The South African Composers’ Symposium and The Songmakers’ Guild invite composers to enter for their composition competition.
- Composers must be resident in South Africa and born in 1983 or later to enter.
- The composers’ submitted works must fulfil the following requirements:
- Written for mezzosoprano and piano or baritone and piano
- 8 to 15 minutes in length
- On a text by a South African writer in any South African language (official or otherwise)
- The work may be a single song, a group of songs or a song cycle.
- The work does not have to be composed new for the competition: it may also include an existing song or songs, as long as the resulting work still fulfils the competition requirements.
- Composers must submit their work as a PDF score and include a Midi realisation or audio recording of the work.
- The final submission deadline is Monday, 17 July 2023. No late submissions will be accepted.
- No entry fee is required for the competition application.
Queries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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