Competition Open for the Christ Church Orlando Composition Prize

The competition for the Orlando Composition Prize at Christ Church is now open. Open to all current graduates and undergraduates of the University of Oxford, the competition asks composers to create an unaccompanied setting (SATB) of Psalm 150 (Coverdale text) lasting no more than five minutes.

The first prize will be £800 and the winning piece will be performed by the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral during Evensong in the Cathedral on Saturday 9 June 2018.

Entries should be received by Monday 19th March 2018, should preferably be produced on Sibelius, and should be sent to:

Dr Stephen Darlington, Director of Music and Tutor in Music

Christ Church, Oxford, OX1 1DP

Good luck to all entrants!