Amateur composers of any age are invited to submit an original carol for adult SATB choir, with or without organ or piano accompaniment, for The Bach Choir Sir David Willcocks Carol Competition 2021. The winning carol will be premiered at The Bach Choir’s Carols at Cadogan concert at Cadogan Hall in London (UK) on Monday 20th December 2021.
The competition will be judged by John Rutter, David Hill and Jonathan Willcocks in two categories: under-18s and over-18s. The winner in each category will receive a small cash prize kindly donated by the David Willcocks Music Trust, and up to three complimentary tickets to the Cadogan Hall concert to hear their carol performed live.
The deadline for submissions is Friday 15th October 2021, with winners announced on Friday 19th November 2021.
The full terms and conditions are available on the Bach Choir website.