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The Capital Hearings


2020 Young Composers Competition: 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Welcome from the Capital Hearings!  We're so glad you're submitting your piece. 

As a reminder, we welcome original, 2-5 minute compositions by U.S. and Canadian residents ages 18-40.  Submissions should be voiced for a mixed a cappella choir.

Please be sure that you have read and understand the complete rules before completing this form.

Remember that your submission must relate in some way to the 2020 competition theme (Click here for more info).  We give you space to explain that relationship below.

Composition Information

Upload a pdf of your full score here, arranged for mixed a cappella choir (SATB, SSATBB, etc.). Please ensure your name is removed to allow for anonymous judging.

Please upload all supporting digital files: Audio/MIDI, standalone text (if not easily parsed in the score) and an English translation as necessary.

Copyright status of texts / lyrics:

Upload proof of copyright permission here.

Personal Information

All review and decisions will be made anonymously, but we will need to be able to contact you if you win!

Full Name

Mailing Address (as of July 31, 2020)

Permanent Address (if different)

Date of Birth (we welcome submissions from anyone ages 18-40)

Certifications (all four boxes must be checked)


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