Second Annual Choral Competition

The Process:

  • Respond by September 15, 2018, through email or USPS to confirm your interest in participating with your choral group. A registration packet will then be emailed to you.
  • Submit registration form along with a $25 registration fee by October 10, 2018.
  • Submit a current sample audio recording of your group by November 20, 2018. Include two selections, each from a different major musical period.
  • From the sample recordings, a panel of choral professionals will choose the nine finalist ensembles to perform in the March 2, 2019 competition.
  • Finalists will be notified by January 5, 2019.

Finalist Competition will occur on Saturday, March 2, 2019

Performances will begin at 1PM and conclude at 4PM. A panel of 3 accredited judges will adjudicate the performing ensembles. Directors must bring 3 original copies of each selection for the judges. Each finalist choir will be allotted a minimum of 10 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes performance time. Three performance pieces, each from a different major musical period (Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, twentieth Century, etc.) will be required. Judges will deliberate following the final performance. Light refreshments will be served during their deliberations, following which the winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

To confirm your interest in participation, and to receive a registration packet in September, send the following information to the dedicated USPS mailbox or dedicated email address which follow by September 15, 2018.


Information Required By September 15, 2018:

Director’s Name, School, County/State, Number of choristers, Email address through your school, Telephone contact number(s)


Addresses:

USPS = ECAS HS Choral Competition Administrator P.O. Box 71 Wittman, MD 21676-0071

Email = ECASChoralCompAdm@gmail.com For further clarification please do not hesitate to contact the administrator at the addresses above.

Easton Choral Arts Society is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council,
the Talbot County Arts Council and the Mid-Shore Community Foundation