The Presbyterian Association of Musicians invites composers to submit entries for its first choral anthem composition competition.
Eligibility: Any composer may submit an entry, with the following exceptions: PAM Executive Board members and their immediate families.
Entry Deadline: October 1, 2015 (Email time stamp or postmark)
Award Notification: No later than December 31, 2015. PAM reserves the right to not make an award if no entry is deemed acceptable.
Prizes: The composer of the winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1000. The winning composition will be recommended for publication by MorningStar Music Publishers in the PAM Anthem Series. Final decision on publication resides with MorningStar. The winning composition will be introduced at a summer PAM Worship and Music Conference. The winning composer will grant PAM permission to reproduce the work for its introduction. PAM will bear the cost of reproduction and distribution to conference participants.
Jury: PAM’s ad hoc committee on anthem competitions, the 2016 Montreat Worship and Music Conference Director, and the 2016 Mo-Ranch/PAM Conference Director will comprise the jury.
For more information, complete guidleines, and application, go to our website at presbymusic.org.