The Capital Hearings 2016 Young Composers Competition

The Capital Hearings, a 14-member mixed vocal ensemble, are proud to announce our 2015 Young Composers Competition!

We encourage composers age 40 or below to submit mixed a cappella works of two-to-five minutes in duration that align with our 2016 artistic theme, Politics and Political Capital.  A cash prize of $500 will be awarded.

Please visit for full information. Submissions are due May 7.

From formal concerts and embassy soirees to holiday caroling and flashmobs, the group's wide-ranging repertoire of classical choral favorites, vocal jazz, and contemporary arrangements has established it as Washington D.C.'s most versatile vocal ensemble.

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