Check back next fall for more information on the 2016 Chicago Harp Quartet Composition Contest. 


The Chicago Harp Quartet is excited to be working with Nicholas Davies 2014 Composition Contest Honorable Mention on an exciting project with MOZAWA in summer 2015.  

http://www.mozawa.org/#!season/mainPage


2014 Chicago Harp Quartet Composition Contest Winner Announced

 

HIlary Purrington winner of the 2014 CHQ Composition Contest

HIlary Purrington winner of the 2014 CHQ Composition Contest

CHQ is pleased to announce that Hilary Purrington has been selected as the winner of this year's competition.  Nicholas Davies has also been awarded Honorable Mention.

We look forward to working with Hilary in the exciting process of creating a new piece of music which will be premiered by CHQ during the 2014-15 season.  The CHQ Composition Competition is generously sponsored by the American Harp Society.

The CHQ will give Miss Purrington's Tattered Skies world premiere on Nov. 11th, 2014 at the Diane and Simon Zunamon Memorial Fine Arts Music Series.  More information can be found under the calendar. 


2014 Chicago Harp Quartet Composition Contest

Award

$1,000 Commission by the Chicago Harp Quartet 

Performance by the Chicago Quartet during the 2014-2015 Concert Season

Recording of the Live Performance

 

Guidelines

Open to composers above the age of 18 and either resident of the United States or enrolled in full-time studies in the United States.

Requirements 

2 samples of composer's work 3-5 minutes in length. 1 sample must include harp.  

$40 Entry Fee in the form of a check addressed to the "Chicago Harp Quartet" to be mailed to:

Marguerite Lynn Williams

1750 N. Campbell Ave

Unit C

Chicago, IL 60647

Format

Digital Score and midi or live recordings. 

 

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES

Friday, January 31, 2014 8PM CST. 

Submit Entry Form Below in addition to score and recording submissions.

All scores and recordings must be e-mailed to:

chicagoharpquartet@gmail.com

Subject Line "Composition Contest Entry" 

Winner will be announced March 2014.

 

Questions? Please contact Emily at chicagoharpquartet@gmail.com

 

*You must submit a composition that is unpublished, unawarded and has not been professionally recorded for commercial CD release.

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

The decisions of the jury are final.

 

ENTRY FORM 

Date: *
Date:
Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Are you a US Citizen? *
If not, are you currently studying in the US full time?
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