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We had a really great response to this competition over the first few months of the year and have enjoyed judging all the entries immensely. Thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to send us something. We enjoyed listening to every one and have been assured that the community choir scene is thriving around the world!
The range of entries was also impressive. We received over 30 submissions in total and the winners chosen span three continents – North America, Europe and Australasia. It’s rather gratifying to be able to say this was a truly international competition!
….but now, onto the results!
Since the Easter break Craig and I have been thoroughly enjoying the task of judging the entries for our competition, #16SecondsOfSound and are delighted to announce the winners here!
It was a tough decision to split out the top group, but we eventually settled on our winners without too may arguments!
The winner of the 1st prize and recipient of a specially commissioned piece written by Craig, as well as 10,000 bonus reward points (worth £50 towards future purchases on ChoirCommunity) is………..
Yes it is a cliché, but time really does fly when you’re having fun! We launched the #16SecondsOfSound competition back last October and already we are less than one month away from the 31st March deadline for entries!
We’ve had some fantastic submissions so far, but it would be great to get some more in over the next few weeks. Craig and I will be judging them in April and the winning choir will get a bespoke arrangement written for them by Craig himself, as well as enough rewards points to get your next couple of arrangements from the site for free! There are also other prizes of rewards points available too.
The competition is very easy to enter and only requires a choir (which hopefully you already have access to) and a smart phone. The rules and terms and conditions can be found here.
If you want to see some examples of other entries so far, check out our YouTube Channel. We’ve not been able to put them all up due to copyright issues, but you can get some ideas here.
It really would be great to see some more examples of the fun and enjoyment which the other entries so far have shown so please send us an example of what you can do and we will announce the winners in April.
We have created another example video for our competition this week. Craig’s choir, MKCC (Milton Keynes Community Choir) have selected the chorus from ‘Te Harinui’ – Wendy Sergeant’s arrangement of a New Zealand Christmas song.
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