Young Composers

Identifying and promoting new voices in choral music.

Be the Winner

Pacific Chorale periodically invites American composers in the early stages of their careers to submit unperformed choral works for consideration. Our next competition is planned for the 2018-19 season.

The Winner Receives:

  • A cash prize.
  • A public performance of their composition by Pacific Chorale.
  • A recording of the public performance.

Composer Eligibility:

  • Composer must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be willing to travel to Orange County, California during the week of the performance (domestic airfare and accommodations will be provided).

Past competition winners include: