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Sacred Music Choral Competition




This year, the University Park UMC Sacred Music Composition Competition will feature choral music appropriate for Pentecost Sunday. Please feel free to submit one (1) piece per composer. The text and tune can be original or public domain (or used with permission from copyright owner). Please submit both a PDF of the piece and a sound file (MIDI is acceptable).

Accepting submissions September 1- November 30

One submission per applicant (NO submission fees!)

Winner to be announced February 2023


  • Written for SATB/SAB mixed choir
  • Accompaniment: a cappella, piano, or organ
  • Should be singable/accessible for common volunteer church choirs
  • Divisi (in moderation) is allowed
  • All styles are admissible
  • Arrangements are eligible (permissions obtained by submitting composer)

Please use the submission form below. Once the form is complete, you will receive an email with the link to upload music.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Pope, Minister of Worship:

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