Two Emily Dickinson texts have been chosen for the inaugural Stephen Paulus Emerging Composer Competition (both should be set):
In this short Life
that only (merely) lasts an hour
did his best—
These Dickinson texts are in the public domain. True Concord thanks The Emily Dickinson Collection, Amherst College Archives & Special Collections as the source of the original.
Submissions will be adjudicated by Dale Warland, composer, founding conductor of Dale Warland Singers, and frequent collaborator with Stephen Paulus; and Dan Asia, professor of composition at University of Arizona.
You can submit your score and MIDI recording by emailing email@example.com. Please send a link to your MIDI realization, if possible.