Annual Composition Contest

Liturgy Alive: Annual Composition Competition

The Notre Dame Magnificat Choir is pleased to sponsor Liturgy Alive, an annual composition competition to foster creative new choral music for the Catholic Mass. Details about the contest can be found here


Past Winners

2021


First Place ($2,000 prize):

Meditabor for unaccompanied women's choir (SSAA) by Emily Mason (Chantilly, VA)

Mason Sample Score

Mason Sample Recording (performed by the composer)

Announcement of 2021 Winners


Second Place ($1,000 prize):

Meditabor for unaccompanied women's choir (SSAA) by David Kelley (Vienna, VA)

Kelley Sample Score

Kelley Sample Recording (performed by the composer)

Honorable Mention:

Meditabor for unaccompanied women's choir (SSA) by Kari Medina (Seattle, WA)


2020

First Place ($2,000 prize): 

Lauda Anima Mea Dominum by Joseph Fong (New York, New York)

                      Fong Sample Score

                      Fong Sample Recording (Midi demo)

                      Announcement and Joseph Fong Biography

2019           

First Place ($2,000 prize): 
Laudate Dominum by Francisco Carbonell (Indianapolis, IN)
                     Carbonell Sample Score

                      Carbonell Sample Recording (midi file)

 

Second Place ($1,000 prize): 
Laudate Dominum by Brenda Portman (Cincinnati, Ohio)

                     Portman Sample Score

                       Portman Sample Recording (live recording of the Magnificat Choir)

                                                          

2019 Winner Biographies

 

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