A Welcoming and Affirming Church

Announcing the 2016 Anthem Competition

2016 Anthem Competition

First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts
Tenth Annual International Anthem Competition
$1600.00 prize
To composers under the age of 40
born after January 2, 1976.

Each year, First Baptist Church invites composers from all over the world to participate in an International Anthem Competition. The Chancel Choir performs the world debut of the winning anthem at First Baptist Church, under the direction of the winning composer.

You can view and download the 2016 Anthem Competition Guidelines now.

Please direct all questions to Wesley Hall, Minister of Music, wesleyh@fbc-worc.org 508-755-6143×227 or check www.fbc-worc.org. A good resource to consider for composing for the pipe organ is A Guide to the Pipe Organ for Composers and Others (available through the American Guild of Organists www.agohq.org/store/index1.html)