Edgar W. and Margaret MacDonald Stanton Memorial Carillon
Stanton Memorial Carillon
1998 Carillon Composition Competition
To encourage the writing of original carillon compositions
by young composers.
- One cash award of $500.
- Premiere performance of the winning composition at the Spring
Upon acceptance of the award, it is understood that the rights
for the premiere performance will be granted by the composer
to the ISU Spring Carillon Festival.
- The submitted work shall be an original composition for four-octave
carillon (tenor C to C4), with a two-octave pedal board (tenor
C to C2).
- The composition may be a solo, a duet for one carillon or
a work for carillon with one or more other instruments or chorus.
- A transcription or arrangement will not be accepted.
- The composition shall be 4 to 7 minutes in length.
- The submitted work shall never have been published, awarded
a prize in another competition, or performed publicly.
- A composer may submit more than one work.
- The composer must not have been born before April 24, 1963.
- Albert Gerken, Jeffrey Prater, and Tin-shi Tam.
- The judges reserve the right not to award a prize if the
submitted compositions are not of a satisfactory level.
- The decision of the judges is final.
Instructions for submission:
- Submit three copies of the composition.
- The composition must be postmarked no later than Tuesday,
March 31, 1998.
- The submitted composition must be legible.
- The composer's name shall not appear on the composition.
- Along with the three copies of the composition, include a
small sealed envelope that contains within the composer's name,
address, phone number and birth date. The title of the composition
is to be placed on the outside of the small envelope. The small
envelope will be opened only after the judges' decision is made.
- Submitted compositions will be returned only if a self-addressed
and stamped envelope is provided.
Winning compositions of previous competitions:
Tree Modes for carillon by Amy Michelle Black, Waco, Kentucky
Lux Aeterna for carillon by Mark Storey, Auckland, New Zealand
Honorary Mention: Echo for carillon and mixed chorus by Amy Michelle Black, Waco, Kentucky
By de dei lâns (The proceedings of the day) for carillon by Klass R. R. de Haan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Submit materials to:
Carillon Composition Competition '98
For more information,
call (515) 294-2911, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Iowa State University
149 Music Hall
Ames, IA 50011