Good Company: A Vocal Ensemble announces a new composer competition open to composers born after January 1, 1990 or who are full time, post-high school students. The ensemble welcomes original, previously-unperformed works for four-part mixed chorus, either a cappella or with piano or organ accompaniment lasting from 3-5 minutes, to be submitted by November 1. The winning piece will be performed on May 17, 2015 and its composer will receive a cash award of $500. Details here.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. Other Cleveland activities have included serving on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He currently team-teaches Introduction to Music Criticism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and serves on the board of the Music Critics Association of North America.