ChoralArt of Portland, Maine announces its 6th annual New England Carol Contest. ChoralArt seeks new carols from composers with a New England connection (born in, current resident of, or composer currently studying at a college, university, or conservatory in one of the six New England states). The winning entry will be premiered during the 2019-2020 season. The 2019 guidelines stipulate a cappella or keyboard accompaniment settings for SATB chorus (divisi up to SSATB) with English text and a duration of about three minutes. The winning composer will receive a $750 cash prize. There is no cost to apply. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm EDT. For more information, guidelines, and an application form please visit www.choralart.org/carolcontest.