Primorska, Slovenia

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Application Procedure

Applications are now open for our 2017 festival!

Completed application forms and all supporting materials must be received by the dates specified below. Acceptance of late applications will be at the discretion of the City of Derry International Choir Festival.

Application Requirements:

  • Completed entry form with proposed competition programme
  • Entry fee
  • 5 x sets of original sheet music for proposed competition pieces
  • Choir biography (maximum 250 words)
  • Recent colour photograph of the choir in JPEG format (International Competition only)
  • A recent recording of the choir (International Competition only)

Competition fees
School Competitions: £50/€60
National Competitions: £80/€95
International Competition: £150/€180
Non-Competitive Participation: £50/€60*
*Fee applicable to choirs taking part in non-competitive activities only. Competing choirs are eligible to participate in non-competitive activities without an additional fee.

Competing school and national choirs may avail of the official festival accompanist and should request this on their entry form.
Accompanist fee: £50/€60.

Choirs who are not selected for participation in the International Competition will receive a full refund of the entry fee submitted.

Sterling payments and cheques should be made to:
Account Name: Walled City Music Trust, No. 2 Choral Festival
Account Address: 7 Queen Street, Derry, BT48 7EF
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Account Number: 19935252
National Sort Code: 90-49-74
IBAN: GB43 BOFI 9049 5819 9352 52
BIC: BOFIGB2B

Euro payments and cheques should be made to:
Account Name: Walled City Music Trust
Account Address: 7 Queen Street, Derry, BT48 7EF
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Account Number: 29259366
National Sort Code: 90-49-15
IBAN: IE70 BOFI 9049 1529 2593 66
BIC: BOFIIE2D

N.B. Please ensure that the name and contact details of each choir are noted on all bank transfers.