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Composer Press Release

Had a work accepted by PROJECT : ENCORE?

Use the press release template below to:

  • Notify news media of your achievement.
  • Keep your name before the public.
  • Attract commissions and performances.

To use: Copy the template below into your favorite word processor and replace the red blocks with your own information.

CONTACT: [your name]
EMAIL: [your email address]
PHONE: [your phone number]
Composer [Your Name] Awarded with Significant PROJECT : ENCORE™ Endorsement

Composer [Your Name] of [residence/institution/etc.] has been honored by PROJECT : ENCORE with the acceptance of [name of accepted composition] into its highly selective catalog of contemporary choral music. A pool of prominent international conductors, after careful review of the submitted composition, made the announcement on [date you received word].

[name of the work] was premiered by [performing ensemble, conductor name] on [date of performance] [Add any other pertinent facts of the premiere.]

PROJECT : ENCORE (P:E). founded in 2009, is a catalog new choral works endorsed by a panel of internationally recognized conductors. It is not in competition with any company or organization seeking to promote or publish new choral music.  P:E supports all efforts encouraging the composition and performance of new, high-quality choral music. It was founded by Deborah Simpkin King, Artistic Director and Founder of Schola Cantorum on Hudson, a performance, educational and advocacy organization based in Manhattan and New Jersey and supported by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and many other generous individuals, foundations, and business partners. For additional information write