The New York Virtuoso Singers

"The city’s outstanding concert choir..." — The New York Times

Call for Scores

Founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, The New York Virtuoso Singers has become this country's leading exponent of contemporary choral music. Although the chorus performs music of all periods, its emphasis is on commissioning, performing and recording the music of American composers.

It is not required that you send recordings. However, you may send one if you wish. Published as well as unpublished works are acceptable for a possible public performance in New York City or publication with a major publisher.

There are no age or resident restrictions. All are welcome to send scores.

Eligible Submissions
All a cappella works for 16-voice mixed chorus and those with piano accompaniment, may be submitted. If the text is not in the public domain, composers must submit a letter confirming that permission has been given from the author or poet to set the text to music

Application Fee
None. There is no limit to the number of scores submitted

Application Deadline
There is no deadline. Scores may be submitted at any time. There is no formal application form required with the submission of scores.

Scores should be sent by mail to:
Canticorum Virtuosi, Inc.
2 Cove Road
South Salem, NY 10590-1023

Scores and CDs will not be returned.  Scores and mp3’s may also be emailed to, in addition to mailing the scores to the above street address.