How many carol recordings will be selected?
We'll select five carols from those submitted to us, for broadcast by Classic FM.
No, it's not just for choirs - if you have a great recording of your instrumental group performing a carol, please do send it in!
What is the maximum length for the recording?
Five minutes, but if you have a fantastic recording that's longer, Classic FM will consider it so do please still send it in.
What else do they need apart from the recording?
Please also send us:
1. 100-200 words including:
- the title of the carol
- the composer's name
- your group name
- your conductor's name
- any soloists' names
- any other musicians or ensembles in the recording
2. your website address
3. any social media handles you use.
Where do we send the recording?
Please send recordings to: Caitlin Goreing, Making Music, 8 Holyrood Street, London SE1 2EL or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What's the deadline?
9am Friday 23 November.
When will we know if our carol has been selected?
We'll let you know by Friday 7 December.
When will the carols be broadcast?
One carol will be broadcast each weekday on Classic FM Drive (5pm-8pm) in one of the weeks leading up to Christmas.
How should we submit our carol?
You can send us your audio file via:
- a CD
- a USB stick
- an online download link
If you're ripping the audio from a CD, please make sure it's in WAV format rather than MP3.
The quality of your recording will be a strong deciding factor in whether your carol is selected, so please do select the best possible recording.
Submit your recordings to Caitlin Goreing for a chance to be chosen to appear on Classic FM.