International Competition for Women Composers 2019
The Brixworth Music Festival, England, is delighted to announce a second international competition for women composers.
We are looking for a work that is 6-10 minutes long and is scored for string quartet and piano. The competition is open to any female composer and there is no age limit for entrants.
The following prizes will be awarded:
|First prize: £500|
The prize-winning work will be played by the Tedesca String Quartet, (the resident quartet of the Midland Sinfonia) www.tedesca.co.uk at the next Brixworth Music Festival on 17th May 2019. The pianist, Charles Matthews, will be performing on the Festival's new piano.
The jury comprises the following members:
|Vivienne Olive||Professor of Music Theory in Nuremberg, retired, Composer, and Joint Artistic Director of the Brixworth Music Festival|
|Gwion Thomas||Singer and Joint Artistic Director of the Brixworth Music Festival|
|Nic Fallowfield||Violin, Tedesca String Quartet|
|Oksana King||Pianist and member of the Brixworth Music Festival Committee|
|Peter Dunkley||Conductor, Clarinettist, Patron of the Brixworth Music Festival Committee|
|Judith Weir||External judge: Composer and Master of the Queen's Music|
|The committee of the Brixworth Music Festival reserves the right to find replacements for absent jury members. Other members of the Brixworth Music Festival Committee may join the judging panel as appropriate.|
Conditions of entry
Closing date: 31st January 2019
Prize winners will be announced at the end of February 2019.
Entry fee: £20.00
Please pay by Paypal
or make a transfer to the following bank account:
Submissions should be entered as follows:
Entries must be in a large envelope on which a freely chosen four-digit code can be seen. This envelope must contain the following:
In addition: One digital copy of the score should be sent by email to the address below. The composer's name is not allowed to appear on the score, only the four-digit code.
Address: Gwion Thomas
Brixworth Music Festival
Digital copy to: email@example.com
Please include the words 2019 Competition Entry in the title of your email
Account Name Brixworth Musical Festival
Account Number 29995568
Sort Code 77-21-12
IBAN Code GB90LOYD77211229995568
BIC Code LOYDGB21A60
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