September 12, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

An invitation to write an ensemble piece open to all un-published composers in SCOTLAND. No age limit.

The piece is to be written for the group, ‘Inchcolm New Music Ensemble’, based at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

The composition starting point [inspiration] shall be the Celtic plainchant composed and sung on Inchcolm, an Island in the river Forth near Edinburgh where hundreds of years ago, Augustinian monks lived and worshiped in the Abbey.

The composition should have a duration of around ten minutes, and be written for voices and any combination of orchestral instruments.

1st Prize:          £500

Deadline for submissions: 1st February 2017.

For further information and sample plainchant music, please contact:

Steve King D.Litt MBE
Director of Music
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS
0131 451 3705
Email: s.king@hw.ac.uk