HERIOT–WATT UNIVERSITY COMPOSER COMPETITION

September 17, 2014 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

HERIOT–WATT UNIVERSITY
COMPOSER COMPETITION

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 £400

Deadline for submissions: 1st February 2015.

For further information and sample plainchant music, please contact:

Steve King
Director of Music at Heriot Watt University
e-mail: s.king@hw.ac.uk
Location: All Scotland

For further information, please contact s.king@hw.ac.uk (Steve King ), or call 01314513705, or visit http://www.hw.ac.uk/music