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Composition Opportunity

Lawson-May Award for Composition : The Solent Music Festival

  • Deadline date: 15 Jun 2020 [Delivery Deadline]
  • Date held: The winner will be announced on 1st July 2020
  • Location: Tonbridge, United Kingdom
  • Total prizes: GBP 3,000
  • Entry fee: There is no application fee
  • Work duration: 7-15 minutes in duration

 

Further Details

NOTICE (March 11, 2020): Prospective applicants for overseas opportunities should refer to the Australian government's Smart Traveller website for information on travel restrictions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Furthermore, prospective applicants are advised to refer to the opportunity websites for information about cancellations, or rescheduling, of opportunities.

We are extremely grateful to Neil Lawson-May for generously sponsoring this award.

Eligibility:
1) Composers of any age and nationality;
2) Compositions must not have been previously published;
3) Compositions must not have won any prize in a previous composition competition;
4) Compositions must never have been performed in public;
5) Only one entry per composer.

Length and Format:
1) 7-15 minutes in duration;
2) Piece must be for one to six players using any of the following instruments:
clarinet (1), violin (1 or 2), viola (1), cello (1), piano (1).

Application (June 15, 2020 Deadline):
1) Short Biography (200 words max);
2) Submissions via email only to hello@solentmusicfestival.com ;
3) Scores must be typeset and attached as PDF files; please also include a recording, mp3, or midi file of your composition if possible.
4) There is no application fee.

Results:
1) The winner will be announced on 1st July 2020 on our website. The jury's decisions are final and cannot be appealed.

Awards:
1) One prize only of GBP 3,000.
2) The winning work will be premiered at the 2020 SMF in September.

Deadline: 15 June 2020.

Website: http://solentmusicfestival.com/lmaward/

Email:

Contact: Solent Music Festival

Mailing Address: 28 Lavender Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2AT UNITED KINGDOM

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