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|
For more information about it please see: http://www.brixworthmusicfestival.co.uk/competition.html