2014 RPS Composition Prize: Call for Scores!

08 Jan 2014

The deadline for entries for the next RPS Composition Prize is Monday 31 March 2014.

The RPS Composition Prize gives the chance for young composers to write a work for a prestigious professional performance, and is supported by the Delius Trust and the Radcliffe Trust. Four £3,000 commissions and one £1,000 commission are awarded.

The competition is open to composers aged 28 and under who are studying, or have studied at any conservatoire or university in the UK. A portfolio of three compositions and a CD recording of one work must be submitted with a completed entry form. Proof of age and a letter from your place of study are also required.

To find out more and download an entry form, click here.
To read about recent winners of this prestigious prize, click here.


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