The West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival is delighted to announce details of its Composition Competition 2023 for emerging composers, in partnership with the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.
The event will take place Saturday, 25 March 2023, 5.00pm @ Russborough House, Blessington.
Entry is free and open to emerging/early career composers (i.e. composers who have NOT had works professionally published to date) currently based on the island of Ireland or holding Irish citizenship. In particular they would like to encourage applications from emerging/early career composers working in all genres from under-represented and under-served communities.
Winning composers will enjoy a prize package which includes: €500 each, Premiere of their works, a pre-concert Composer’s Voice interview with the winning composer and the performers, presented by the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland aswell as inclusion in festival publicity.
Deadlines for submissions are:
Friday 24th March at 5pm (work for flute and piano)
Friday 22nd September at 5pm (work for brass quintet)
See here for more information