Young Composer

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E – Young Composer

  • Closing date for all applications: 1 May 2022
  • Successful applicants will be notified by: 2nd week in June 2022

E1. Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Composition Competition (Choral)

Composers aged 16-30 are invited to submit original works (not previously performed or published) for youth, mixed, female or male choirs, with or without keyboard accompaniment, or for string quartet. Works submitted should be no more than five minutes in duration. Works should be submitted in standard notation format, by email, ensuring the score is credited to a pseudonym. The names of entrants will not be revealed to the adjudicating panel. A recording in mp3 format should be submitted with each entry. Composers are at liberty to submit either authentic recordings or audio recordings in electronic format such as can be exported from a music publishing programme. Submissions of recordings without music score cannot be considered for adjudication. G1 Prizes: International Medal and £250. The winner will receive their prize on one of our Eisteddfod stages and there may be an opportunity for the work(s) to be performed and published.