Sound and Music’s Embedded programme is a series of residencies for composers and for artists who work with sound, delivered in partnership with major creative organisations across the UK.

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Supported by

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Become part of Embedded

Become the BCMG composer-in-residence for 2013/15. Find out more and apply hereDeadline 24 October 2013.


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Go Compose!
Go Compose!
17/07/2015 - 31/07/2017
Aberdeenshire, Birmingham, Hertfordshire, Huddersfield, Kent, Poole & West Midlands
Produced by: 
Sound and Music with local partners


Go Compose! Hertfordshire

Go Compose! Hertfordshire is produced in partnership with the Purcell School and Hertfordshire Music Service, who have also generously funded the project.

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Go Compose! Banchory

Go Compose! Banchory in Aberdeenshire is for young composers aged 14-19 and is produced in partnership with the sound festival, Red Note Ensemble and Aberdeen University, and funded by Creative Scotland.

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Birmingham Young Composers' Project

BYCP is an initiative for young composers and creative musicians aged 14-18 in the West Midlands area.  Activity includes a series of workshops plus special creative weekends and composing for media projects.

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Go Compose! Huddersfield

Go Compose! Huddersfield is an initative led by Huddersfield University.  More info here!

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

BCMG's Feel the Buzz workshops are for young composers from across the country who have a stong interest in composing.


Go Compose! Kent

Go Compose! Kent is produced in partnership with Music@Malling. Click here for more info.

Go Compose! Poole

Go Compose! Poole is produced by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Click here for more info.

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Sound and Music Summer School
Deadline: Noon, Thursday 29th March
The Purcell School of Music
Produced by: 
Sound and Music


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