Higher Education Programme
Sound and Music and NMC Recordings are pleased to announced that applications to the HEI Programme are now open.
The new programme will offer 12 composers studying in Higher Education:
- Workshops with professional artists: musicians from the London Sinfonietta, Sound Intermedia and leading soloists working across genres to develop new 10' pieces
- Their works recorded by NMC and made available for digital download; selected works will also feature on the CD release celebrating the label’s 25th birthday
- Their works performed at a showcase as part of hcmf// 2014
- Professional mentoring, sharing of best practice and networking with peers
- Recognition and support for composers who are interested in challenging the way they work
This programme will be available to composers studying in higher education in the academic year 2013 – 14. Only ONE composer per institution can be nominated, and this must be by the institution.
In order to be nominated, composers:
- must be studying at the England-based institution that has made the nomination during the academic year 2013-14
- must be a British citizen or resident in the UK for the duration of the programme
- must be available for interview in London in the week of 25 November 2013
- must be available for both workshop periods and the performance must be able to invest the time in developing a new work, in addition to their HE studies
We can only accept ONE application per institution
More information about applying is available in the call document