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Francis Chagrin Awards
The Francis Chagrin Awards support emerging composers with the cost of creating new work. Applications are open year round with three deadlines per year.
New Voices 2015
New Voices is an annual composer support scheme raising the profile of some of the most talented and exciting new voices in the UK today.
Embedded Summer 2015
For the Summer 2015 Embedded residencies, we are delighted to announce the selected composers are Deborah Pritchard for Lichfield Festival, and Patricia Alessandrini for Red Note Ensemble.
Creative Data Club
The Creative Data Club is a place for anyone interested in using data in new and interesting ways.
Cut & Splice 2015
Cut & Splice 2015 links the work of the pioneers of the sonic avant-garde to the trail-blazers of today and explores the relationships between music machines and the environment.
SOUNDkitchen commissions two artists that have not previously worked together to devise a collaborative performance with the aim to provide artists with an opportunity to experiment, test new ideas and take a few artistic risks.
On Thursday 27 November, hcmf// will showcase the works of the 12 Next Wave composers. This will be presented alongside key discussions about recording and distributing your work, part of Sounding Out.
This autumn, Ripsaw Catfish will assemble ad hoc ensembles ('shoals') of improvising musicians from locations across the UK to play spontaneous sets of new music informed by, incorporating or ignoring the Ripsaw Catfish composed material.
Lucky Dog Music is part of Composer-Curator, based in West Yorkshire. It promotes new music including contemporary classical, new jazz, improv and experimental often including visuals, electronics and words.
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.
The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is an important international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music - the music of our time.