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Development opportunity for North-East Scotland composers

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17 June 2019

Development opportunity for North-East Scotland composers

sound is pleased to announce that we will be offering a development opportunity for composers based in North-East Scotland as part of our soundcreators programme. The opportunity will involve working with Aberdeen’s new music ensemble Any Enemy to write a new work for performance during this year’s soundfestival.

Schedule: 

·         30th June 10am-1pm: initial workshop (for which you will be expected to have prepared some sketches);

·         Date tbc in late August/September tbc for a first read-through of your piece;

·         Performance during soundfestival 2019 (23rd October to 3rd November).

Any Enemy is Aberdeen’s new music ensemble. Formed in 2018, it is comprised of local practitioners and students. Currently the membership comprises the following instruments: violin, cello, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, percussion (2) and piano. The conductor is Pete Stollery.

To apply

Please apply by email to admin@sound-scotland.co.uk, sending some information about yourself (biography or CV), a short paragraph detailing your motivation for taking part, as well as a couple of examples of pieces you have already written (either score or recording).

The deadline for applications is 17th June 2019.

Selection

We will select around 2-3 composers who we feel best suited to work with the ensemble.

Please note that this opportunity is not remunerated.  

The soundcreators programme is funded by Creative Scotland, Help Musicians UK and the PRS for Music Foundation as part of its Talent Development Programme.

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