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10TH FEBRUARY 2021
Youth Composition Competition Announced
Award winning Illawarra based orchestra Steel City Strings is holding a composition competition in line with our “Celebration of Youth” concert series.
We are offering the chance for a young composer to have their work performed by the members of Steel City Strings.
The winner of the competition will be awarded $1,000 and will have their works performed during the “Celebration of Youth” concert series on the following dates:
- June 20 | Southern Highlands
- June 26 | Wollongong Town Hall
- June 27 | Nowra School of Arts
“A unique opportunity for budding composers to have their music performed live by our award-winning ensemble. We can’t wait to hear what these young composers have to say.” – Kyle Little, Artistic Director.
COMPETITION RULES AND DETAILS
- Competitors must be 25 years old or younger
- Entries close Sunday, April 18th 2021.
- Entries must be emailed on or before the closing date to [email protected]
- The composition must be between 3-10 minutes in duration
- The compositions must be for string orchestra (184.108.40.206.1 – 4 x violin 1, 4 x violin 2, 3 violas, 3 cellos, 1 double bass)
- Compositions must be submitted in .pdf score format including audio file (e.g. midi, mp3, etc.)
- Entrants must reside within Australia
- A winner will be chosen by a panel of judges
Any enquiries, please email: [email protected]