BASCA Opens Entries for the 2017 British Composer Awards. Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works across eleven award categories.
The British Composer Awards promote the art of composition, recognise the creative talent of composers and sound artists, and bring their music to a wider audience. They are unique in making contemporary music, jazz and sonic art the focus of their annual celebration.
To be eligible Composers must have been born in the UK or ordinarily resident for at least 5 years. Works that received a UK première performance, either live or broadcast, from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 are eligible across the following categories:
Solo or Duo
Wind Band or Brass Band
Contemporary Jazz Composition
Community or Educational Project
Amateur or Young Performers
Entries are made via our Entry Site, where you can also find our full Rules and Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria.
Visit www.basca.secure-platform.com to enter works.
Closing Date Tuesday 4 July 2017
The British Composer Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music, in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage.
The Awards take place on Wednesday 6 December in the BP Lecture Theatre and East Foyer of the British Museum, London.