2018 Award Ceremony date announced
30th January 2018
Music Publishers Association to Sponsor Inspiration Award for 2018
18th July 2018

2018 Call for Entries Opens 25 May

BASCA will open the Call for Entries for the 2018 awards on Friday 25 May 2018.

Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works, and entries across all twelve award categories are judged anonymously. This year we are expanding our celebration of jazz composers with two categories for Jazz Composition. Works that received a UK première performance, either live or broadcast, between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018 are eligible across the following categories:

Amateur or Young Performers
Chamber Ensemble
Community or Educational Project
Jazz Composition for Small Ensemble
Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble
Small Chamber
Solo or Duo
Sonic Art
Stage Works
Wind Band or Brass Band

Visit our Awards Entry Site https://basca.secure-platform.com for this year’s Rules & Guidelines and full eligibility criteria. The closing date for entries is Monday 9 July 2018.

The British Composer Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music. The event is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage.

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