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For our Spring 2015 Embedded residencies, we are delighted to announce the selected composers for residencies with BBC Symphony Orchestra, Cafe OTO and Music Hackspace.
Applications to the Sound and Music Summer School 2015 are now closed.
17/07/2015 - 31/11/2015
Go Compose! is a national initiative to create opportunities for young composers to develop their skills. We currently know of activities in Hertfordshire, Birmingham and Aberdeenshire.
Sound and Music is delighted to be partnering with the Bohman Brothers, Aluminium Music with Joby Burgess, The Riot Ensemble and EXAUDI for Portfolio 2014-15.
folie a deux mahogany opera group
11 March - 7 June 2015 // Various locations
Part staged performance, part concept album, Folie à Deux is a lyrical and intense investigation into love and loneliness within a relationship. Created by composer Emily Hall, writer Sjón and featuring vocals from Sofia Jernberg.
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Deadline: noon Wednesday 3 June 2015
We're delighted to be partnering with noh Theatre for Portfolio Summer 2015 to offer two composers the opportunity to create new works.
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Deadline: noon Wednesday 3 June 2015
For the Summer 2015 Embedded residencies, we are delighted to announce partnerships with Lichfield Festival and Red Note Ensemble. The deadline for both these opportunities is noon Wednesday 3 June 2015.
Tuesday 12 May 2015 // London
The Creative Data Club is a place for anyone interested in using data in new and interesting ways.
francis chagrin
Deadline: noon 25 June 2015
The Francis Chagrin Awards support emerging composers with the cost of creating new work. Applications are open year round with three deadlines per year.
Deadline: 12 June 2015
Applications now open for Adopt a Composer, which pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. It is funded by PRS for Music Foundation and run by Making Music, in association with Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3.
Google Cultural Institute International Women's Day
Sound and Music's fourth exhibition with the Google Cultural Institute is on the theme of International Women's Day and is curated by Poulomi Desai.
Deadline: noon Friday 27 March 2015
A two year programme to support more performances and commissions of new music written by young composers.
leo chadburn simon bookish
28 February - 18 March
Leo Chadburn (AKA Simon Bookish) presents 'The Text Message' deaturing song, spoken word and lo-fi electronics, and including rarely-heard experimental music by composers including Peter Ablinger, Travis Just and Jennifer Walshe.
manifesto
23 February 2015 // Manchester
Performances of the MANIFESTO project capture the vibrancy and immediacy of the manifesti, from Futurism in 1909 to 1960's Fluxus.
18th 2015 - 21st February 2015
The Workers Union Ensemble (WUE) present a programme of five new works developed in response to Simon Steen-Andersen’s On And Off And To And Fro (2008) for soprano saxophone, double bass, vibraphone and three players with megaphones.
hideous porta
17th January 2015
Hideous Porta is a concert series conceived to fill the gap of a regular London monthly programme promoting new music. It emphasises carefully curated events focusing on the presentation of electronic and acoustic experiments.
Deadline: noon Wednesday 14 January 2015
For our Winter 2014/15 Embedded residencies, we are delighted to announce two new partnerships with Quatuor Bozzini and South London Gallery
Wednesday 14 January 2015
We want to know more about your audience development ideas, worries and thoughts. Complete the survey and receive the results in mid January 2015.
Sound and Music are supporting nine new grass roots event-series and festivals of new music for 2014/15.
03/12/2014
Sound and Music have a new development plan in place for the British Music Collection designed to open up the archive to become a 21st century tool for artists and audiences to discover the story of British contemporary music.
Soundkitchen
23 May - 28 November
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.
27th November 2014
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.
Sound and Music Christmas Crowdfunder is raising money for three composer projects.