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In July we conducted a survey for all those who produce music and events, for live and online audiences. After crunching the numbers, we are ready to share the results.
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Deadline: October 21, 2016
The International Society for Contemporary Music is once again accepting submissions, for the British section, for it's World Music Day Event in Vancouver .
The latest Francis Chagrin Award composers have now been selected.
New Music Biennial
Oct 2016 - July 2017
We are delighted to announce a special Minute of Listening sound collection for the New Music Biennial, developed in partnership with PRS for Music Foundation and as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
Adopt a Composer
Find out which composers have been selected for Adopt a Composer 2016, and who the performing organisations they have been paired with are!
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Deadline: Noon Tuesday 30 August
As part of the Portfolio programme for 2016/17 we and Adrian Lee with Ludi Quartet Kernow are offering an opportunity for up to three composers/creative artists to develop new works for electric guitar quartet.
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Friday 16th September 2016
Composers Anna Braithwaite and Michael Betteridge have teamed up to create a radical new music-theatre piece, staged by director Nick Blackburn, that will tour the UK from August to October this year. On September 16th, it visits Folkstone!
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Friday 16th September
Leslie Deere and Jack James, Embedded composers in residence with Music Hackspace, will showcase the fruits of 16 months of collaboration in a one-off live event at Café Oto this September.
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Deadline: Wednesday 7th September
We are recruiting for a new member of our development team.
Creative Data Club - Data Gazing
Starting September 2016
We are very excited to announce that we will be teaming with Signal Noise for a special series of future-focused data events this autumn.
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October 1st 2016
A radical new piece of verbatim music-theatre about two people living with a life-changing diagnosis brought to you by Michael Betteridge and Anna Braithwaite as part of the Composer-Curator scheme.
In 2018 SaM Summer School will be celebrating its 10th Birthday, and you can join the party! #SaMs10
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Wednesday 31st August 2016 - Thursday 8th September 2016
Eight inspired Scottish composers bringing a 900 year old plain-song fragment from Orkney back to life with innovative new choral music. Part of the Composer-Curator scheme.
Lindsay Cooper playing the bassoon.
Saturday 10th September 2016
Sound and Music and the Feminist Library present an afternoon of rewriting music history by editing and adding content about women composers on the British Music Collection!
Manchester-based Ensemble, Distractfold, have been selected to curate the next sonic arts event, taking place in Manchester in 2017.
22nd July 2016
Heart n Soul & LSO Discovery bring together our artists for an evening of musical performances with a difference.
Deadline: Friday 2nd September
Our Toolkits are our most visited online resource, so we're setting out to make them even better. Help us to help you, by telling us what you want to know about becoming a successful composer.
25th July 2016
The world premiere of Michael Cryne’s piece, 'Slipstream,' developed on the Portfolio programme, performed by London chamber orchestra Ruthless Jabiru as part of Tempting Failure festival.
People rushing by a beachfront in Folkstone with two silhouetted figures
Wednesday 24th August
A radical new piece of verbatim music-theatre about living with a life-changing diagnosis brought to you by Composer-Curators, Michael Betteridge & Anna Braithwaite.
New Music Audience Survey 2016
This survey is now closed.
We are conducting a survey for all those who produce music and events, for live and online audiences. Our survey is open until 7th July. So get involved and tell us about your audiences!
Discord - Utopia 2016
Paths to Utopia opens until 2nd Oct
Opening now, Discord sound experience will be premiering as part of Utopia 2016 - Book your 'viewing' today.
The Tetley Weekender
Saturday 25th June - Sunday 26th June
Sound and Music is delighted to announce that composers Rob Bentall and Joel Cahen will be part of the Tetley Weekender in Leeds.
Friday 1st July 2016
Composer-in-residence, Deborah Pritchard, commemorates the Battle of Somme on its 100th year anniversary at the Lichfield Festival.
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