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Mann A Secunza
Sound and Music is delighted to announce the winner of The George Butterworth Prize, Nathaniel Robin Mann.
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.
Sat 11th July 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.
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.
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.
Saturday 8th November
Sounding Out: Make it Happen is a symposium on the theme of fundraising on 8 November at The Custard Factory, Birmingham
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Sound and Music and NMC Recordings' programme to showcase talented composers studying in higher education.
Thursday 23rd October 2014
Embedded is a Sound and Music composer and creative artist development programme. The call for applications for Hampshire Music Service is now open.
Friday 5 September 7 - 10pm
Be the first to hear Scanner’s new immersive sound installation 'Bridging the World', inspired by 'Bridge', a Museum of London Docklands exhibition.
Summer 2014
Living Symphonies is a musical composition which portrays the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it creates a never-ending symphony heard amongst the forest itself.
Dead Rat Orchestra
28 July - 16 August 2014
With support from Sound and Music, and The Canal and Rivers Trust in August 2014 Dead Rat Orchestra will undertake a unique tour across the canals and waterways of Southern England.
Size Zero Opera - Women Box
7-8 & 26-28 August
Size Zero Opera creates innovative and contemporary opera with emerging individuals in exciting and challenging ways.
Music We'd Like To Hear
4 - 18 July
Cult underground concert series Music We'd Like to Hear returns to celebrate its 10th season, with three rich and diverse programmes of rarities, revivals and nine UK premieres.
Hugs Bison streaming
Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th July 2014
Some of the most innovative digital producers, musicians, programmers and curators join together for a weekend of talks and discussions to discuss how composers working today can harness new opportunities presented by digital technology.
Lithuania forest image
Deadline: 12 noon, 28 February 2017
Sound and Music in partnership with The Lithuanian Composers' Union and AIR KREMS are offering a unique commission and residency opportunity for up to two composers.
Angela Slater and Rolf Gehlhaar have been selected to take part in this year's DAR residency in Lithuania!
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