Works chosen will be performed at the 22nd West Cork Chamber Music Festival 3 – 7 July 2017.
West Cork Music invites Irish composers under 35 years of age on 1st January 2017 to submit works for string quartet (violin, violin, viola, cello) of between 5-8 minutes duration for performance at the 22nd West Cork Chamber Music Festival.
Four works will be selected. The composer of each selected work will receive a prize of €500 and two nights B&B at the Festival.
They will be asked to attend the Young Composers Forum at the Festival on Saturday 1 July, which will be directed by an international Composer, where the winning pieces will be played through by a quartet on the Festival’s masterclass programme. The premieres will take place during the Festival in the Town Concert series on 4, 5, 6 and 7 July.
Deadline for submission is 20 March 2017