Foden's Composers Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 April 2014

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46 entries have been received and submitted for our composer contest with the deadline now reached.
 
Dr Meechan, Philip Sparke and Michael Fowles will now decide which of the 5 compositions in the 23 and under category will proceed to the live Masterclass workshop at the RNCM on the 15th June.
 
At the masterclass Foden's will perform all the 5 compositions with the panel of Judges giving feedback on each as well as tips / ideas on composition etc. The winning composition will then be announced.
 
All composers who have submitted entries into this section will be informed on the 25th May
In the Open Section Judges Dr Meechan, Philip Sparke, Michael Fowles and Paul Hindmarsh will pick a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place with no workshop.
 
The prizes in each section include having the winning composition performed by Foden's at the RNCM in January conducted by Bram Tovey, Published by Prima Arts, recorded on the next Foden's Patrons Choice cd, performed on the Allan Withington Conducting School as well as cash prizes.
 
Info on the winners and details about the workshop (which can be attended by any one) will be announced in due course

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