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Radio 2 names Young Choristers of the Year 2016

Edward Hyde (Rochester Cathedral) and Florence Cain (St Mary’s, Warwick) have been announced as Radio 2 Young Choristers of theRead More

Bridging the gap

It’s either a completely bizarre musical coincidence or one of those things which isn’t so surprising, really, all things considered.Read More

Vale of Glamorgan Festival launches composer scheme

The Vale of Glamorgan Festival is launching a new programme for aspiring composers in partnership with Cardiff University School ofRead More

British Composer Awards 2016: choral shortlist

The shortlist for the choral category of the British Composer Awards 2016 has been announced. Roderick Williams’ Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined wasRead More

British Composer Awards 2016 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the British Composer Awards 2016 has been revealed. Thirty-four composers have been shortlisted, spanning 33 works acrossRead More

Helios Collective announces Formations masterclasses 2016

The second edition of the Helios Collective’s Formations masterclass series will take place 14-25 November. The masterclasses allow participants to engageRead More

Choir of the Year Category Finals 2016

Six choirs have been chosen to go through to the Grand Final of the UK’s national Choir of the YearRead More

OAE invites composers to write for the Night Shift

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is inviting composers to write for 18th century instruments to mark the tenthRead More

Report: Diversity and Inclusion in Composition Conference

Britain is diversifying and the classical music industry needs to diversify with it, was the general consensus at Radio 3’sRead More

Radio 3 makes diversity pledge

Radio 3 controller Alan Davey pledged to reappraise the station’s commissioning process at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in ClasssicalRead More

Help Musicians UK announces latest career development grants

Help Musicians UK has announced the latest recipients of its career development bursaries. The initiative’s fifth round of funding seesRead More

PRS for Music Foundation announces New Music Biennial composer residencies

PRS for Music Foundation has announced five composer residencies and a special edition of Sound and Music’s Minute of ListeningRead More

RSNO Composers’ Hub announces 2016/17 intake

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has announced the second intake for its Composers’ Hub scheme. Ailie Robertson, Robert Allan, BenjaminRead More

JAM’s Call for Music is now open

Composers have until 16 December to send in their submissions for JAM’s Call for Music. Successful submissions will be performedRead More

Guildhall appoints John Harle as visiting professor

The Guildhall School has appointed John Harle as visiting professor of saxophone. The Ivor Novello Award-winning saxophonist, composer and recordRead More

​Glyndebourne announces winners of new awards for young singers

Glyndebourne has announced the winners of two new biennial awards for young singers, launched to mark 30 years since the creationRead More

Sistema England launches #GoSaintGeorges Challenge

Sistema England’s #GoSaintGeorges Challenge encourages youth orchestras everywhere to download and play the ‘Allegro’ from Chevalier Saint-Georges’ second symphony, following aRead More

Louis Schwizgebel: ‘I like to programme recitals linked by a dramatic theme’

Thrust into the international limelight at the age of 17, time is on the side of Louis Schwizgebel. Guy RickardsRead More

New score to accompany silent film at Manchester screening

A recently discovered silent film showing how Europeans in the 1920s enjoyed the science museums of London, Paris, Munich and ViennaRead More

CIMCF composers’ competition winner announced

Clive Smith’s setting of William Blake’s The Tyger received first prize at Cornwall’s International Male Choral Festival Composers’ Competition. He received £1,000Read More