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Applications Open for Violin Duet Composition Competition

German violin duo, The Twiolins, has this week announced that applications are now open for the 4th Progressive Classical Music Award - a composition...

Winners Announced at New York’s Female & Non-Binary Composers Competition

The 2019 winners have this week been announced at the 2nd Hildegard Competition, in New York – in recognition of rising female and non-binary genderqueer...

PUBLIQuartet Announce Recipients of Their 2018-19 Composition Prizes

The New York-based PUBLIQuartet has this week announced composers Vahid Jahandari, Gemma Peacocke and Niloufar Nourbakhsh as the three recipients of the 2018-19 PUBLIQ...

2018 Academy Award Best Soundtrack Score Nominations Announced [LISTEN]

The 2018 90th Academy Award nominations for 'Best Original Score' have this week been announced - including soundtracks by film score composers Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – “13 Great Composers and How It Feels Playing Their Music” [ROFL]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin demonstrate ... the '13 great composers and how it feels playing their music' ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUS-YreXpZk

‘Best Soundtrack’ Composer Academy Award Nominations Announced

It has been announced today that romantic musical La La Land has been nominated for 14 Academy Awards - including composer Justin Hurwitz for...

American Academy of Arts and Letters Grants Awarded to 17 Composers

The recipients of the 2016 American Academy of Arts and Letters grants have today been announced – including 17 contemporary composers. Founded in 1898, the 250-member...

Study Finds Rivalries Between 19th Century Composers Caused Premature Deaths

New research, presented this week in the Social Science and Medicine journal, has concluded that many 19th Century classical music composers died prematurely -...

Composers Angered by BBC Cutting New Music from Proms TV Broadcasts

Prominent international composers have this week united to condemn the apparent excision of new music from Britain's BBC Proms television broadcasts. Composers whose works have been...

Study Reveals Commissioned Composers are Disturbingly Poorly Paid

An alarming survey published by Britain's national agency for new music, Sound and Music has revealed that the average fee received by a composer...