Applications for Psappha's composer scheme now open

Calling all composers - Psappha’s composer scheme is now open for entries.

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 19 Aug 2016
  • min read
Psappha’s composer scheme offering opportunities to write for flute, trombone and percussion is now open.

The Composing for Flute, Composing for Trombone, and Composing for Percussion initiatives will support and develop eighteen emerging composers interested in learning more about writing for flute, trombone or percussion.

The highly competitive schemes are open to UK-based music creators who have completed their first degree and/or who have left higher education within the last three years.

The aim of the project is to give the selected composers direct contact with Psappha's highly experienced flautist (Conrad Marshall), trombonist (Tony Boorer), and percussionist (Tim Williams) in order to support their development.

Each composer on the schemes will write a piece for solo flute or solo trombone or for flute or trombone with electronics. Electronics must be limited to two PA speakers (provided by Psappha) and a laptop (which composers will need to provide) due to the size of the space.

Written applications should be sent by email as a single PDF to by Wednesday 14 September 2016 the deadline is 5.30pm.

Visit the Psappha website to find out more.

Psappha a Manchester based contemporary music group and is a PRS for Music Foundation Talent development scheme affiliate.