Rushworth Composition Prize 2021/22 application form

1. Rushworth Composition Prize Application

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Thank you for applying to the Rushworth Composition Prize 2021/22. The Rushworth Composition Prize, supported by the Rushworth Foundation, provides a unique opportunity for a young artist/composer who writes original music to develop their talent and access a wide range of support and guidance from across the music profession.

If you have any questions about the application, please get in touch with Frankie McCormick:  learning@liverpoolphil.com. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 29 September 2021.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Liverpool Philharmonic accepts no responsibility for applications not received.

 
 

1. Your contact details *

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2. Date of Birth *

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3. The Rushworth Composition Prize is for early-stage composers who currently live, work, or have been born in the North West of England (Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria), or are a current registered student at a North West based Higher Education institution.

Please provide details of your connection with the North West of England.
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4. Please upload a copy of your CV, which should include a list of works.

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5. Please provide a supporting statement, outlining:
  • why you have applied
  • what you would hope to gain from this Prize and from developing a relationship with Liverpool Philharmonic
  • how you would describe your personal composition style and approach

Alternatively, you can provide a link to a video supporting statement. *

 

6. Please provide audio recordings and scores of two examples of original works for orchestral instruments.
  • Scores must be submitted electronically in PDF format only.
  • Audio recordings should be submitted as a digital file or link to an online version e.g. Soundcloud or similar. Digital recordings of works which have not had a live performance are acceptable.
  • Please label all materials clearly.

Please note: if you have difficulty uploading files, please send them separately to Frankie McCormick: learning@liverpoolphil.com. 

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7. Please provide a short explanation of why you have chosen to submit these works.

Alternatively, you can provide a link to a video explanation. 
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