NEW MUSIC SHOWCASE
CALL FOR NEW MUSIC TALENT! – Apply now!
Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 4 April 2016
Performances: 5 – 9 July 2016
Do you write your own, original music? Get your music head at the Music for Youth National Festival 2016 as part of the New Music Showcase (NMS). Full guidance here.
Whether you’re a young writer/composer or an organisation representing young musicians we want to hear from you! Apply now to get your new music heard at the biggest Youth Music Festival in the country as part of Music for Youth’s NMS.
What is the New Music Showcase?
The NMS will celebrate music by some of the best, most diverse and talented young musicians from across the UK. Ten new works will be selected to be performed live to the public during a daily showcase at the Music for Youth National Festival and in some of the UK’s most iconic venues.
Who can take part?
We want to hear from any musician, between 12 and 21, who writes or creates their own music. This can be anything from song writing for your own indie band, to a new piece for a symphony orchestra.
We will also accept submissions from schools, organisations and groups on behalf of young musicians and writers. Performers should also be aged between 12 and 21.
For full details see the NMS Guidance.
What are we looking for?
Music for Youth want the showcase to represent the widest possible range of new music eg, jazz based groups using electronics/loop stations with singers. For full details see the NMS Guidance.
Complete the full application form now to be considered for a place as part of the NMS. You can apply as an individual, or alternatively an organisation can apply on behalf of a young writer/composer.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 12 noon, MONDAY 4 APRIL 2016.
What happens next?
For full details about the selection process and next steps please see the NMS Guidance. Music for Youth will contact successful applicants by FRIDAY 6 MAY 2016.
Music for Youth is grateful to Leeds College of Music for its generous support of the New Music Showcase.