2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe

2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe

Friday, 20 September 2019, 5.00pm

2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe
Saturday 2 November – 10.30am-4.00pm

Call for composers:
The 2019 soundfestival annual Composer’s Day takes place on Saturday 2 November in Aberdeen. The composing theme for the day is writing for endangered instrument the oboe.

The day will consist of workshops, talks, and one-to-one surgeries led by leading composers Ailie Robertson and Luke Styles. The aim of the day is to give opportunities for composers to improve technical skills in contemporary composition for the viola as well as developing general compositional ideas.

The renowned oboist Nicholas Daniel will be joining us in the afternoon to lead a masterclass and he will select new pieces to workshop as part of this session. The masterclasses will be open to members of the public. We are inviting composers to submit repertoire for this element of the day.

Your piece must be for solo oboe
Your piece should be no longer than five minutes long
You can write something new, or send in an unperformed work from your existing repertoire

How to Apply:
The deadline for submitting a completed PDF score will be Friday 20 September 2019.
Please email your score to admin [at] sound-scotland.co.uk
You must also complete an application form with your details. The form can be downloaded from: https://sound-scotland.co.uk/news/call-for-composers-4
If video examples are available, applicants can additionally submit web links (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) by copying the URL in the application form.

See link below for further details.



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