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CELEBRATING THE ART OF CONTEPORARY MUSIC COMPOSITION

SUBMITTING WORKS


The British Composer Awards celebrate the art of contemporary music composition in the UK, honouring composers of classical music, jazz and sonic art.

The Call for Submissions was open from May to July 2016 across eleven categories for works that received their UK première between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016.

BASCA encourage anyone with a passion for new music to nominate eligible works, and for the first time this year composers were able to nominate their own pieces.

For more information on this process, please click the following link:

Nominate a work for the British Composer Awards

Nominations closed on Tuesday, 5 July 2016, and full rules and guidelines can be downloaded from the panel on the right.


The 14th Annual British Composer Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music. They are presented in association with BBC Radio 3, providing exclusive broadcast coverage of the award ceremony.

RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR 2016



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