The British Composer Awards celebrate the music of today’s composers living and working in the United Kingdom and also UK premieres of work by composers from outside the UK.
Anyone can nominate an eligible work and for 2014 BASCA invited nominations in the following categories:
Instrumental Solo or Duo
Three or more instruments written for one player per part
Solo voice(s) unaccompanied or with accompaniment from a single instrument up to orchestra
A cappella or accompanied including choir and orchestra
Wind Band or Brass Band
Works composed for and performed during an act of worship for any religious faith
For example live electronics, interactive installations, collaborative multi-media performance
Contemporary Jazz Composition
Community or Educational Project
Works will show evidence of both original work by the composer and contributions at a compositional level from a group of participants with whom the composer is working
Making Music Award
Works for voluntary, amateur or youth choirs and ensembles
Nominations were invited for works that had received their UK premiere between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014 and the closing date was Friday 18 July 2014.
The 12th annual British Composer Awards will take place at Goldsmiths’ Hall, London on Tuesday 2 December 2014.
The awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music. They are presented in association with BBC Radio 3 who provide exclusive broadcast coverage of the Awards.
2014 NOMINATION FORMS
British Composer Awards Rules and Guidelines for Nomination 2014
British Composer Awards Nomination Form 2014