United Kingdom
Lymington, United Kingdom
Posted: 12 Jan 2020
The Lawson-May Award for Composition

The Lawson-May Award for Composition

12 Jan - 15 Jun, 2020

The Solent Music Festival is proud to present the first Lawson-May Award for Composition.

1) £3000 (one prize only)
2) The winning work will be premiered at the 2020 SMF in September.

1) Composers of any age and nationality
2) Compositions must not have been previously published or awarded in previous composition competitions and never publicly performed

Length and Format
1) 7-15 minutes duration
2) Piece must be for one to six players using any of the following instruments:
clarinet (1), violin (1 or 2), viola (1), cello (1), piano (1)

1) Short Biography (200 words max)
2) Submissions via email only to
3) Scores must be attached as PDF files; please also include a recording, mp3, or midi file of your composition if possible.
4) There is no application fee.

1) Winners will be announced on 1st July 2020 on our website. The jury’s decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
Closing date: 15 Jun 2020
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