Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Seek Young Composer-in-Association

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Allianz Musical Insurance launch search for Young Composer-in-Association

UK based composers aged 18 to 30 are invited to apply for BSO Resound’s Young Composer-in-Association, supported by Allianz Musical Insurance. This position will offer one young composer the opportunity to develop their compositional technique and experience in a year long association with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s world-renowned disabled-led ensemble, BSO Resound.

The Young Composer-in-Association will get to work with and compose for BSO Resound, benefit from professional mentorship from Alexander Campkin, the ensemble’s Composer-in-Residence, and receive a £500 bursary which is provided by Allianz Musical Insurance, BSO Resound’s Supporting Partner.

As well as composing for traditional instruments in the ensemble, the Young Composer in Association will have the chance to develop their skills in working with new instruments/ Assistive Music Technology and learn about composing for an inclusive and accessible ensemble.

BSO Resound’s Young Composer-in-Association is open to all composers between the ages of 18 and 30, and the BSO welcomes applications from composers who would define themselves as disabled.

Please provide the following to Alison Holmes at
• A CV and cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position (approx. 300 words)
• Example of pieces of compositional work – Digital Scores / Recordings / Audio Exports

The deadline for applications is Friday 10 May 2019 at 12 noon.

For further information, enquiries & requests please contact: Tamsin Eddey at Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra