ComposHer: Open Call for Orchestrations

Monday 6 May 2019
Posted by: amydodero

ComposHer and the London Contemporary Orchestra are offering an open call for orchestrations for a performance of works by the U.K.’s leading female composers at Earth Hackney on Thursday the 13th June.

The selected applicants will have:

• The opportunity to orchestrate a piece by one of the composers presented at the event (see list below)
• Mentorship and guidance from the Artistic Directors of the London Contemporary Orchestra
• Interaction with the composer of the piece
• Attendance at the workshop/ rehearsal of the piece
• Attendance at the rehearsal final performance
• Payment for their work

Applicants must be available to work in the weeks of 27th May and 3rd June.

ComposHER is a new concert celebrating the best new music to moving picture, featuring a stunning roster of some of the best women composers writing for the screen today. The aim of the concert is not only to showcase this incredible talent in the UK, of composers scoring film, TV and more, but also to inspire the next generation of women composers and to seek to make this area of the industry as inclusive as possible for future generations.

The composers being showcased are: Carly Paradis, Jessica Jones, Anne Nikitin, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, Kate Simko, Jessica Curry, Jocelyn Pook, Nainita Desai, Imogen Heap, Alev Lenz, Claire M Singer and Amelia Warner.

London Contemporary Orchestra is a leading global orchestral group focused on playing, commissioning and developing new music and artistic output. Alongside working with well- known artists, LCO focus on developing a diverse next generation of players, conductors and composers by creating opportunities for them to work at the highest professional level.

For consideration please submit a previously orchestrated score with a recording (if possible): [email protected] by Midnight on Saturday the 17th May 2019.

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