Entries are now open for this year’s British Composer Awards.

Organised by British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA), the awards celebrate the art of contemporary composition across 12 categories:

  • Amateur or Young Performers
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Choral
  • Community or Educational Project
  • Jazz Composition for Small Ensemble
  • Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble
  • Orchestral
  • Small Chamber
  • Solo or Duo
  • Sonic Art
  • Stage Works
  • Wind Band or Brass Band

Works must have received their UK premiere performance between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018 to be eligible for this year’s awards.

The closing date for entries is 9 July 2018 and the awards ceremony will take place at the British Museum on 4 December 2018.

For more information, and to submit a nomination, please visit www.britishcomposerawards.com