NYOW Young Composers Residency 2014

May 12th, 2014 by Emma Archer

Following on from the first, highly successful, Young Composers Residency last year, the National Youth Orchestra of Wales will once again run a composers programme alongside this Summer’s NYOW residency. Succussful applicants will receive tuition in compositional techniques, instrumental writing and analysis of existing repertoire, all delivered by Mark Bowden (Composer in Residence with BBC NOW).

In addition, composers will have the opportunity to write new music for groups of musicians from within the ranks of the NYOW itself. You will be able to work with some of Wales’ foremost young musicians to develop and rehearse your music before presenting it as pre-concert entertainment during the NYOW concert tour and in stand-alone performances at Aberystwyth MusicFest and in the Dora Stouzker Hall, RWCMD.

How to apply: Deadline 15 May 2014

  • Complete and submit the online form, found on the NYAW website: www.nyaw.co.uk/e_nyow.html
  • Send your supporting portfolio and audition payment to the address below

For further information about the National Youth Orchestra of Wales or this programme, please contact the office on 029 2026 5060 or email

NYOW, 245 Western Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YX

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