Composer-in-residence scheme nurtures talent

Composer-in-residence scheme nurtures talent

By Faith Wilson


An apprenticeship scheme which gives young composers, fresh out of university, the opportunity to work with a professional ensemble. The composer-in-residence participates in rehearsals and performances, receives mentoring and gains an insight into administrative and marketing decisions.

Another cornerstone of the scheme is the pairing of each successive composer with a mentor who provides advice and support throughout the year, and the additional opportunity to ‘shadow’ an established composer writing a new work for BCMG

Resource type: | Published: 2013