The Villiers Quartet announces the VQ New Works Competition for 2016. This competition is open to composers of any nationality and age writing new music for string quartet.
Deadline for entries is January 15th, 2016
Hosted by the Villiers Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Oxford University, the third edition of the international VQ New Works Competition 2016 promises to be another ground-breaking contemporary music event.
The field will be narrowed to six composers, whose works will be video recorded and posted on the Villiers Quartet website for online audience vote from 1 – 15 April 2016. The top three finalists will be announced on 16 April 2016 and have their works performed live at the Jaqueline Du Pré Music Building at Oxford University by the Villiers Quartet on 27 May 2016. The winner will be determined by audience vote. Prizes will be awarded in the following order:
Composition included in the Villiers Quartet repertoire for upcoming seasons.
Recording of work by the Villiers Quartet.
For more information on entry requirements and instructions, visit.