Composition Competition for Young Composers 2017


Works chosen will be performed at the 22nd West Cork Chamber Music Festival 30 June - 8 July 2017.

2017 Composition Competition Winners are: 

Martin Keary, Work: Bangalorian Civic Duty

Daniel Mc Dermott, Work: Sleamhnan

Alex Dowling, Work: Line Drawing

Emma O'Halloran, Work: Flashover

Winning entrants must submit instrumental parts by 2nd May 2017.

The composer of each selected work will receive a prize of €500 and two nights B&B at the Festival. They will be asked to attend the Young Composers Forum at the Festival on Saturday 1st July, which will be directed by an international Composer, where the winning pieces will be played through by a quartet on the Festival’s masterclass programme.

To view previous winners, from 2008 - 2016, click here.

The West Cork Chamber Music Composition Competition 2017 is kindly supported by IMRO.