Prize details

David Farquhar Composition Award

Value:

No monetary value

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

Awarded at the end of the academic year for excellence in composition, the David Farquhar Composition Award is an opportunity for a composition student - embarking on, or continuing with, post-graduate study - to compose a work for the New Zealand School of Music Orchestra or other NZSM ensemble. This work will be guaranteed a rehearsed performance the following year.

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Awarded at the end of the academic year for excellence in composition, the David Farquhar Composition Award is an opportunity for a composition student - embarking on, or continuing with, post-graduate study - to compose a work for the New Zealand School of Music Orchestra or other NZSM ensemble. This work will be guaranteed a rehearsed performance the following year, as part of the normal concert programming of the relevant body.

Therefore the award is:
1. for composition students embarking on, or continuing with, post-graduate study in composition.

2. to compose work for the Victoria University School of Music Orchestra.

The selection panel shall consist of two full-time composers on the staff of the New Zealand School of Music (or their nominee).