2023 Composition Competition

The Berwick New Music International Composition Competition, which is being sponsored by Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council, provides an opportunity for composers, both internationally and from Northumberland and the North East to have their work presented in a concert setting. The competition will be for a piece for solo viola based on a folk tune local to the composer. There will be two prizes: the Open Prize of £1,000 and a further prize of £500 .The works will be assessed by a panel including renowned violist Fiona Winning and BMS Director Michael Worboys, and the winning pieces will be performed by Fiona.

Competition Terms