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Cambridge Music Education Outreach

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Cambridge Youth Music supports music activities for young people in Cambridgeshire. It runs the annual Cambridge Young Composer of the Year Competition, providing a platform for talented young composers.


  • Cambridge Young Composer of the Year Competition
    Details of the next Cambridge Young Composer of the Year Competition have now been announced! Entrants will hear their compositions performed by professional musicians at the Finals on 30 October 2016. This year the instruments available for the competition include a harp. A composing workshop at West Road Recital Room on June 15 provided advice on composing for the harp and the other instruments involved. Full Competition details.

Harpist Rohan Platts advises young composers about writing for the harp

Attendees at the composing workshop on June 15 get advice from Rohan Platts about composing for the harp
  • Composing Competition announced by the New Cambridge Singers
    The chamber choir New Cambridge Singers has announced details of a new composing competiton open to all ages and nationalities. Deadline for entries is 1 September 2016. Full details on the choir's website

Composing Competition poster

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