The Call for Entries for the 16th British Composer Awards, closes at 23:59 on Monday 9 July 2018.
Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works, and entries across all twelve award categories are judged anonymously.
The British Composer Awards promote the art of composition, recognise the creative talent of composers and sound artists, and bring their music to a wider audience. They are unique in making contemporary classical music, jazz and sonic art the focus of their annual celebration.
Works that received a UK première performance, either live or broadcast, between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018 are eligible across the following categories:
Amateur or Young Performers
Community or Educational Project
Jazz Composition for Small Ensemble
Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble
Solo or Duo
Wind Band or Brass Band
Entries are made via our Entry Site, where you can also find our full Rules and Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria.
Visit https://basca.secure-platform.com/a to enter works.
The British Composer Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music. The event is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage.
The British Composer Awards will take place on Tuesday 4 December in the BP Lecture Theatre and East Foyer of the British Museum, London.