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Composition Competition

This is the inaugural year of KCLSO's Composition Competition. The aim of this competition is to provide composers at King's with the opportunity to have their composition performed by a full orchestra.


Deadline for submissions is Thursday 17th February, 2022.

Please register your interest by Thursday 30th January here:


All compositions will be workshopped by the whole orchestra on Sunday 27th February 2022.


Please present us with an orchestral piece which is a maximum of 5 minutes long.

- Maximum instrumentation: Strings (no harp), double wind, two horns, one trumpet, one trombone, timpani and two other percussion parts.

This is the maximum amount of parts, you do not have to include all of these.

- Please state the duration and instrumentation when submitting your composition.

When submitting, please provide us with physical copies of the score so that we can workshop them in our rehearsal on Sunday 27th February 2022.

Please express your interest through this application form by 30th January 2022:


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