The following commissions are currently available for you to support (check back regularly for updates):
Tansy Davies: new work for horn trio
2020's 'endangered' instrument is the French Horn and we are thrilled to be commissioning a new work from Tansy Davies who will be writing a new piece for Court Circuit, a horn trio from France.
"Tansy’s music lets us feel what it is to be multiform and nimble, intense and enlivened, confrontational and beautiful."
Kate Molleson, 2018
Philip Cashian: new work for horn and small ensemble
Broadening the repertoire for horn we are also commissioning a new work from Philip Cashian which will be written for horn and small ensemble.
"the imagination and variety of invention are unceasing – terrific stuff" Gramphone
Ailie Robertson: new work for small ensemble
sound's current composer in residence Ailie Robertson is writing a new work for small ensemble.
"Innovative, assured and beautiful...You know without doubt you’re listening to inspired genius"
Young people and composition
Get Composing! is a programme of compositional training opportunities for young people aged 13-19 from rural areas, and in particular from North East Scotland.
soundbytes gives the opportunity to help with the cost of a young person’s place on Go Compose!, our annual 3-day composition course.
Previous commissions include new works by Graham Fitkin, John De Simone, Sally Beamish, Snorri Sigfús Birgisson, Diana Burrell, Lu McClintock, Oscar Strasnoy and David Ward.