The Festival of Young Composers competition 2023-24 is open for entries

The Festival of Young Composers is a celebration of the creative work of young musicians, and a competition for cash prizes to support their musical development.

Three age groups: 14 and under, 17 and under, and 19 and under.

Enter with live or digital performance in any musical style.

Live performance limit: up to 12 instruments or singers.

Catchment area for entries: home or school addresses in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight or within 25 miles of Petersfield.

Deadline for receipt of scores: Monday 4 December 2023.
Performance and adjudication day: Sunday 4 February 2024.
Winning entries (live performance) performed at the Youth Concert, Monday 16 March.

Please visit this page to find out more.