News: Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition 2014 open for submissions till Dec 3

Previous winner Laura Jurd
The 2013 Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition is now open for submissions.

There are two categories: Composition for Big Band, and Composition for Small Ensemble.

Applicants should be 28 or younger, and the closing date is the 3rd December.

The prizewinners concert will be held in the new Milton Court concert hall, and performed by members of the Guildhall School Jazz Department

For more information and regulations click HERE

Previous winners are:

2008: James Hamilton (Leeds), Big Band. Nicky Jacques (Birmingham), Small Ensemble
2009: James Beckwith (Leeds), Big Band. Matt Roberts (Leeds), Small Ensemble
2010: Matt Roberts (Trinity), Big Band. Yuriy Galkin (RAM), Small Ensemble
2011: Laura Jurd (Trinity Laban), Big Band. Alex Roth (RAM), Small Ensemble
2012: James Opstad (RAM), Big Band. No competition for Small Band Composition
2013: Daniel Thorne (WAAPA), Big Band. Tom Green (RAM), Small Ensemble

The Dankworth Prize is supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Wavenson Foundation, and was instigated by Art Mead.

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