Call for scores - Opportunity for performance and recording of new compositions


The CNC is hosting a composition workshop on 15 and 16 September 2015.


Entry requirements


Works should be:

  1. between 4 to 6 minutes in duration

  2. scored for string quartet, percussion (1 player) and soprano voice (optional)

  3. Only students currently registered at an institution of higher education will be eligible – but not older than 35 years of age.

  4. Official proof of registration needs to be submitted electronically.

  5. Score must be submitted in pdf format.

  6. Midi-realization must be submitted in mp3 format.

  7. No hand-written scores will be accepted.

  8. Composers may not submit more than 1 work.


Workshop and Concert venue:

  1. University of Stellenbosch


Additional information

  1. 6 works will be chosen for performance and recording.

  2. The workshop (15 and 16 September 2015) and concert (17 September 2015) will be open to the public and free of charge.

  3. Travel and accommodation will be provided to successful applicants not residing in Stellenbosch.

  4. Successful applicants should be available for travel to Stellenbosch by Monday, 14 September 2015.


To enter:


1.Submit the following to composersnationalcollegium@gmail.com

  1. Midi realization in mp3 format

  2.   Score in pdf format

  3. Proof of registration at tertiary institution


  1. 2.Complete this form



Important dates:


  1. Entries close on 14 August 2015

  2. Successful applicants will be notified by 21 August 2015

  3. Workshop will take place on 15 and 16 September 2015

  4. Concert of selected works 17 September 2015