Friday 2nd March

The Assembly Project will be performing the lunchtime concert on the Friday of Performance Week, in memory of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. Afterwards, the quartet of violin, flute, clarinet, cello will stay to perform in a public workshop (2.30-4.30pm) at which student compositions will be played through and critiqued in a supportive atmosphere. This is a priceless opportunity to have have a superb professional quartet play through and improve your work.

Fenella Humphreys (violin) 

Emma Halnan (flute)

Fraser Langton (clarinet)

Clea Friend (cello)

If you are interested in taking part, you should write a piece for some combination of these instruments, or for the whole quartet, of up to 5 minutes duration. On this occasion, electronics will not be possible. You should prepare your piece in full score and as parts so that in the workshop the players will have everything that they need. For this reason instrumental preparations or scores that require performer preparation are unlikely to be possible.

We expect to include five compositions in the session, for roughly 20 minutes each ‘in the spotlight’. If more compositions are submitted, Lauren Redhead will assemble a staff panel to select the five pieces that go forward to the workshop.

The deadline for your completed scores is 16th February 2018