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BRITISH COMPOSER AWARDS 2018
The British Composer Awards are presented by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and sponsored by PRS for Music. The event is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage.
The Awards promote the art of composition, recognise the creative talent of composers and sound artists, and bring their music to a wider audience. They are unique in making contemporary music, jazz and sonic art the focus of their annual celebration.
The British Composer Awards also honour composers with awards recognising their contribution to British music. These awards are in the gift of the British Composer Awards Committee; which is a sub-committee of the main BASCA Board.
Winning works and recipients will be recognised by a presentation to the composer at the award ceremony and will be the focus of a BBC Radio 3 broadcast about the Awards.
Friday 25 May 2018 Call for entries open
Monday 9 July 2018 Deadline for entries
WK 20 August 2018 Judging period begins
Friday 5 October 2018 Nominated composers confidentially informed in writing
WK 22 October 2018 Nominations Press Announcement
End of October 2018 Tickets on sale to attend the ceremony
Tuesday 4 December 2018 The 16th British Composer Awards