4-16 July 2023
Welcome to the 2023 JAM Masterclass Series and a new summer course for composers in residence at the JAM on the Marsh festival.
This free course gives access to tutoring and all events within the festival. Within this vibrant multi-arts festival on the Kent coastline, composers will find themselves immersed in an exciting and intensive composition experience, composing during, having their music performed in the festival and a resulting commission prize awarded.
ABOUT the COURSE
DATES & LOCATION
4-16 July 2023
Romney Marsh, Kent, UK
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Composers who want to take their compositional skills to the next level, be immersed in an exciting festival and meet international performers.
Open to anyone aged 18 and over who are either born, living or studying in the UK.
Composers of all diversity and/or background are encouraged to apply.
Previous composition experience is required.
Composers must be available for the entire course period: 4-16 July 2023.
SCHEDULE & SCOPE of the RESIDENCY
£500 COMMISSION PRIZE
Janet Wheeler, winner of the JAM Masterclass Series 2021 and the President’s Commission Prize
Tara Creme, winner of the JAM Masterclass Series 2022 and the President’s Commission Prize
FESTIVAL CONCERTS & EVENTS
Each composer in the course will receive FREE tickets to every festival concert and event. Click here for a preview of JAM on the Marsh 2023.
Though the course is free, successful applicants will be asked to pay £500 towards shared accommodation with the other composers for the entire festival. Composers will provide their own meals during their stay. A kitchen will be available for use.
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants for the Composer’s Summer School must submit an application via jamconcert.org. Free to apply.
Composition applicants will be required to submit pdf’s of the following:
• A current CV or resume
• A previous work
preferably a piece that features strings
(solo string to full orchestral works are acceptable)
• A sketch for a string quartet piece
maximum of 50 bars; string quartet being violin I, violin II, viola and cello
• One reference
including name, position (ie. teacher, colleague), connection to yourself and email address
When you are accepted onto the course, you will be required to pay the £500 for accommodation for the duration of the festival.
26 April 2023, 5pm BST
Applications are now closed.
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