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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Musicians! Win up to 10K with the Royal Over-Seas League

We got notification that Encore is partnering with the ROSL in promoting this major music competition.  We're sharing the details here - too good a chance to miss!
"As a champion of musical excellence, Encore is delighted to partner with the Royal Over-Seas League this year for their 65th Annual Music Competition. Now is your chance to apply for one of the ​UK’s most prestigious classical music prizes​! 
"The competition offers more than £75,000 in awards with a £10,000 first prize for solo performers and two chamber ensemble awards of £10,000. The winners of the Wind & Percussion, Singers, Strings, and Keyboard solo sections and the accompanist prize receive £5,000 each. The competition is open to exceptional young musicians and ensembles, up to the age of 30 who come from any Commonwealth country.
Former prizewinners include Jacqueline du Pre, John Lill, Melvyn Tan, Piers Lane, Jonathan Lemalu, Juliette Bausor and Amy Dickson, to name but a few.
This year for the first time, the prelim round will be judged by video, so start preparing now! The closing date for applications is the 4th January 2017. Find out more and apply here.  Good luck!"

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