Waltons New School of Music - Ensemble & Songwriting/Composition Prizes

Ensemble & Songwriting/Composition Prizes

at Waltons New School of Music


New School Ensemble Prize

PRIZE

€300. The prize amount, which is to be applied only towards tuition at Waltons New School of Music during the 2018-2019 school year and is not transferable, will be divided evenly among members of the ensemble.

The prize will be awarded for the best ensemble performance, as well as for progress over the 2017-2018 school year, as determined by New School faculty adjudicators. Candidates, who are nominated by their teachers, will compete for this prize in the Martin A. Walton Memorial Scholarship Competition on 3 June 2018. Prize winners are expected to perform in the New School’s End-of-Year Student Concert.

ELIGIBILITY

Instrumental, vocal or mixed ensembles made up of two or more students, who will have been enrolled at the New School for at least 18 consecutive weeks by 23 June 2018 (the end of our Third Term). Prize winners may not enter the same competition again.

See Past Scholarship & Prize Winners for previous winners of this prize.

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New School Songwriting/Composition Prize

PRIZE

€300. The prize amount is to be applied only towards tuition at Waltons New School of Music during the 2018-2019 school year and is not transferable.

The prize will be awarded for the most creative original composition/song for solo instrument or voice or small group/ensemble, performed by the composer/songwriter alone or with group. Melodic instruments/singers may be accompanied by guitar, piano/keyboard or other instrument. Compositions/songs must be original, may be in any genre/style and should be no more than seven minutes long. Written music and/or lyrics should be supplied if possible to the New School faculty adjudicators. The prize will go to the songwriter/composer only.

Candidates, who are nominated by their teachers, will compete for this prize in the Martin A. Walton Memorial Scholarship Competition on 3 June 2018. The prize winner(s) is/are expected to perform in the New School’s End-of-Year Student Concert.

ELIGIBILITY

Students of all ages who will have been enrolled at the New School for at least 18 consecutive weeks by 23 June 2018 (the end of our Third Term). Prize winners may not enter the same competition again.

See Past Scholarship & Prize Winners for previous winners of this prize.


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