Call for Composers: Writing for Double Bass

Deadline: 20 Sep 2021


Composers are invited to submit repertoire for double bass player Florentin Ginot to workshop as part of a masterclass during sound festival's annual composers' day on 23 October in Aberdeen.

The day aims to give opportunities for composers to improve technical skills in contemporary composition for the double bass as well as developing general compositional ideas. It will also consist of talks by composers Luke Styles and Pascale Criton.


Your piece must be for solo double bass
Your piece should be no longer than five minutes long
You can write something new, or send in an unperformed work from your existing repertoire

Deadline to apply: 20 September 2021
Please complete an application form here or via the link below:

For further information and to apply go to:

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