Wednesday 24 November 2010
Vol cxli No 8
Clare College is pleased to announce the second year of its annual competition for the composition of chamber music, open to all undergraduates of Cambridge University. The top three winning entries will be workshopped with Giles Swayne (Composer-in-Residence, Clare College) and Graham Ross (Director of Music, Clare College) in the Lent Term 2011. The winning composer will receive a prize of £100, and will have his/her work performed in recital in Clare College Chapel by Clare musicians and Giles Swayne on Sunday, 6 March 2011, at 5.30 p.m.
Submissions must be scored for either three or four of the following instruments: oboe, clarinet, ’cello, and piano. Scores must be no longer than six minutes’ duration (without repeats), and should be submitted as a PDF score in Sibelius notation by 9 a.m., Monday, 7 February 2011, to Graham Ross, Director of Music, Clare College.
The workshop will take place on Thursday, 24 February 2011, at 8 p.m. in the Bennett Room, Memorial Court, Clare College. Further information about the submission process may be obtained from Graham Ross (email email@example.com).
Queens’ College seeks a Director of Music to succeed Ms Madeleine Lovell who has been appointed to the post of Chorus Master of the Hallé Orchestra. The post is tenable for three years in the first instance, from 31 January 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post involves four main functions: the direction of Chapel music; the role of Director of Studies for students taking the Music Tripos; oversight of Organ and Choral Scholars in their musical development; and planning for and effecting enhancements to the quality of music made throughout the College. The Director of Music will also be expected to provide undergraduate supervisions within the field of the Music Tripos (80 hours a year).
The stipend will commence at a point between £27,999 and £28,139, depending upon experience. Applicants are requested to complete an online application form which is for submission in hard copy, along with other items. The form itself and details of how to make a full application are to be found at: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/general-information/vacancies/academic-vacancies.
The deadline for complete applications to be received by the College is 12 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 December 2010. Queens’ College is an equal opportunities employer.