In addition to the chance of hearing your music come to life, spnm
can offer you, the composer, a menu of activity which is designed to assist
you on the road to success.
Each year composers from all over the UK of any age are invited to submit
pieces to the spnm reading panel. This year shortlisted composers
can elect to take advantage of the training activity which is offered
over and above the chance of performance. The ever-widening field of arts
education provides a plethora of ideal opportunities for composers of
all genres and styles.
All scores will continue to be read anonymously but if you elect for some
added value you will be asked for more information about yourself and
your work. In this way we can assemble a list of pieces as well as a list
What we offer
Interaction with perfomers
Opportunity to meet other composers
Practical training forums, courses, seminars and resources for all composers.
These training programmes will be an integral part of spnm's artistic
programme with a view to broadening the resource base of composers in
Professional advice and tuition
Introduction to new technology - for performance and score production
Introductions to the commercial world - jingle writing, meet the arrangers,
how to earn money!
Seminars on self promotion, publishing and presentation
New spnm opportunities for composers appear
regularly – keep an eye on our Opportunities
If you wish to submit works to the reading panel
please take advantage of the following free advice : spnm guidelines on preparing scores
general guidelines on preparation of score
the latest opportunities