HERNE HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL COMPOSITION COMPETITION
2014 COMPETITION - FOR WIND TRIO We received 17 entries for our composition competition, and we chose 3 pieces for a shortlist to be played at the concert by the Gelachter Trio on October 16th. The winner was Transitions, by Richard Norris The other shortlisted pieces were: Poseidon, by David Nunn Duck Waddle Dance, by Tim New PRIZE: A cash prize of £100, certificate and the glory. Also, the Gelächter Trio will perform the winning piece again at a concert in London. More on: The Gelachter Trio 2013 COMPOSITION COMPETITION The competition was for String Trio, and we received 21 entries. The 3 shortlisted pieces were performed during the Festival by the Artdesamis Trio The winner was Santiago Vidal's piece Crónica de una decepción, The runners up were Phil Taylor and Bernard Hughes. 2012 COMPETITION The competition was for writing for Saxophone Quartet, and we received 23 entries. The 3 shortlisted pieces were performed during the Festival by syzygy Saxophone Quartet. Web site: syzygy The winner was Catherine Cheung's piece Suspend/Coruscate. Web site: Catherine Cheung The runners up were Jorge Puig and Rob Jones.