Composer’s Kitchen 2013: An Invitation to Young Composers

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Application procedure — due November 10th 2012

Participants follow the directions below.

Note that we are accepting electronic applications only.

  • Complete the following application form (in Word or OpenOffice)
  • Save your completed version of this form with a new name as follows: yourlastname_CK2013form
  • Prepare a folder, named yourlastname_CK2013app and include the following files:
    • The application form, completed and renamed;
    • Two sound examples, mp3 or m4a (no aiff accepted) files clearly labeled;
    • Two scores in pdf format, files clearly labeled;
    • Your CV in pdf format.
  • Send this folder to via YouSendIt, or other online file transfer service.
  • As a confirmation, send a separate email to to let us know that you have sent your application.

Eligibility and Selection

The Composer’s Kitchen 2013 is open to the up-and-coming generation of:

  • Canadian composers (Canadian citizen or permanent resident), and
  • United Kingdom composers (born in the UK or foreign nationals who are permanently resident in the UK)

From all eligible applicants a total of four participants (two from Canada, two from the UK) will be chosen. The applications will be judged for the originality, creativity, artistic vision, and craft represented by the compositions submitted. The Bozzini Quartet reserves the right to select participants. Incomplete applications, or those which do not fulfill the eligibility criteria will not be submitted to the jury.

Financial information

Each successful applicant is awarded a full tuition scholarship. In addition, the participants’ travel is supported according to the following chart:

Travel to Montréal

Travel to Huddersfield

UK participants

Travel and accommodation are paid through financial support

Travel and accommodation are paid by hcmf//

Quebec participants

At the participant’s expense

Travel and accommodation are paid through financial support

Non-Quebec Canadian participants

The Bozzini Quartet will support the participant’s applications to travel grants through the Canada Council for the Arts, the participant’s home provincial arts council, universities and other sources

For more information, contact us at