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Britten Sinfonia workshop

Five things you might not know about Composition at Cambridge:

  • The Music Faculty staff contains no fewer than four practising, professional composers, in addition to two honorary professors of composition  
  • There are regular visits and talks from world-leading composers, including Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, George Benjamin and Julian Anderson
  • Cambridge offers a wealth of opportunities to hear your works performed by both students and professional musicians, including members of the Britten Sinfonia, one of the most significant commissioners of new music
  • One-to-one composition tuition is offered to all students as well as training in harmony, counterpoint, orchestration and opportunities for film composition
  • Our series of Composers’ Workshops provides a friendly, lively new-music community where ideas are shared and debated

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