|Closing Date||1 July|
This prize was founded in the year 1943 in memory of the late Philip Foster Neill, by his sister, who in that year settled the sum of £1,000 with the Trustees, Executors and Agency Co. Ltd., with instructions to pay the annual income to the Council. The late Mr Philip Neill was a medical student of the University of Otago, who died in 1943.
- be a past or present student of a university in New Zealand
- submit an original and unaided work in a form of structure prescribed by examiners, along with a midi recording of the work.
An excercise which has been submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Music or a composition which has already been published in written or recorded form, including public broadcast, will not be accepted.
2020 topic and requirements:
Topic: Compose a work for mezzo soprano, violin and piano using any text or texts.
- You may substitute piano with electronic backing track or live electronics.
- The work may be divided into more than one song, or may be a continuous piece.
- The work should be between 10 - 15 minutes in duration.
- The work should be written for professional musicians but must not be unreasonably difficult technically.
- You must submit a full (physical) score as well as a MIDI recording of the work.
Please note: these requirements should be read in conjunction with the Prize Regulations which are included with the application information available for download below.
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