NMSW at Dartington Hall

NMSW is delighted to be staging a concert in response to the work of sculptor Peter Randall-Page

2016 Young composers’ competition shortlist announced.

Congratulations to Emily Winsor, Sam MacDonald & Max Mitchell the shortlisted composers from this year’s Young Composers’ Prize. Hear their pieces performed by the brilliant Kokoro Ensemble at our season finale concert at St. George’s, Bristol on Sunday 18th September.

Applications now open for NMSW’s 2017 composition workshop series.

Our 2017 composition workshops will take place between January and March providing a fantastic opportunity to over 100 young composers. Composers aged from 15 to 19 from, or based in, the south-west of England (excluding those studying at university) are eligible. Schools or individuals wishing to register their interest should email For more details click on the above headline.

Composer Opportunity

We are pleased to announce a fantastic opportunity for young or early career composers to compose new work in response to Turner Prize winning artist.