Auckland Philharmonia Composer in Residence 2012

The APO wishes to invite applications from established New Zealand based composers for the position of Composer in Residence for 2012/2013.

This will be a two year long residency where the successful appointee will become an important part of the APO artistic/education team. As well as writing at least one major work per year of the residency for the orchestra for performance, the successful candidate may also be required to be involved in the APO education programme, details of which are provided in the job description.
Applicants should have experience of writing for professional symphony orchestras and diverse experience in composition teaching/mentoring.

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The selection process will call for submission of recordings/scores.

Written applications should be addressed to Ronan Tighe, Manager of Artistic Planning, APO, PO Box 56 024 Dominion Road, Auckland by June 15 2011.

Applications should include a proposal for the works you are interested in writing, as well as some orchestral scores and recordings (where possible) of existing works for orchestra.
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