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Kronos Quartet call for young composers

The Kronos Quartet has opened calls for its fifth mentoring and commissioning scheme for composers under the age of 30. The successful composer will receive a $5,000 commission for a new work, travel and accommodation for a residency and rehearsals of the piece, plus a recording of the commission.

Any composers who are under 30 by the deadline of 16 November are eligible. More details, plus application forms, here. The successful composer will be announced on the Kronos Quartet site on or before 31 March 2013.