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Huddersfield Contemporary
Music Festival

The UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music

hcmf// 2017 : Friday 17 – Sunday 26 November 2017

hcmf// is an annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, taking place over 10 days and consisting of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film – with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and implemented to reflect the artistic programme and respond to regional need.

hcmf// aims to provide life-changing and unique artistic experiences to as wide an audience as possible; to be an international platform for new music and related contemporary art forms in Britain; to enthuse existing audiences and draw in new ones through adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation, and to be an active cultural partner within the region.

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Vacancy: Marketing & Development Assistant

hcmf// is inviting applications from outstanding, ambitious individuals for the role of Marketing & Development Assistant.

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Residency for New Music / Québec – UK Exchange

hcmf// and Le Vivier Montréal, in collaboration with British Council and Ministère des Relations Internationales du Québec, are offering a one month residency for a composer-performer.

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Vacancy: Marketing & Development Assistant

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Vacancy: Marketing & Development Assistant

Marketing & Development Assistant Salary £15,000 per annum (pro rata) Part time (17.5 hours per week) Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire 2 year fixed term contract hcmf// is inviting applications from outstanding, ambitious individuals [...]

Rebecca Saunders takes RPS Award with hcmf// co-commission

May 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Rebecca Saunders takes RPS Award with hcmf// co-commission

We are delighted that Rebecca Saunders has been announced as the winner of the RPS award for Chamber-Scale composition for her latest work and hcmf// co-commission Skin. The piece received its UK Premiere at [...]

Wanted: Yorkshire composers for education project

April 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Wanted: Yorkshire composers for education project

hcmf// are partnering with Sound & Music and Heritage Quay for a brand new project as part of Sound & Music’s Portfolio scheme. The project will use archival scores from the British Music Collection, [...]

Two hcmf// 2016 composers nominated for RPS Music Awards

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Two hcmf// 2016 composers nominated for RPS Music Awards

Two composers closely associated with hcmf// – Liza Lim and Rebecca Saunders – dominate the shortlist for Chamber-Scale Compositions in this year’s RPS Music Awards. Australian composer Liza Lim, who is Professor of Composition [...]

HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Huddersfield

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Huddersfield

HRH The Earl of Wessex, paid his first visit to the University of Huddersfield Campus last week (Wednesday, 8 March 2017). As part of the visit, the Earl visited the award winning archives centre, [...]

Profile: Georg Friedrich Haas

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Profile: Georg Friedrich Haas

To see the work of this year’s Composer in Residence, Georg Friedrich Haas, described as ‘spectral’ might conjure up the image of an artist working in rarefied, abstract realms, poring over graphs and mathematical [...]

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

info@hcmf.co.uk
Festival Office +44 (0) 1484 472900 | Tickets +44 (0) 1484 430528
Room CAM1/10, University of Huddersfield,
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH