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About the Prize

Prize - £1000

Open to any outstanding soloist or chamber ensemble who learns and performs a work by Andrew Downes.
Minimum age of entrants - 18 years.
Closing date : Friday 23rd August 2024.
Performance Prize : Sunday 22nd September 2024
 Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, King Edward's School, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UA


Selection for the Performance Prize Day will be  initially based on your application, biography and reference. 

If we are inundated with suitable entrants, we reserve the right to introduce a video round after the closing date during

late August/ early September. 

Entry fee : £35

Winners will be selected by an expert adjudication panel, details of which will be released after the closing date.

For sheet music and sound files please visit

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