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Competition success for Peter Moran

Posted on 8 June 2011

PhD candidate Peter Moran wins first prize in the Carl von Ossietzky International Composition Competition.

Peter Moran's guitar trio Bommy was awarded first prize at the Carl von Ossietzky International Composition Competition. The piece will receive its premiere in Germany on 8 July 2011.

Peter has also been awarded the Walter Beckett Cup for Original Song atthe Feis Coil, Ireland's national music competition for his song The Stranger on the Southbound Train. The text for this piece was written by recent York MA graduate, Emily Crossland.

Finally, Peter has been invited to take up an artistic residency as this year's Composition Fellow at the soundSCAPE Contemporary Music Festival in Maccagno, Italy. During the residency, he will be giving seminars on his music and overseeing the performances of a number of works, including two premieres.