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Competition successes for undergraduate composer Joel Järventausta

Posted on 24 February 2016

Third year undergraduate Joel Järventausta has enjoyed several recent successes in high-profile composition festivals.

Joel Järventausta

Joel's works stony mountains to rise for orchestra and Sävyt for chamber ensemble have been awarded reserve places at the Ung Nordisk Musik (UNM) Festival in Aarhus 2016. Whilst a two-minute miniature for clarinet and violin has also been chosen to be performed by members of the Red Note Ensemble as part of their Noisy Nights series Call for Scores on 26 February in St Andrews in the Bar of the Byre Theatre.

Joel has alos been selected as a finalist in the London Ear Festival Composer's Competition 2016 and will receive a performance of his work for solo cello racing thoughts on the 12 March 2016 by Rohan de Saram.