Talent Development Partners 2019: Huddersfield Contemporary Music festival
hcmf// is the UK’s foremost festival dedicated to contemporary, new and experimental music, and is recognised worldwide as one of the most important festivals of its kind for the quality and innovation of its artistic programme and high production values. Over 10 days each November, hcmf// not only provides access for audiences in the UK to enjoy and celebrate the best of British new music, but an opportunity for British music creators to present their work alongside composers and ensembles of the highest international standard.
hcmf// works across a broad spectrum of contemporary music practice, including composed music, improvisation, electronic music and sound art. With a proven track record of investing money directly into UK artists, hcmf// supports established music creators through commissioning and touring as well as providing development opportunities for emerging artists through the hcmf// shorts scheme, enabling practitioners to gain professional experience in an international context.