The short-listed works will be judged on the following criteria:
1. Skilled use of compositional techniques
2. Appropriate use of period instruments (some general guidance will be provided)
3. Innovation of composition/ideas fused with awareness of effective writing for early-music ensemble.
4. Potential player and audience enjoyment.
• The winning composer will be informed following the final judging/play through at the Friends reception in Spring 2020 (date tbc)