In 2018 to 2019, our third annual composition project for secondary school pupils celebrates the rich heritage of Gothic Horror.
This year's competition stimuli includes literature, film and a still image.
The compositions of all the nominated finalists were adjudicated by composer and alumnus Benjamin Till and announced at an awards night on 15 January 2019.
Overall winner and KS5 winner
KS5 highly commended
KS4 highly commended
KS3 highly commended
Nominated finalists: Key stage 4
Nominated finalists: Key stage 5
Resources for the 2018 to 2019 competition
Film clips as a stimulus for composition:
Literary and visual stimuli for composition:
Previous competition results
You can see the finalists and resources from the 2017 Somme film music competition,
Mud, Blood and Music, and the
2018 Polar Regions film music competition.