Exciting New Partnership with Stainer & Bell NYCGB Young Composers 2019/20. Photo: Ben Tomlin NYCGB IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE STAINER & BELL AS 'PUBLISHING PARTNER AND INNOVATION GRANT SPONSOR' FOR ITS PIONEERING YOUNG COMPOSERS SCHEME Founded in 1907, Stainer & Bell is an independent music publisher with a catalogue of choral, orchestral, vocal and instrumental music representing the highest achievements of British composers from the sixteenth century to the present, an extensive list of contemporary hymnody and religious song, and a range of collected editions that are internationally esteemed for their surpassing musical scholarship. Under the new partnership with NYCGB, Stainer & Bell will provide a range of benefits to the Young Composers Scheme including publishing and promoting four new works by young composers across both the 2019 and 2020 cohorts.Alongside this, they will deliver a series of specialist workshops for the current young composers including a joint workshop with NYCGB Young Composers Scheme ‘Technology Partner’ Steinberg Media Technologies, on notation (preparing scores for publication), and further workshops on publishing, royalties, copyright and useful resources.Ben Parry, NYCGB Artistic Director and Principal Conductor said: Stainer & Bell is a fantastic company with high quality, specialist experience in the field of choral music publishing. We are absolutely delighted to be able to announce them as a partner of our Young Composers Scheme. Stainer & Bell will bring a wide range of benefits and learning experiences to our talented young composers that will be of huge benefit to their professional development. Antony Kearns, Stainer & Bell's Managing Director, said: We are thrilled to be named as the Official Publishing Partner and an Innovation Grant Sponsor for the NYCGB Young Composers Scheme. Stainer & Bell has a proud tradition of nurturing and supporting emerging composers, and we’re especially looking forward to collaborating with these gifted young writers, and to publishing their music alongside the works of more established names in our Choral Now series. NYCGB Young Composer Scheme Funders & Supporters: Programme Innovation Grant Sponsors: Steinberg Media Technologies (Technology Partner) and Stainer & Bell (Publishing Partner) Programme Digital Partner: NMC Recordings The Garrick Charitable Trust, RVW Trust, The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation, Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust and PRS Foundation's The Open Fund for Organisations.