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British Music for flute solo

Thu, 2017-04-27 02:00
Web site:  http://www.composerssite.com/info%40phasma-music.com Expiration of Opportunity:  Sun, 2017-04-30 Entry Fee:  0.00

Iwona Glinka (Athens-based flutist) is seeking for new works for performance and recording by British composers. Submissions must be not yet commercially released on recording. It is acceptable if the music has been disseminated on the Internet via YouTube, Soundcloud, personal web sites, etc., as long as a commercial recording has not yet been produced.

Submissions must be for flute solo (piccolo, flute, alto, bass) works. The style is open to the taste of the composer.

Published date:  27 Apr 2017

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MA/IN 2017 - MAtera INtermedia festival - Call for Artists

Thu, 2017-04-27 01:34
Web site:  http://www.materaintermedia.it Expiration of Opportunity:  Sun, 2017-07-16 Entry Fee:  15.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

www.materaintermedia.it
INTERNATIONAL CALL for WORKS ~ MATERA [ITALY] - Deadline 16th July

The artistic collective LOXOSconcept, with the support of the “E.R. Duni” Conservatory in Matera, the
MATERELETTRICA collective, KEYHOLE cultural association and BLUE CAT BLUES association promotes the second edition of MA/IN 2017 [MAtera INtermedia festival].

The MA/IN 2017 will take place in MATERA [European Capital of Culture 2019] early December 2017 at the conservatory "E.Duni" and at the amazing CASA CAVA concert hall.

All authors and performers of any age and nationality can submit works in one of these categories:
[A] Acousmatic ~ fixed media music
[B] Mixed Media ~ for instruments and electronics [fixed or live]
[C] AudioVisual ~ works with pre-prepared video and music. The video part can be of any kind
[D] LivePerformance/SoundArt ~ works that include electronics and other elements. Sound Installation are allowed

Published date:  27 Apr 2017

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Hendrix College Candlelight Carol Competition

Wed, 2017-04-26 08:29
Web site:  https://www.hendrix.edu/candlelightcarol/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Tue, 2017-08-01

Submissions for the 2017 Candlelight Carol Competition are now welcome. Submitted works must be for SATB choir, a cappella, and no more than 5 minutes in duration. The winning work will be performed following the reading of the second lesson in this Christmas service (Genesis 22: 1-2, 9-13, 15-18). Therefore, texts must reflect upon or relate to these verses in some way. The winning composer will receive $1000 plus up to $300 in travel reimbursement. Submissions are due August 1, 2017. For complete guidelines, visit http://www.hendrix.edu/candlelightcarol.

Published date:  26 Apr 2017

Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra (WCYO) Student Composer Call for Scores

Wed, 2017-04-26 07:26
Web site:  http://wctyo.org/call-for-scores/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Tue, 2017-08-15 Entry Fee:  20.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra (WCYO) Student Composer Call for Scores Submission Deadline: August 15, 2017

CLICK HERE TO APPLY: http://wctyo.org/call-for-scores/

Published date:  26 Apr 2017

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Seattle Symphony Celebrate Asia Composition Competition

Tue, 2017-04-25 14:00
Web site:  http://www.seattlesymphony.org/watch-listen/compositioncompetition Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-10-27 Published date:  25 Apr 2017

Open Call For Fall 2017 Residency Applications

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:44
Web site:  http://www.artslettersandnumbers.com Expiration of Opportunity:  Mon, 2017-05-15 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Open Call For Fall 2017 Residency Applications

Artists. Musicians. Composers. Thinkers. Writers. Makers. Scientists. Architects. Dreamers.
A NY Residency made for individual and collaborative work.

It’s all about the linkages. Arts Letters & Numbers is about new ideas, new ways of thinking, of making, doing, expressing, acting, contributing. This is what happens when you give people the freedom to create, to collaborate, to influence and make change possible.

Published date:  25 Apr 2017

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ICOT Solo Music For Accordion: Call for Scores

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:05
Web site:  https://www.musiccentre.ca/node/146512 Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-07-01 Entry Fee:  0.00

Solo Music for Accordion: Call for Scores
Submission Receipt Deadline: July 1st, 2017

Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT) announces its call for scores for the Fall 2017 opening concert in partnership with Canadian Music Centre in collaboration with internationally renowned Concert-accordionist Michael Bridge.

Published date:  25 Apr 2017

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Call for proposals for Dark Music Days 2018

Tue, 2017-04-25 07:50
Web site:  http://www.darkmusicdays.is Expiration of Opportunity:  Wed, 2017-05-31 Entry Fee:  0.00

Call for proposals for Dark Music Days 2018
The board of Dark Music Days calls for proposals for the 2018 edition of Dark Music Days which will be held in Harpa, Reykjavik. The festival takes place between the 25th and 27th of January 2018. Applicants can be performers, composers or collaborations of both.
The applications can be:
• idea for a work/installation/music theater etc.
• concert program to be performed at the festival

Applications have to include
• Names of Performers/Composers
• Photo material
• Bio
• budget (as detailed as possible)

Published date:  25 Apr 2017

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New Music Remix Machine

Mon, 2017-04-24 13:50
Web site:  https://goo.gl/forms/fwhVjSGGPEwS5xBu2 Expiration of Opportunity:  Tue, 2017-05-09 Entry Fee:  0.00

We are soliciting submissions for a community-driven sound installation at New Music Gathering 2017 (May 11-13 at Bowling Green State University). Performers, composers, and all music-makers are encouraged to send along recordings of pieces you’ve written, performed, or otherwise had a hand in creating. We will cut up your recordings and feed them into our “New Music Remix Machine.” The Machine will use a wide variety of approaches, from simple layering to complex spectral processing, to generate unique and serendipitous musical “collaborations” within our community of musicians.

Published date:  24 Apr 2017

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LIVE! International Call for Scores by mdi ensemble - 2017 - 2018 edition

Sun, 2017-04-23 15:43
Web site:  http://www.mdiensemble.com/callforscores2017eng.pdf Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-07-15 Entry Fee:  25.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

mdi ensemble, in collaboration with Associazione MusicAdesso of Milan, in the framework of SoW –
Sound of Wander 2017 and 2018
, is pleased to announce its second international call for scores. The aim is to select eight to twelve works written by composers aged under 35 to be performed in two concerts that will take place in Milan at the end of 2017 and at the beginning of 2018.
The scores (maximum 2 for each applicant) must be scored for solo instrument or ensemble (2-7
players)
for any of the following instruments:

Published date:  23 Apr 2017

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New Adventures in Sound Art Call-for-Submissions: Sonic Reflections

Sun, 2017-04-23 14:03
Web site:  https://naisa.ca/naisa-general-submission-form/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-06-30 Entry Fee:  5.00 Currency:  Canadian Dollar (CAD)

OPEN NOW!
Deadline June 30, 2017

Categories: Transmission Art/Radio Art, Electroacoustic Music/Sound Art, Interactive Installation Art, and Other

Go to http://naisa.ca/naisa-general-submission-form/ for full information and on-line application

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) invites artists of all ages and nationalities to submit works on the theme Sonic Reflections for consideration in New Adventures in Sound Art's 2018 programming.

Published date:  23 Apr 2017

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Luigi Nono Composition Competition

Sat, 2017-04-22 06:09
Web site:  http://www.amiciperlamusica.com Expiration of Opportunity:  Sun, 2017-08-13 Entry Fee:  30.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

AMICI PER LA MUSICA ASSOCIATION presents the 4th edition of the International Musical Composition Prize LUIGI NONO

Target of the prize is the promotion of composition, execution and diffusion of contemporary chamber music and to create opportunities of meeting between composers and executers.

RULES

Published date:  22 Apr 2017

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"Incontri Musicali al C.A.T." - International Call for Scores 2017

Fri, 2017-04-21 03:38
Web site:  https://catensemblesite.wordpress.com/call-for-scores-2017 Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-05-20 Entry Fee:  10.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

“INCONTRI MUSICALI AL C.A.T.” - INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SCORES 2017

PRIZE
– 1-3 compositions will be performed during the 5th Festival “Incontri musicali al C.A.T.” 2017 by the C.A.T. Ensemble. The Festival will take place in Montepulciano (Siena, Italy), from 8 to 12 November 2017.
– The winner will be awarded with the 10% of the total amount from the entry fees (administrative costs excluded)
– Audio recording of the concert

ELIGIBILITY
The call is open to composers of any age and nationality.

INSTRUMENTATION
1-3 instruments. Any combination of:
-Violin

Published date:  21 Apr 2017

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"Listening to China - 2017 Shanghai" Composition Program

Thu, 2017-04-20 13:28
Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-09-01

Composition Department of Shanghai Conservatory of Music (“SHCM”) sincerely invites you to participate in a program titled “Listening to China - 2017 Shanghai”. This is the third time that students from worldwide have been invited to take part in the creation for this program and take a cross-cultural journey in Shanghai.

Published date:  20 Apr 2017

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Would you like to participate at home in the 7th Piano Composition Competition Fidelio?

Thu, 2017-04-20 10:51
Web site:  http://concursodecomposicionparapianofidelio.com/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-05-20 Entry Fee:  10.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

Dear friends,
Have you ever participated in a piano competition from home through the internet ?, here you have the opportunity,

Published date:  20 Apr 2017

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London Music Society 2017 International Composer's Competition

Thu, 2017-04-20 04:06
Web site:  http://londonmusicsociety.co.uk Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-07-07 Entry Fee:  50.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

London Music Society 2017 International Composer's Competition is designed to provide an opportunity for composers to showcase their work.
The competition is open to all nationalities with no age restriction.
Interested candidates are required to present a work of maximum 12 min in duration for string orchestra.

Prizes

Published date:  20 Apr 2017

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Allentown Symphony Composer Competition

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:18
Web site:  http://www.millersymphonyhall.org/education-community/community/composer-competi... Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-08-25 Entry Fee:  30.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

The Allentown Symphony Orchestra is hosting, in collaboration with the Allentown Art Museum, a "Pictures at an Exhibition" composers competition. Applicants are invited to submit compositions based upon a painting or work from the permanent collection at the Allentown Art Museum. Winning submissions will be performed at the March 10 & 11, 2018 ASO classical concert.

Applicants must reside in or be a permanent resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or the Greater New York City Area. The application fee is $30.

Published date:  19 Apr 2017

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Women Composers Festival of Hartford - Featured Performer(s)

Wed, 2017-04-19 06:51
Web site:  http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/calls/

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford is now accepting submissions from potential Featured Performers for 2018 and future years. The Featured Performer(s) will present a concert of work by women composers including a new commission by the Composer-in-Residence and works chosen from a competitive score call, participate in a reading session for student composers, and more.

Please visit http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/calls/ to access the online submission form. Applications will be accepted year-round but only those received by 5/15/17 will be considered for 2018.

Published date:  19 Apr 2017

Women Composers Festival of Hartford - Composer-in-Residence

Wed, 2017-04-19 06:48
Web site:  http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/calls/

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford is now accepting submissions from potential Composers-in-Residence for 2018 and future years. The Composer-in-Residence will have her music showcased on the Festival, will give talks and masterclasses to area schools, participate in other outreach and publicity activities, compose a new work to be premiered at the Festival, and more.

Visit http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/calls/ to access the online submission form. Applications will be accepted year-round but only those received by 5/15/17 will be considered for 2018.

Published date:  19 Apr 2017

Copland House Residency Awards 2017

Tue, 2017-04-18 12:07
Web site:  http://www.coplandhouse.org/composers/now-at-copland-house/copland-house-residen... Expiration of Opportunity:  Thu, 2017-06-01

Copland House announces the 2017 Copland House Residency Awards. Seven to nine composers (American citizens or permanent residents) are selected to live and work, one at a time, for approximately three to eight weeks at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York’s lower Hudson River Valley, one hour north of New York City.

Published date:  18 Apr 2017

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