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EMM 2017 Call for submissions

Wed, 2017-03-22 14:49
Web site:  http://www.emmfestival.org Expiration of Opportunity:  Thu, 2017-06-01

EMM 2017 Call for submissions

Call for Submissions
Lewis University and Kansas City Kansas
Community College are pleased to announce
an international call for submissions for
the 17th Annual Electronic Music Midwest
Festival, featuring SPLICE Ensemble, to be
held September 21-23, 2017 at Kansas City
Kansas Community College.
Each concert will feature an 8.1 speaker diffusion system. The acclaimed SPLICE Ensemble
is the 2017 featured ensemble and composers are encouraged to submit works for their

Published date:  22 Mar 2017

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Call for Papers: Practicing Intersectionality in Popular Music Scholarship and Pedagogy, Nov.9-12 2017

Tue, 2017-03-21 18:55
Web site:  http://www.ams-net.org/studygroups/pmsg/events.html Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-04-28

CFP: “Practicing Intersectionality in Popular Music Scholarship and Pedagogy”

DEADLINE: April 28, 2017
 
Call For Papers: American Musicological Society Popular Music Study Group
Rochester, NY
November 9-12, 2017
 
http://www.ams-net.org/studygroups/pmsg/events.html
 

Published date:  21 Mar 2017

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Lecturer in Composition

Tue, 2017-03-21 09:09
Web site:  http://music.wustl.edu/people/jobs Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-04-07

Essential Functions
One-year lecturer position in composition at Washington University in St. Louis. We are seeking a composer, composer-theorist, or composer-performer who can contribute to our growing undergraduate composition program and offer additional courses in musicianship and music theory. The anticipated teaching assignments are as follows: Fall 2017 (composition workshop/lessons, Musicianship I, undergraduate-level Classical Theory I); Spring 2018 (composition workshop/lessons, Musicianship II, graduate-level Analysis II).

Required Qualifications

Published date:  21 Mar 2017

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One day theatre project

Mon, 2017-03-20 07:25
Web site:  http://www.readingbetweenthelines.co.uk Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-04-14

RBL Theatre Company are looking for new composers.

Reading’s nationally acclaimed theatre company, who achieved such success last year with their new plays Henry I of England (inside St James’ Church) and Oscar Wilde on Trial (inside Reading Gaol), run a new writing event every year entitled Off the Block.

Published date:  20 Mar 2017

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Enter a piano composition competition without leaving home via internet?

Mon, 2017-03-20 01:03
Web site:  http://concursodecomposicionparapianofidelio.com/bases-del-concurso/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-05-20 Entry Fee:  10.00 Currency:  Euro (EUR)

Dear friends
The Seventh Piano Composition Competition Fidelio 2017 via internet is open for registration. http://concursodecomposicionparapianofidelio.com/bases-del-concurso/
Inscription 10 euros or equivalent in dollars. 3 cash prizes.

Published date:  20 Mar 2017

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Guitar Workshop for Composers (Brazil)

Sun, 2017-03-19 07:37
Web site:  http://www.embap.pr.gov.br/arquivos/File/2017/EVENTOS/IX_SIMPOSIO_ACADEMICO_DE_V... Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-07-15 Entry Fee:  0.00

The Guitar Workshop for Composers – part of the 9th Academic Guitar Symposium EMBAP/UNESPAR (Brazil) – will be lead by composer Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro and guitar performer Eric Moreira, both members of the Ensemble Mobile (Brazil). The workshop features the examination of several issues on composition and interpretation, with a special emphasis on musical notation and extended techniques for classical guitar within the perspective of 20th and 21st centuries composers.

Published date:  19 Mar 2017

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Wyoming Festival Call for Composer Fellows

Sat, 2017-03-18 17:33
Web site:  https://www.facebook.com/WyomingFestival/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Mon, 2017-05-01 Entry Fee:  15.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

The Wyoming Festival Call for Composer Fellows

Deadline for receipt of application: Monday May 1, 2017
Festival duration: August 2 – 11, 2017
Festival location: Grand Teton National Park, UW-National Park Service Research Station, Wyoming, USA
Application Fee: $15 administrative fee
Festival attendance fee: $800 ($300 of this fee is a non-refundable portion to be paid upon acceptance to reserve your space.)

Published date:  18 Mar 2017

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IGNITE : The C4 Commissioning Competition 2017-18 Guidelines

Sat, 2017-03-18 14:46
Web site:  http://www.c4ensemble.org/ignite Expiration of Opportunity:  Mon, 2017-05-01 Entry Fee:  10.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Overview

IGNITE, C4’s Commissioning Competition, will give three finalists the opportunity to compose new works for C4: the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective. All three pieces will be premiered in June 2018, in New York City. Prior to the performance, first, second, and third place winners will be chosen, with awards of $1,500, $1,000, and $600 respectively.

About the ensemble

Published date:  18 Mar 2017

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8th Annual Garth Newel Piano Quartet Composition Competition and Residency

Fri, 2017-03-17 08:01
Web site:  http://www.garthnewel.org Expiration of Opportunity:  Tue, 2017-11-28

Founded in 1973, Garth Newel Music Center (www.garthnewel.org) is one of the most active chamber music organizations in the country. Its resident ensemble—the Garth Newel Piano Quartet—performs over 60 concerts annually both at the Center and on tour. Through this competition, the Quartet seeks to broaden the piano quartet repertoire and to support the Center’s ongoing commitment to contemporary music.
About the competition: http://bit.ly/2nMPsES

The Winner will receive:
• A $3000 cash prize

Published date:  17 Mar 2017

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The Orchestre d'Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie are launching a Composition Contest

Fri, 2017-03-17 07:15
Web site:  http://www.orchestre-auvergne.fr/en/composition-contest Expiration of Opportunity:  Wed, 2017-05-31

The Orchestre d’Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie are organizing a composition contest for the creation of a participative piece for amateur singers.

This will be a short piece for string orchestra and amateur singers.
This contest is inviting composers of all nationalities and aged up to 40 years old at the due date of registrations.

Deadline for submissions: 31st of May 2017
1st Prize awarded by the jury: 3000 €
2nd Prize awarded by the public: 1500 €

Published date:  30 Jan 2017

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[OPEN SITE 2017―2018] Open call program waiting for your proposal!!

Fri, 2017-03-17 00:32
Web site:  http://www.tokyo-ws.org/english/application/2017/02/opensite.shtml Expiration of Opportunity:  Wed, 2017-04-19 Entry Fee:  0.00 Currency:  Japanese Yen (JPY)

[OPEN SITE 2017―2018] Open call program waiting for your proposal!!

Published date:  17 Mar 2017

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First Annual Call for Brass Scores

Thu, 2017-03-16 06:23
Web site:  https://www.baycolonybrass.org/call-for-scores/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-04-15 Entry Fee:  15.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Bay Colony Brass is pleased to announce its 1st Annual Call for Scores. Bay Colony Brass (BCB) is one of the few large brass ensembles (or brass choirs) of its kind in the United States. Composed of twenty players, the group performs a broad range of repertoire spanning five centuries of brass and orchestral music. Bay Colony Brass is a volunteer organization and registered 501c3 nonprofit in Massachusetts.

Submissions will be accepted for BCB’s full ensemble or any subset thereof, though preference will be given to submissions using all or most of the full ensemble.

Published date:  16 Mar 2017

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Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival Music Now Chamber Music Concert

Wed, 2017-03-15 17:54
Web site:  http://www.indstate.edu/cas/cmf Expiration of Opportunity:  Thu, 2017-06-01 Entry Fee:  0.00

Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival - Music Now Chamber Music Concert

Call for Scores

Application deadline: June 1, 2017

Published date:  15 Mar 2017

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Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival / Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition

Wed, 2017-03-15 17:41
Web site:  http://www.indstate.edu/cas/cmf Expiration of Opportunity:  Thu, 2017-06-01 Entry Fee:  20.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival/ Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition

Call for Scores
Application deadline: June 1, 2017

The 51st Contemporary Music Festival, sponsored by the Indiana State University School of Music, proudly announces the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition. Submitted compositions will be judged by a screening panel chosen by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. The Festival is scheduled for October 25–27, 2017.

Published date:  15 Mar 2017

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Affordable note engraving/music editing services offered

Wed, 2017-03-15 03:47

Hello!

I am a 25-year old composer working with a Bachelor’s degree from the Royal College of Music, Stockholm. I work extra as a note engraver/music editor and would like to offer my services at an affordable rate.

I have experience working for a Swedish publishing house on a freelance basis, as well as an independent note engraver. I offer high attention to detail, both when it comes to music itself, and to the actual layout. You can view a portfolio of my work samples here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxsT7xHZWU2mTUN5UUE1ZFVPV00/view?usp=sh...

Published date:  15 Mar 2017

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TorQ Percussion Seminar 2017 Composition Competition

Tue, 2017-03-14 14:24
Web site:  http://www.torqpercussion.ca/tps Expiration of Opportunity:  Wed, 2017-05-31 Entry Fee:  0.00

TorQ Percussion Quartet (Toronto, ON) is once again pleased to announce the 2017 edition of the TorQ Percussion Seminar Composition Competition. The competition is being run in conjunction with this summer’s TorQ Percussion Seminar (June 18 - 24) in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, itself part of TorQ Percussion Quartet’s residency at Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP).

Published date:  14 Mar 2017

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We are looking for 13 electro-acoustic musicians ready to compose one hour long pieces of music for this project,

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:35
Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-04-01

Call for works

Published date:  14 Mar 2017

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Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest

Tue, 2017-03-14 11:33
Web site:  http://encorewinds.com/contestapplication Expiration of Opportunity:  Mon, 2017-05-01 Entry Fee:  25.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

The Encore Wind Ensemble proudly presents the Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest. This contest has been created to encourage the developing young composer 15-22 years of age, and promote the performance of high quality wind band literature in honor of the Encore Wind Ensemble’s founding conductor, Charles B. Olson. Entries must be original unpublished compositions for wind ensemble, 5-8 minutes in length, utilizing standard wind band instrumentation. Composers must be 22 years of age or younger at the time of application.

Published date:  14 Mar 2017

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Divergent Composition Workshop with loadbang and Neave Trio

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:07
Web site:  http://longy.edu/academics/summer-programs/longy-divergent-studio/ Expiration of Opportunity:  Fri, 2017-04-07 Entry Fee:  0.00 Currency:  U.S. Dollar (USD)

Divergent Composition Workshop with loadbang and Neave Trio
June 11-18, 2017

http://longy.edu/academics/summer-programs/longy-divergent-studio/

Published date:  14 Mar 2017

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CALL FOR SCORES - works for full (but not Wagnerian) symphony orchestra, ideally between 3-7 minutes.

Mon, 2017-03-13 17:46
Web site:  http://www.bristolmillenniumorchestra.co.uk Expiration of Opportunity:  Sat, 2017-05-06 Entry Fee:  0.00

http://www.bristolmillenniumorchestra.co.uk

CALL FOR SCORES - works for full (but not Wagnerian) symphony orchestra, ideally between 3-7 minutes.

Works for full orchestra = 2222 (possibly triple woodwind), 4331, timps, perc, strings.

Also of particular interest in this call - piano concertos.

NO ENTRY FEE.

Published date:  13 Mar 2017

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