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Call for Scores - One Minutes Works for Melodica

Fifteen Minutes of Fame featuring David Bohn with Melodica:
Vox Novus is calling for one-minute pieces composed for solo melodica. Selected works will be premiered March of 2024 on Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame featuring multi-instrumentalist David Bohn. This performance will be presented as a live streaming online concert using Streamyard broadcast to multiple streaming platforms such as YouTube and Facebook. The selected works will also receive a recording session. For this Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame, we are looking for solo melodica works (no electronics) specifically written for David Bohn. Only works one-minute in length for melodica will be considered.

About the Melodica:
The melodica has a range from the F three ledger lines below the treble staff to the E three ledger lines above. Both one-handed and two-handed playing techniques are possible.

A video regarding the Melodica may be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCIJgU96Ukc

Submission Guidelines:
Deadline for works is January 15th, 2024.
Works are for melodica solo only. (no electronics)
No works over one minute (60 seconds) will be reviewed.
Works should be composed specifically for this call and performer.
All pieces must be premieres.
Multiple submissions are not accepted. Send your best work!
Works need to be submitted online at www.MusicAvatar.org
You will need to register with Music Avatar for free to submit your work online.
After logging in to Music Avatar, select the opportunity named "Fifteen Minutes of Fame featuring David Bohn" and press the "submit" button to start the submission process.
You will need to provide a maximum 50 word biography and (optionally) 50 word program note.
You will be able to upload a score as a PDF file (You are also encouraged to upload an audio realization of the work)
Must include the dedication to David Bohn on the score.
Performance notes should be included in the score.
Selected works will be broadcasted online to multiple video streaming platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo. No performance royalties will be paid. Selected composers will be asked to sign a consent form.

Results will be announced via the Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame website.

More can be found be found at: https://www.VoxNovus.com/fifteen-minutes-of-fame

About David Bohn
A native of Wisconsin, David Bohn received degrees in composition from the University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Illinois. His primary composition teachers were Joel Naumann, Yehuda Yannay, and William Brooks. He has taught theory at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin - Parkside and the University of Illinois. In his career as an multi-instrumentalist, he has given World or American premieres of hundreds of keyboard works. He currently resides in West Allis, Wisconsin, and is the music coordinator at Peace Methodist Church in Brookfield. He is President of the Wisconsin Alliance for Composers, and Vice President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Organ Historical Society. Past calls/recording projects include three 15 Minutes of Fame calls, The Daniel Blitz Clavichord Project, The 100-Note Toy Piano Project, The COVID-19 Project, Twenty Seconds of 2020, 60 in 60 (more or less), Fifteen Minutes of Fame/One Minute More for Toy Piano, and Fifteen Minutes of Meditation and Contemplation.

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