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CALL FOR COMPOSERS: Delian Academy for New Music DELIAN ACADEMY FOR NEW MUSIC International Academy for Composers & Sound Artists June 12 - 19, 2017 Mykonos, Greece WHO WE ARE The Delian Academy for New Music is an international summer academy for composers and sound artists located on the island of Mykonos, Greece. Curated under the auspices of Georges Aperghis and Grypario Cultural Center, the Academy derives its name from the nearby island of Delos, the birthplace of god Apollo, and a UNESCO world heritage site. Unlike top-down organization programs, our Academy is a participant-driven meeting where attendees co-decide and create the agenda for a series of symposia, workshops, and concerts with the guidance of faculty and staff. The 2017 edition will take place from June 12 to June 19 in Grypario Cultural Center of Mykonos. Participating composers will have the chance to take part in masterclasses, presentations, workshops and have their music performed by our ensemble in residence. The main language of the Academy will be English. Additional languages may be used in private masterclasses. FACULTY AND STAFF GEORGES APERGHIS, Honorary President PANAYIOTIS KOKORAS, Acoustic and Electronic Composition, Music Technology DIMITRI PAPAGEORGIOU, Composition ALEXANDROS SPYROU, Artistic Director ENSEMBLE IN RESIDENCE OERKNAL The Delian Academy for New Music is excited to collaborate with Oerknal, a collective of young professional musicians based in The Netherlands. Selected composers can submit a new or existing piece to be performed in Grypario Concert Hall in Mykonos. The available instrumentation is flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello. Any combination, from solo to quintet with or without electronics is welcome. APPLY APPLICATIONS DEADLINE MARCH 5, 2017 1. All applications must be submitted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Please submit the following: - Biography - 2-3 scores (pdf) and recordings (mp3). The submitted works do not need to match the instrumentation available. - Application letter including name, surname, email, phone number, website (if available), and category of participation (1 or more) you would like to be considered for. - Letter of scholarship application (if needed) 3. In case you need to share large files through a file hosting service (e.g. dropbox, wetransfer etc.) please make sure the link remains active until the selection process. 4. There are no age or nationality restrictions 5. There is no application fee 6. All applications will be evaluated by faculty members in cooperation with our ensemble in residence. The Delian Academy for New Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. Please visit www.delianacademy.com for more information
Sabrina Pena Young posted a topic in External CompetitionsCall for Latin American Music: 60x60 Latin Music Mix (SPANISH/PORTUGUESE TRANSLATIONS BELOW) 60x60 Latin Mix (No entry fee) (SUBMIT http://www.musicavatar.org/)PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE CALL WITH COLLEAGUES, STUDENTS, SOCIAL MEDIA Opportunity Type: 60x60 Entry Fee: NoneOpen To: All Composers living in Latin America, Composers of Latin American heritage, and/or works that are clearly inspired by Latin American culture/music.Deadline: Nov 1, 2014 Receipt Type: Digital Submission: Must be completed online by deadline 60x60 Latin MixOpportunity Type: 60x60 Entry Fee: 0.00 Open To: The call is open to all Composers living in Latin America, Composers of Latin American heritage, and/or works that are clearly inspired by Latin American culture/music. Deadline: 11-01-14 Receipt Type: Digital Submission: Must be completed online by deadline Vox Novus's 60x60 is calling for one-minute recorded works with durations of 60 seconds or less. Curator/Macrocomposer Sabrina Pena Young will select and organize 60 compositions to be played continuously in a one-hour live concert. About the 60x60 Latin Mix: The 60x60 Latin mix will show recent works of Composers living in Latin America, Composers of Latin American heritage, and/or works that are clearly inspired by Latin American culture/music. 60x60 is a project of "signature works" and short works created specifically for the 60x60 project. Excerpts of larger works are strongly discouraged. Works generated from procedures (i.e. mathematical matrices, organizational systems, or computer programs) remixed works, or themes and motives recomposed from other of the composer's own work are acceptable. In addition to the 60x60 Latin Mix, Vox Novus is calling for submissions for several other themed mixes including: the International mix, the Wave Farm mix, Death Mix and others. Details for other mix submissions can be found at: http://www.60x60.com/submission The call is open to all Composers living in Latin America, Composers of Latin American heritage, and/or works that are clearly inspired by Latin American culture/music. There is no admission fee. Submission deadline for all 60x60 opportunities is 11-01-14. All submissions must be uploaded online at: http://www.60x60.com/submission Audio submissions must be in either AIFF or WAV file format. Special conditions for the 60x60 Latin Mix All works submitted to 60x60 mixes will be considered for this year's 60x60 International Mix. The composer needs to write a brief sentence about why the piece should be a part of the Latin mix. Questions about 60x60 can be sent to email@example.com Works selected for the 2014 60x60 project will be announced on the Vox Novus newsletter NM421: www.NM421.com in January 2015 60x60 is a one-hour-long show made by sequencing 60 pre-recorded pieces by 60 different artists, each piece a minute in length or shorter. 60x60 has been presented in many performance formats including TV shows, radio shows, multimedia and multidisciplinary events, as well as published several albums of works. Since 2003, 60x60 has received thousands of submissions from over 30 countries. Highlighting the work of a great many artists and composers, 60x60 testifies to the vibrancy of contemporary composition by presenting a diverse array of styles, aesthetics, and techniques being used today http://www.60x60.com. -------- PORTUGUESE TRANSLATION 60x60 Latin Mix Oportunidade 60X60 Preço de inscrição: 0.00 Para quem: a convocatória esta oberta a todos os compositores que vivem na América Latina, possuem origem latino-americana, ou que sejam inspirados pela cultura e música latino-americana. Envio: envio digital pela Internet (online). Vox Novus's 60x60 consiste em obras até um minuto de duração. A Curadora (diretora, organizadora)/compositora Sabrina Pena Young fará uma seleção de 60 obras a serem tocadas de forma contínua num concerto ao vivo com a duração de uma hora. Sobre o 60x60 Latin Mix: A 60x60 Latin mix mostrará novas obras de compositores que vivem na America latina, ou que possuem origem latino-americana, e também obras da cultura/musica de inspiração latino-americana. 60x60 é um projeto de "signature works" (projetos personalizados), obras curtas, criadas especificamente para o projeto 60X60. Nao é recomendável extrair fragmentos de obras longas realizadas previamente. Obras de longa duração não serão admitidas. São permitidos trabalhos criados a partir de processos generativos (ex. Matrizes matemáticas, sistemas ou programas de computação), remixes, e temas inspirados por outros compositores. O 60x60 Latin Mix, Vox Novus oferece ainda a oportunidade de inscrição em outras temáticas (themed mixes) que incluem: the International mix, the Wave Farm mix, Death Mix e outros. Detalhes se podem encontrar na: http://www.60x60.com/submission A data limite e: nov-01-2014 Todos os projetos têm que fazer o upload online na: http://www.60x60.com/submission A submissão Audio tem que ser no formato .AIFF ou .WAV Condições especiais do 60x60 Latin Mix: - As obras enviadas ao 60x60 serão consideradas no 60x60 International Mix deste ano. O compositor tem que descrever com uma pequena frase a razão para a sua peça ser incluída na Latin mix. Perguntas acerca do 60x60 podem ser enviadas para: firstname.lastname@example.org As obras seleccionadas paro o projeto 60x60 2014 serão publicadas na Vox Novus newsletter NM421: www.NM421.com em Janeiro 2015. 60x60 é um concerto de uma hora de duraçâo com 60 peças de artistas diferentes, pre-gravadas e tocadas sequencialmente. 60X60 tem sido apresentado em formatos diferentes de performance: em TV shows, na radio, eventos multimedia e multidisciplinares. Também ainda realizado publicações das obras em albums. Desde 2003, 60X60 tem recebido milhares de inscrições vindas de 30 países. 60X60 é uma referência na vitalidade da composição contemporânea apresentado uma diversidade de estilos, estéticas e técnicas utilizadas por muitos artistas e compositores actuais. http://www.60x60.com ---------- SPANISH TRANSLATION 60x60 Mezcla latina Tipo de oportunidad: 60x60 Cuota de admisión: 0.00 Abierto a: El llamado está abierto a compositores que vivan en América latina, compositores de ascendencia latina y/o trabajos inspirados en la cultura/música latina. Plazo de entrega: nov-01-2014 Tipo de recibo: Presentación digital: Debe ser completada en línea. Vox Novus 60x60 está pididendo obras grabadas de un minuto o menos de duración. La curadora/macro-compositora Sabrina Pena Young seleccionará y organizará 60 composiciones que serán ejecutadas continuamente en un concierto de una hora de duración. Sobre la Mezcla Latina 60x60: La Mezcla Latina 60x60 mostrará trabajos recientes de compositores que vivan en América latina, compositores de ascendencia latina y/o trabajos inspirados en la cultura/música latina. 60x60 es un proyecto de "obras de autor" y obras cortas creadas específicamente para el proyecto 60x60. No se recomienda extraer fragmentos de obras largas realizadas previamente. Son aceptables obras generadas a partir de procedimientos (matrices matemáticas, sistemas organizacionales o programas informáticos), las obras remezcladas, o los temas y motivos recompuestos a partir de otros trabajos propios del compositor. Además de la Mezcla Latina 60x60, Vox Novus está convocando para varias otras mezclas temáticas: la Mezcla Internacional, la Mezcla Wave farm, La Mezcla Muerte y otras. Los detalles para otras convocatorias puede ser encontrados en: http://www.60x60.com/submission La convocatoria está abierta a compositores que vivan en América latina, compositores de ascendencia latina y/o trabajos inspirados en la cultura/música latina, de cualquier edad o etapa de su carrera. El plazo para presentar obras de 60 segundos (o menos) de duración es nov-01-2014. No hay cuota de admisión. Todas las obras deben ser cargadas en línea en: http://www.voxnovus.com/60x60/submission (el proceso de registro está en inglés) Las obras deben estar en formato AIFF o WAV. Condiciones especiales para la Mezcla Latina 60x60 Todos los trabajos enviados a las Mezclas 60x60 serán consideradas para la Mezcla Internacional 60x60. Los compositores deben escribi una breve nota que explique porque su obra debería estar en la Mezcla Latina. Preguntas sobre 60x60 pueden ser enviadas a email@example.com Los trabajos seleccionados serán anunciados en la hoja informativa de Vox Novus NM421: www.NM421.com en Enero 2015. 60x60 es un concierto de una hora de duración conformado por la secuencia de 60 piezas grabadas por 60 compositores diferentes, cada obra de una duración máxima de 60 segundos o menos. 60x60 ha sido presentado en muchos formatos incluyendoTV, radio y eventos multimedia y multidisciplinarios, también ha publicado CD's con las obras seleccionadas. Desde 2003, 60x60 ha recibido miles de obras de mas de 30 paises. Destacando el trabajo de un gran número de artistas y compositores, 60x60 da testimonio de la vitalidad de la composición contemporánea, presentando una gran variedad de estilos, estéticas y técnicas que se utilizan actualmente. http://www.60x60.com.
pateceramics posted a topic in External CompetitionsSaw this and thought I'd give it a post here in case anyone is interested. (: Announcing the 2014 Eighth Annual International Anthem Competition of the First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts. Scoring for SATB choir with flute and organ accompaniment for a prize of $1550.00 US funds. Complete guidelines are found at http://fbc-worc.org. First performance will be in 10:00 AM worship on May 4, 2014 with Chancel Choir, flute, and organ under the direction of William Ness. Winner announced in March 2014.
Guest posted a topic in External Competitions2012-13 New-Music Consortium International Call for Scores Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/USFNewMusicConsortium. Application Deadline: 2013-01-15 The New-Music Consortium, University of South Florida School of Music’s student-run contemporary music organization, is pleased to announce its first ever New-Music Consortium International Call for Scores. Two works will be selected, with one winner each in the categories of acoustic and electronic composition. Selected compositions will be presented at concerts during the NMC’s Spring New-Music Concert, taking place on April 6, 2013. Selected composers will not receive a cash award and will be expected to provide professional performance materials by March 1st. Although a stipend for travel and lodging will not be provided, the winning composers are encouraged (but not required) to attend the performances. If the composers choose to attend the concert, the NMC will assist with travel arrangements to and from the airport in Tampa and provide lodging discounts through USF where possible. Composers of all nationalities under the age of 35 are encouraged to apply. There is no entry fee, and works may have been previously performed (further stipulations below). Composers who have graduated from the University of South Florida after the year 2007 are not eligible to apply. A panel consisting of members of the New-Music Consortium will evaluate the pieces and choose the winning entries. USF Composition Professor Baljinder Sekhon will facilitate the competition. All applications must be completed and received by January 15, 2013. The winning entries will be announced by February 15, 2013. RULES AND GUIDELINES Individuals may submit one work to each category. ACOUSTIC: The submitted work should be between 5-15 minutes in duration. The number of performers must be between 3-9 players. The instrumentation may be a subset of the following instruments. Works that require a conductor are acceptable. (2) Flutes/Piccolos Oboe/English Horn (2) Clarinets (Bb, Eb, or Bass Clarinet) Bassoon/Contrabassoon (2) Saxes (Alto, Tenor, and Bari) Horn (2) Trumpets (2) Trombones Bass Trombone Tuba (2) Percussion Piano (2) Violins Viola Cello Double Bass ELECTRONIC: The submitted work should be between 5-15 minutes in duration. Submissions of electronic works may be composed for audio playback up to a 5.1 speaker array. Submissions may be composed for any combination of audio playback, live electronics, and up to 4 performers (instrumentation should be selected from the list under ACOUSTIC guidelines). If necessary, a score, graphic representation, or other sufficient performance instructions must be included in the submission. OTHER: ~Works of any style, aesthetic, and notation will be accepted. ~The work must not exceed fifteen minutes in duration. ~The work may also call for an “unusual” (e.g. folk, traditional, rare, Partch) instrument. In such a case, the composer must provide both the performer and the unusual instrument for all rehearsals and the performance of the piece. NMC cannot assume any expenses for this performer or instrument (e.g. travel, accommodation, per diem, insurance). ~Only one entry per composer for each category (acoustic/electronic) will be accepted. ~A jointly written work will be considered a single entry. ~Submissions may have been performed previously, but pieces that have been played and/or recorded by a professional ensemble should not be submitted. ~No information that indicates or suggests the name or affiliation of the composer can appear anywhere on the entry work score or mp3. SUBMISSION PROCESS The submission process is entirely online. Please follow the directions below to ensure that your application is successfully received. ACOUSTIC: 1) Prepare an anonymous PDF score (TITLE.pdf) and an anonymous MP3 recording (TITLE.mp3) of your work. All indications of the composer’s identity, affiliation, or performing ensemble should be removed. 2) Include a form with the composer’s name, contact information, and one paragraph biography. (Biographies will be used when announcing the winning composer.) 3) Please send the above items as attachments to NMCSubmissions@gmail.com. 4) Please make the subject of your email “Last Name, First Name - Title of Piece.” It is imperative that the total size of these attachments be no larger than 20 MB. 5) Submissions will be handled by a third party. For questions and information, please write to: BSekhon@usf.edu. ELECTRONIC: 1) Prepare an anonymous PDF score (TITLE.pdf) if applicable, and an anonymous mp3 (TITLE.mp3) of your work. All indications of the composer’s identity, affiliation, or performing ensemble should be removed. 2) Include a form with the composer’s name, contact information, and one paragraph biography. (Biographies will be used when announcing the winning composer.) 3) Also include a tech sheet listing all hardware and software required, as well as a routing diagram. 4) Please send the above items as attachments to NMCSubmissions@gmail.com. 5) Please make the subject of your email “Last Name, First Name - Title of Piece.” It is imperative that the total size of these attachments be no larger than 20 MB. 6) Submissions will be handled by a third party. For questions and information, please write to: BSekhon@usf.edu. PUBLISHED DATE: 14 Dec 2012