2017 Florida International Toy Piano Festival

July 15, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

The Florida International Toy Piano Festival welcomes proposals and submissions for works to be programmed on the 2017 festival in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. Festival attendance is required of all selected participants, unless they live outside of the USA and have substantial financial hardship, which prevents them from traveling to Florida for the festival. The New Music Conflagration, Inc. has limited funds to assist with travel expenses and will grant need-based financial aid travel stipends to festival participants as the budget allows. Please review the following requirements by category before submitting your proposal or work for consideration:

-Any performer, composer, or scholar may submit regardless of age or nationality-Applicants may send multiple submissions for consideration-There is no fee to submit an application, and selected participants have free admission to all festival events

Application Deadline: August 10, 2016

 Notification by: September 30, 2016

 Festival Dates: January 5-8, 2017

Available toy pianos and rangesThe New Music Conflagration, Inc. through the graciousness of our festival sponsor Schoenhut Piano Company and Elizabeth A. Baker’s private collection of toy pianos makes the following models of Schoenhut toy pianos available for performance in the festival.

18-key tabletop (Middle-C + 1.25 octaves)

25-key tabletop (Middle-C + 2 octaves)

37-key concert grand (F-Below-Middle-C + 3 octaves)

Performers – Soloists

 -Program Abstract (150 words)

-Length of Program (10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes)

-List of Works

-Biography (300 words) DO NOT SUBMIT A CV or RÉSUMÉ!

-High Resolution Photo

-Performance Samples (2 videos/audio from a recent performance)

-Technical Requirements

Performers – Ensemble

 -Program Abstract (150 words)

-Length of Program (10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes, 25 minutes)

-List of Works

-Ensemble Biography (300 words) DO NOT SUBMIT A CV or RÉSUMÉ!

-High Resolution Group Photo

-Performance Samples(2 videos/audio from a recent performance)

-Technical Requirements

 

Composers

 -Works 3-12 minutes in length

-Instrumentation: Toy Piano Solo, Toy Piano & Viola/Toy Viola, Toy Piano, Cello, Mandolin, or Toy Piano & Ensemble (Composer Provided Performers)

-Program Note (200 words)

-PDF of Score

-Audio/Video Link

-Composer Biography (300 words)

-Composer High Resolution Photo

-Technical Requirements