Annelle Gregory: Call for scores for violin and piano or solo violin

November 18, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

Vox Novus is calling for scores composed for violin and piano or solo violin to be performed by violinist Annelle Gregory on June 18, 2016 on the Brand Associates Music Series at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale California.

Guidelines:
-Works must be either for violin & piano or solo violin.
-Works must be 3-5 minutes in length. No pieces under 3 minutes or over 5 minutes will be accepted.
-Please avoid extended techniques.
-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 “Annelle Gregory, Call for Scores” and press the “submit” button to start the submission process.
-You will need to provide a maximum 100-word biography and 100-word program notes.
-You will be able to upload a score as a PDF file (include parts at the end of the score)
-You may also upload an audio file; however it is not required.
-Performance notes should be included in the score.

More can be found be found at: www.VoxNovus.com

About Annelle Gregory:
Annelle Kazumi Gregory is a Laureate of the 2013 Stradivarius International Violin Competition and the 2015 National Sphinx Competition as well as Gold Medalist of the 2012 National NAACP ACT-SO competition. In 2010, as part of a national tour, she performed at Carnegie Hall as a 1st violinist of the Sphinx Virtuosi and recorded with the ensemble on their debut album, “Sphinx Virtuosi: Live in Concert.” In 2014, Gregory released a CD with pianist Alexander Sinchuk, “Annelle K. Gregory & Alexander Sinchuk: Grieg, Mozart, Szymanowski” and in 2015 recorded with organist Carol Williams on her CD, “Just Carol – Compositions.”

Gregory has won 1st place in many competitions including the 2015 Beverly Hills National Auditions, 2015 & 2014 Musical Merit Competition, 2013 La Jolla Symphony Young Artists Competition, 2013 San Diego Symphony “Hot Shots” Young Artists Competition, 2013 Grossmont Community Concert Association Competition, 2012 Long Beach Mozart Festival Concerto Competition, 2012 Jester Hairston Competition, 2012 NANM Georgia Laster Branch Competition, 2012 Bellflower Symphony Concerto Competition, and 2011 Torrance Symphony Concerto Competition, as well as the competitions of the ASTA, MTAC, and MTAC-VOCE organizations.

Gregory was awarded the 2014 Glenn Dicterow Music Scholarship, has received scholarships from the League of Allied Arts and the Musical Merit Foundation, and has been supported in part by a Sphinx MPower Artist Grant.

From 2012-2015, Gregory was concertmaster and a featured soloist for the California International Music Festival Orchestra at Namedy and Weikersheim Castles, Germany. She has also performed with the La Jolla Symphony, San Diego Symphony, California Chamber Orchestra, Torrance Symphony, Bellflower Symphony, Southeast Symphony, Sphinx Symphony, and the Long Beach Mozart Festival Orchestra. She served as Asst. Concertmaster for the 2013 World Youth Chamber Orchestra tour and also in 2013 performed The Swan with Moscow Ballet’s principal ballerina. She has been featured on BBC Radio, American Public Media radio, KUSC radio, German Television, Detroit Public Television, and XLNC1 radio.

In addition to Carnegie Hall, Gregory has performed at numerous venues, including Engers, Weikersheim, and Namedy Castles, Germany; Teatro Miranda, Viana do Castelo, Portugal; Italian Embassy, Washington DC; Harris Theatre, Chicago; Reid Castle, New York; AT&T Center, Los Angeles; Orchestra Hall, Detroit; Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego; Humphrey’s Backstage, San Diego; Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival; and California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Gregory currently studies under former New York Philharmonic concertmaster Glenn Dicterow. Her previous teachers include Michael and Irina Tseitlin. She also performs on viola and has played piano since age 4. She has played drumset, guitar, and bass guitar and composes music in a variety of styles from classical to rock. Gregory has studied and performed tap, jazz, flamenco, and Japanese classical dance. In addition to music, she enjoys reading Russian classics and playing with her two cats, Suzy and Furball.

More information about Annelle Gregory is available on her web site:
http://annelleviolin.com/