Call for Electro Acoustic Works

September 7, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers, electroacoustic by newmusicscotland

Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Metropolitan Area of Mexico City,

in collaboration with

Centro de Cultura Digital, Fonoteca Nacional, Escuela Superior de Música and Yamaha de México S.A. de C.V,

announces the

CALL FOR WORKS FOR

THE FIRST ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL “ECOS URBANOS”

To support the creation and the spread of electroacoustic pieces, Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Metropolitan Area of Mexico City organizes the process of selection of pieces that will be part of the First Electroacoustic Music Festival “Ecos Urbanos”.

The Festival will have the participation of invited composers and lecturers from different countries, and it will take place from September 21th to 25th, 2015 at different locations in Mexico City.

RULES:

  • The works will have to be electroacoustic pieces composed and recorded in studio. They will be played in concert without any intervention of live sound sources. They may include a maximum of 8 channels and they must be between 5 to 10 minutes.
  • The process of selection is open to composers and sound artist from any nationality and age, each of whom may submit only one work, which may be world premiere or commercially published or premiered in any other national or internacional festival.
  • All applications must be sent via www.wetransfer.com (or equivalent web file transfer service) in 1 single ZIP file to the email: ericperezsegura@itesm.mx
  • The ZIP file should cotain 2 files inside a single folder:
    • A text file (.doc, .txt, .rtf of .pdf) with a short biography, contact information, as well as information about the piece (methods used, concept, if it has been premiered, etc.).
    • An audio file .AIFF or .WAV, 16 or 24 bits at 44.1 khz sampling rate containing the stereo version of the piece.
    • Additionaly, in the case of multi-channel pieces, the audio files corresponding to each of the channels in AIFF or WAV inside a folder.
  • IMPORTANT: The name of the ZIP folder should be identical to submitted piece.
  • The deadline for submissions is 09:00 AM September 18th, 2015. Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered valid.
  • The list of selected works will be announced no later than September 18th, 2015. Composers and sound artists whose works were selected will be notified about the date when they will be played on the festival.
  • Any questions regarding these regulations and their interpretation shall be clarified by the authorities of Tecnológico de Monterrey.