Call for Scores – Dulciana Vocal Ensemble

April 27, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

Emerging female composers are invited to submit works for unaccompanied upper voices for inclusion in Dulciana Vocal Ensemble’s second ♀concert. Selected works will be performed alongside pieces by Estonian composer Galina
Grigorjeva, and recordings will be provided to the composers. Successful pieces will show a good understanding of writing for the idiom, and display an original, creative compositional voice.


i. Works must be written for unaccompanied upper voices only, to a maximum of 6 parts (Sop, Sop, Mezzo, Mezzo, Alto, Alto).
ii. Where the piece uses a text, it must be in the public domain, or the composer must have obtained the permission of the copyright holder.
iii. Participating composers grant Dulciana the permission to make such copies as may be necessary for performance at ♀ and any future concerts.
iv. Entries must be submitted electronically as PDFs and under a pseudonym to The body of your email should include your real name, your pseudonym and the name of your piece, for identification purposes. The score should be sent as an attachment.
v. The deadline for submission is the 1st of August, 2016 at 5pm, GMT.

About Dulciana:

Founded in January 2015 by Eoghan Desmond and Judith Lyons, Dulciana are a group of vibrant, talented female singers from Dublin, committed to bringing you the very best of upper voices music from around the globe. While we tend to specialise in music from the 20th Century and after, we have also been known to delve as far back as the 14th century. Find us on Facebook and Twitter for more info!