Call for Works Electroacustic music festival MUSLAB

July 15, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by newmusicscotland

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Call for Works MUSLAB 2015

Asociación Camin-Art y Ensamble MUSLAB invite:

Composers, regardless their age and nationality are invited to submit their works of electro-acoustic music, electroacoustic music and video, Video Mapping, created after January 1, 2009.

Guidelines for submission of works:

Deadline for receipt of entries will Date: August 29, 2015
They will participate works composed after January 2009
The duration of the work will be between 5 and 20 minutes
Only one work per category defined by composer admitted
Entries must be signed by the author or authors (no pseudonyms)
Works that have been previously submitted to competitions and concerts, may participate if accompanied by a letter of consent for presentation and recording this show.
There is no charge for registration


Category A is open to electroacoustic music compositions of autonomous art (music band), a single independent movement duration.
Category B is open to compositions of autonomous electroacoustic music and Video, one independent movement.
Category C is open to compositions of Visual Art – Video Art.

Formats : stéréo, 3.0, 4.0, 5.1, 6.0 8.0.

Works submitted to the Muestra Internacional de Musica Electroacustica MUSLAB 2015, shall be electroacoustic pieces, composed and recorded in studio. Works have to be displayed by loudspeakers in concert, with no intervention of live sound sources. They may include a maximum of eight channels and should have duration between five and twenty minutes.
Visual Art – Video Art could be projected in public buildings, you can ask for photos if you will present a mapping project.

Each composer may submit only one entry for each category of no more than 20 minutes in length. Works may have participated in previous or ongoing contests, provided that a letter is submitted permitting the reproduction of the works published in this Exhibition.
Works must specify the composer’s name.

There is no registration fee.
Muestra Internacional de Música Electro acústica MUSLAB 2015 is not a competition, it is an inclusive project that seeks to create opportunities for the diffusion and promotion of sound art using our public spaces for presentations. Our objective is to promote inclusion, cultural diversity and peaceful coexistence in society.
MUSLAB Ensemble will select as many works as possible, prioritizing works in terms of sound and visual quality.

We would like to know if you intend to attend the event. Confirmation of attendance will determine the order of programming and available space. All composers / sound artists’ works participating will be programmed regardless their assistance.

MUSLAB will assist artists in their accommodation with the best artistic and humane conditions possible, but it will not assume the responsibility nor the expenses. However, MUSLAB will help artists fund their expenses through invitation letters or else, sent to the instances to whom it may concern.

The jury in charge of selecting the works to be shown shall be appointed by the direction of Camin-Art Cultural Association and MUSLAB Ensemble. It will be composed of electro-acoustic composers of music, musicologists, and recording engineers Zero records who specialize in the field of electroacoustic music.


You must send a mail to before 1st september 2015 to register electronically and send us your submission in any server like dropbox we transfer etc..

Submissions must contain:

A registration form filled and signed
Photography in high resolution.
Short portrait of the composer. 1/2 page
Notes on the work.

Entries in category A, B and C, must be recorded at an appropriate technical level for playback and stereo / 4.0, 5.1 / 8.0 / format prints must be submitted on aif, wav, mov format, and cataloged for the full duration.

Proposals in categories A, B and C must be accompanied by a note (if necessary), technical and artistic, name of the studio where the work was created, its duration, graphics, etc., to be included in the program description.

Entries in categories AB and C must be accompanied by a brief biographical sketch of the artist, short biography, nationality, address, phone number, fax and email as attachment.

Works must specify the composer’s name.

There is no registration fee.

Audio recordings submitted to the competition will not be returned to the Composers, and will remain in the Association for electro-acoustic files and donated to the Fonoteca Nacional de Mexico.

By participating with their work in MUSLAB, the composer consent, rights and permission to include his work, in the concerts of this electroacoustic music composition, exempts MUSLAB of any liability associations or copyright payment, and grants permission to publish his work in the activities concerts and radio broadcasts of the Muestra internacional de Música Electroacústica MUSLAB. The composer retains the copyright.

All works are recorded with a record company must have a letter in with the apropiate permission to be included in the concerst and radio transmitions of the International Festival of Electroacoustic Music MUSLAB indicated.

If you decide to participate in the selection for the production of a CD-DVD that will be sent to different music libraries and libraries of the world, composer must send a letter consent to record their work in the compilation MUSLAB 2015 CD DVD. The composer keeps copyright but allows the distribution of his work.

The selection committee may decide not to include one piece in the program or change the program.
All participants will be notified that when their works arrive.
Participant’s compositions will be broadcast on radio.