Composer’s Voice Concert Series: call for scores for solo piano by Stony Brook composers

December 5, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

Composer’s Voice Concert Series: call for scores for solo piano by Stony Brook composers
Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Composer’s Voice Concert Series is calling for solo piano pieces by alumni and students of Stony Brook University to be performed by Yumi Suehiro on April 21, 2016 at The Firehouse Space in New York, New York. The April 21 concert will feature music by Stony Brook faculty, students, and alumni.

Submission guidelines:
-Submission deadline January 15, 2016.
-The work must be between 3-10 minutes in length.
-This call is open to composers who are alumni or students at Stony Brook University.
-There is no fee to submit.
-The piece must be for solo piano.
-The piece may have been previously performed.
-Multiple submission are not accepted. Send your best work!
-Works need to be submitted online at http://www.musicavatar.org/
-Composers will need to register for free at Music Avatar to submit online.
-You will need to provide your name, email, address, biography (125 words), program notes (125 words), and a score in PDF file format. You may also submit an mp3 recording or MIDI, but it is not required.
-The performer reserves the right to not select any of the submissions for performance.

Direct inquiries can be made to support@MusicAvatar.org.

Pianist Yumi Suehiro began studying both piano and marimba at an early age. In her native Japan, Ms. Suehiro won numerous competitions, including the top prize at the Kobe International Competition as the youngest winner. As a pianist, she has performed at New York City’s Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie) as an AMTL Audition Winner, and at Steinway Hall, presented by the Amati Music Festival. She also was the featured marimba player in Latin percussionist Victor Rendon’s recording of “Fiesta Percussiva”. Ms. Suehiro graduated from Lehman College (CUNY) and the Manhattan School of Music. While at Manhattan, she won second prize in the school’s 2010 piano concerto competition, and in 2011 was chosen to perform Richard Wilson’s “Flashback” for Pierre Aimard’s master class. Her teachers have included Morris Lang, John Corigliano, Peter Vinograde, and Zenon Fishbein.