Emissary Quartet seeks new repertoire for four flutes

December 12, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

Emissary Quartet seeks new repertoire for four flutes

Three winning works will be performed and recorded by Emissary Quartet in Fall 2017.


  • All three winning compositions will be performed at a public concert in the fall of 2017

  • All three compositions will be professionally studio recorded and released on our YouTube Channel, in addition to live recording of the Fall 2017 performance

  • One grand prize-winning work selected from these three will be featured throughout our 2017-2018 season (at least three performances across the US)

Application Materials

  • Full Score (PDF format, please save as “LastName_FirstName_TitleofPiece”)

  • Audio rendering or recording, if available (please send as a Google Drive, Dropbox, or iCloud shareable link)

  • Completed Composer Information Sheet (scan to PDF, please save as “LastName_FirstName_Info”)

  • There is no application fee


  • Submissions must be original compositions for flute quartet (four flutes)

  • Available instruments: 4 C flutes, 4 piccolos, 1 alto flute, 1 bass flute (all members play all instrments)

  • Electronics are welcome, but please keep in mind that these works may be difficult to program after the Fall 2017 performance, as we frequently perform in venues without electronics capabilities

  • Compositions should be 3-12 minutes in length

  • Multi-movement works should be submitted as a single entry

  • There is no limit on the number of works submitted, but each work should be submitted as a separate entry