ECCO -Call for Works –Ensemble Fractales–Brussels2020

ECCO -Call for Works –Ensemble Fractales–Brussels2020

The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) is pleased to launch a call for works to be considered for itsthirteenthEuropean Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) Concert which will beperformedduring the ECSA General Assembly in Brussels. ECCO is an initiative of the contemporary musiccommittee of ECSA(known as the ECF committee). It aims to establish a Europe-wide network
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Keychange launches open call to find 74 innovative women & gender minority artists & innovators to take part in year-long programme

Keychange launches open call to find 74 innovative women & gender minority artists & innovators to take part in year-long programme

Keychange has today launched an open call to find the next cohort of participants who will take part in an impactful capacity building and talent development programme throughout 2020 – so please help us to spread the word! Applications are now open to artists (writing & performing their own music) and industry professionals (working in
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Wirds an Soonds workshop: Composing for text and cello

Wirds an Soonds workshop: Composing for text and cello

sound and the University of Aberdeen WORD Centre for Creative Writing present:   Wirds an Soonds workshop: Composing for text and cello Sunday 27th October 10am-4.30pm University of Aberdeen   An opportunity for composers based in Scotland     For this year’s soundfestival, sound has co-commissioned new works for two cellos and text from composers
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Snape Residency

Snape Residency

https://snapemaltings.co.uk/music/residencies/how-to-apply/ Applications for this round are currently open until Friday 4 October 2019. Please read through our eligibility criteria and scroll down to apply. Who is the Residency programme for? The Residency programme is for artists at any stage of their career, who are creatively curious and who have burning ideas, or who need time
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Heriot-Watt University – Composer Competition

Heriot-Watt University – Composer Competition

An invitation to write an ensemble piece open to all un-published composers in SCOTLAND. No age limit. The piece is to be written for the group, ‘Inchcolm New Music Ensemble’, based at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. The INME has a policy of commissioning composers to write for a flexible ensemble. We have premiered over 50 new
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Noisy Nights – Call for Scores

Call for Scores A general call for scores is made, maximum length 5 minutes, for our new edition of Noisy Nights on 20th November (change of the original date) at The Drake Pub, Glasgow. Instrumentation for this call for scores is flute, trumpet and double bass. Please note the scores should not include electronics or
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2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe

2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe

soundfestival 2019 Composers’ Day: Writing for Oboe Saturday 2 November – 10.30am-4.00pm   Call for composers   The 2019 soundfestival annual Composer’s Day takes place on Saturday 2 November in Aberdeen. The composing theme for the day is writing for endangered instrument the oboe.   The day will consist of workshops, talks, and one-to-one surgeries
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Trustee Advert 2019

Trustee Advert 2019

Would you like to be part of shaping how new music is supported and championed in Scotland? New Music Scotland is a network of artists, ensembles, orchestras, composers, creators, music educators, sound artists, musicians, producers, promoters and anyone who believes in the importance and value of creating new music in Scotland. We exist to connect,
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Missy Mazzoli Interview: Friday, 16th August, 2019

Missy Mazzoli Interview: Friday, 16th August, 2019

What’s it like being in Scotland as a composer from NYC for this production of your opera? It’s incredible to be in Scotland, for an opera that is set in Scotland. Scotland is the DNA of this piece, which is maybe strange coming from an American, who has not spent that much time here! I
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PRS Foundation – Beyond Boarders

PRS Foundation – Beyond Boarders

Beyond Borders, a collaborative cross-border programme run by PRSF, is currently open for applications.  The scheme supports projects which create, tour and promote innovative and high-quality new music across all genres, and encourage engagement with audiences across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Please note that, as Creative Scotland is a
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Writing for Percussion Composition Course

Writing for Percussion Composition Course

sound and International Percussion Institute present: Writing for Percussion Tuesday 6 August – Wednesday 7 August 2019 Aberdeen for young composers based in Scotland Cost: £40   International Percussion Institute (IPI) is an annual seminar for percussionists taking place in Aberdeen, Scotland. This year, the IPI will also feature an inaugural composition course for young
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St Andrews Call for Scores (two prizes of £500)

St Andrews Call for Scores (two prizes of £500)

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, the European Chemical Society has developed a new version of the Periodic Table. The St Andrews New Music Ensemble in collaboration with Emeritus Professor David Cole-Hamilton are offering two prizes of £500 each to commission two composers to write a 5-6 minute work, or several shorter pieces totalling
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Scottish Awards for New Music 2019

Scottish Awards for New Music 2019

The winners of the third annual Scottish Awards for New Music (SAFNM) have been announced at an event hosted by music writer and broadcaster, Kate Molleson, at the Drygate Brewery in Glasgow on the evening of Monday 13 May 2019.   The Scottish Awards for New Music highlights the country’s contemporary music scene, and showcases
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Open Call – Diaphonique fund

Open Call – Diaphonique fund

Diaphonique is a bilateral fund for classical contemporary music, supporting collaborative projects between France and the UK. Diaphonique is a bilateral fund for classical contemporary music, supporting collaborative projects between France and the UK which include commissions, concerts, tours, residencies and educative projects. Through Diaphonique we aim to: • Foster artistic exchanges and deepen the
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Sonica 2019 Open Call

Sonica 2019 Open Call

Cryptic is seeking existing audiovisual installations by Scottish-based artists to be presented as part of their biennial visual sonic arts festival, Sonica, which returns to Glasgow from 31 October to 10 November 2019 Sonica is an 11-day biennial festival in Glasgow, dedicated to world-class visual sonic arts. Returning to Glasgow for its fifth edition, the
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The Night With… Advertisement for Board Members

The Night With… Advertisement for Board Members

The Night With… is seeking to recruit two new board members with the capacity and skills to oversee the development of the charity. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with legal and/or HR skills, experience of international touring and record labels; and from those with a strong interest in contemporary classical music. The
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The Night With… Ambassadors

The Night With… Ambassadors

For the last three years The Night With… has been presenting interesting new classical music in pubs, clubs and art galleries. The 2019 season is our biggest yet and we need your help.   The Night With… (www.thenightwith.com) is looking for students to form teams of The Night With… (TNW) Ambassadors in and around Glasgow,
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Power SERG – Call for Works

Power SERG – Call for Works

Two performances organised by University of Aberdeen’s Sound Emporium Research Group (SERG http://www.serg-aberdeen.net) in conjunction with Aberdeen University’s May Festival (https://www.abdn.ac.uk/mayfestival). The SERG concerts will run on the 24th of May, 2019, at 1pm and 7pm. A more detailed programme will be available in late April. Description: SERG (Sound Emporium Research Group) is issuing a
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Call out for designs to create the award for the third Scottish Awards for New Music

Call out for designs to create the award for the third Scottish Awards for New Music

New Music Scotland   Recent Graduate Opportunity Call out for designs to create the award for the third Scottish Awards for New Music. Background New Music Scotland is a network of composers, performers, programmers, producers, educators, funders and audience.  NMS facilitates the creation, production and promotion of experimental, innovative and imaginative new music. We believe
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Call out for designs to create the award for the second Scottish Awards for New Music

Call out for designs to create the award for the second Scottish Awards for New Music

New Music Scotland Recent Graduate Opportunity Call out for designs to create the award for the second Scottish Awards for New Music. Download the brief here or read on. New Music Scotland is a network of composers, performers, programmers, producers, educators, funders and audience.  NMS facilitates the creation, production and promotion of experimental, innovative and
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2017 Composers’ Day: Writing for Opera and Bassoon

2017 Composers’ Day: Writing for Opera and Bassoon

soundfestival 2017 Composers’ Day: Writing for Opera and Bassoon Saturday 11th November – 11am-4pm Anatomy Rooms, Shoe Lane, Aberdeen AB10 1AL £10   The 2017 soundfestival annual Composer’s Day explores the two different soundfestival themes – composing for opera and the endangered instrument the bassoon.   This day will consist of workshops, talks, and one-to-one
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Red Note – Administrative Assistant

Red Note – Administrative Assistant

Responsible and reports to: Responsible for: Salary: Hours of work: Base: Period of contract: Holiday entitlement: Probationary period: Date current: Job Purpose: Head of Administration and Production General administration £15,379 (0.5 FTE pro rata, based on 35 hours per week) 17.5 hours a week Red Note Ensemble, Summerhall, 1 Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL Starting
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Scottish Awards for New Music 2018

Scottish Awards for New Music 2018

SCOTTISH AWARDS FOR NEW MUSIC   CELEBRATING SCOTLAND’S VIBRANT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SCENE   7 MARCH 2018, GLASGOW www.newmusicscotland.co.uk/awards2018 @scotnewmus Following on from the inaugural event in 2017, New Music Scotland are pleased to launch the second annual Scottish Awards for New Music.  Created by New Music Scotland with support from the National Lottery through Creative
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2017 Composer’s Day: Writing for Opera and Bassoon  Saturday 11th November – 11am-4pm

2017 Composer’s Day: Writing for Opera and Bassoon Saturday 11th November – 11am-4pm

The 2017 soundfestival annual Composer’s Day takes place on Saturday 11th November in Aberdeen. The two different composing themes for the day are opera and the endangered instrument the bassoon. The day will consist of workshops, talks, and one-to-one surgeries led by leading composers Benedict Mason and Errollyn Wallen. The aim of the day is to give opportunities for composers
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Open Call for Composers

Open Call for Composers

Open Call to commission a new work to be premiered in 2018 as part of the Orchestra’s summer season at Bold Tendencies Car Park Peckham. https://www.multi-story.org.uk/news/2017/8/16/open-call-for-composers As an organisation, we believe that anyone, no matter what their previous musical experience, can take part in amazing classical music performances. For the last four years we have
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Hebrides Ensemble: Call for Scores

Hebrides Ensemble: Call for Scores

Would you like to hear your music performed by one of the UK’s leading chamber ensembles? Would you like to discuss your music with internationally renowned composer Nigel Osborne? Then come and join us in Edinburgh on Tuesday 21 November 2017 for a day of music-making and discussion. The event will be led by composer
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Alba New Music seeks Trustees

Alba New Music seeks Trustees

  Trustees wanted to serve on management board. We are seeking Trustees to join our board of management.  Ideally with a knowledge of the Scottish contemporary music scene and a background in finance or fundraising. We are also seeking a candidate with good secretarial skills. This is a non remunerated position. We meet 4 times
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RSNO Composers’ Hub

RSNO Composers’ Hub

Aimed at composers in the early stages of their career, the RSNO Composers’ Hub is a fantastic opportunity to compose music for orchestra in a range of different contexts, developing skills and creative relationships, as well as acquiring an understanding of the business of a major arts organisation. Now in its third year, up to
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Call for Scores

Call for Scores

The University of St Andrews Music Centre and Scottish Chamber Orchestra are looking for new work to be featured in a concert on Wednesday 15 November in the Byre Theatre, St Andrews. The programme of the concert is: ‘RESPONSES’ St Andrews New Music Ensemble and Musicians from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Henry Purcell – Fantasia
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Adopt a Composer scheme – Scottish Pairing

Adopt a Composer scheme – Scottish Pairing

The deadline for applications for Scottish composers is 5pm Thursday 13th July 2017. The scheme pairs amateur choirs, orchestras or ensembles with up-and-coming composers for 12 months to collaborate and produce a new piece of music, culminating in a premiere performance and a broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Composers are mentored by Colin Riley, David
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New Year, New Music: Royal Northern Sinfonia Young Composers’ Competition

New Year, New Music: Royal Northern Sinfonia Young Composers’ Competition

NEW YEAR, NEW MUSIC Royal Northern Sinfonia: Young Composers’ Competition • An opportunity for composers studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level in the 17/18 academic year, at a UK university or conservatoire to write a piece of up to 8’ duration for chamber orchestra instrumentation. • Successful applicants will have their composition workshopped by Royal
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Et Lux Radio -Call for Live Recordings

Et Lux Radio -Call for Live Recordings

Deadline: July 15, 2017 Attention Composers: Et Lux Radio is a new internet radio station that will begin airing on or around August 1, 2017. We are currently seeking live or studio recordings of compositions! It is our mission to promote and encourage the proliferation of modern, contemporary classical music in ALL of its current
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Call for Miniature Tape Works

Call for Miniature Tape Works

The « Núcleo Música Nova » (Brazil) seeks Electroacoustic miniatures for concerts opportunities in Brazil (from July to November, 2017). These are the specifications: – deadline: July 2nd, 2017; – there are no fees nor artistic wages (we are from a public university; all concerts have free entrance); – there is no age/nationality restrictions; –
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13th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China, 2017

13th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China, 2017

13th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China, 2017 ◆Sponsored by Sichuan Conservatory of Music ◆Organized by Research Institute of Composition Technique of Sichuan Conservatory of Music Composition Department of Sichuan Conservatory of Music ◆Chairman of the Organizing Committee Prof. Lin Ge’er Composer, President of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music ◆Chairman
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Call for Scores- Music for Viola and Piano by Women Composers

Call for Scores- Music for Viola and Piano by Women Composers

Hsiaopei Lee/Chialing Hsieh call for submissions for their second “Music for Viola and Piano by Women Composers” recording project. First Recording: http://www.centaurrecords.com/store/crc-3332-odyssey.html Open to any women composers, regardless of age or nationality Entry Fee: None Deadline: August 1, 2017. Instrumentation: Works for viola and piano or viola solo. Duration: No duration limitation. Difficulty: All difficulty
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Call for Creative Works

Call for Creative Works

Claude Debussy in 2018: a Centenary Celebration at the Royal Northern College of Music and the University of Glasgow   As part of the weeklong symposium and conference ‘Claude Debussy in 2018’, to be jointly hosted in Manchester and Glasgow from 20-23 March, 2018, we invite submissions for original compositions, up to 5 minutes in
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LSO Jerwood Composer+

LSO Jerwood Composer+

LSO Jerwood Composer+ is a new programme that will support early career composers in programming, planning and delivering chamber-scale concerts in the Jerwood Hall at LSO St Luke’s, including work of their own developed through the programme. Two composers will be accepted onto the LSO Jerwood Composer+ programme each year for a 16-month placement with the
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RESONANCES | International Composers’ Competition 2017 – 1st Edition

RESONANCES | International Composers’ Competition 2017 – 1st Edition

The RESONANCES Composers’ Competition is open to all composers of any age and nationality. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition from 25 to 28 September 2017 in the city of Kiev (Ukraine), inside the Union Composers. The composers’ selected works will be performed in
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The Frederic Mompou International Award for 2017

The Frederic Mompou International Award for 2017

In memory of F. Mompou and his wife C. Bravo, who were its Honorary Presidents. 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Frederic Mompou’s death. http://concursfredericmompou.cat/eng/ Rules Any composer who is not over 35 years of age on December 31, 2017 can participate in this competition. The works must be completely unknown. They must not have
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eviMus Festival – Call for works

eviMus Festival – Call for works

The eviMus Festival and the KuBa – Kulturzentrum am EuroBahnhof present the “4. Saarbrücker Tage für elektroakustiche und visuelle Musik” in Saarbrücken (Germany). The eviMus Festival is a four-day Festival focussing on new music in all of its forms. All events are free and open to the public. All composers, regardless of nationality, age or
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Call for Works for Solo Recorder

Call for Works for Solo Recorder

CALL FOR WORKS FOR SOLO RECORDER Kethryn Bennetts is looking for pieces for solo recorder for an ongoing concert series starting Oct 2017. Can involve microtonality, especially quarter-tones and fixed media, preferably for one performer but other instrumental combinations can be considered. E: kathrynbennetts@mac.com WEB: www.bennettsbowman.org.uk

rosetta contemporary ensemble 1st Call for Scores

rosetta contemporary ensemble 1st Call for Scores

Rosetta Contemporary Ensemble is internationally calling for new pieces for the concert, which will be held at Kyoto Art Center, Japan on 12th February 2018. Instruments List Group A: 2 Mandolins (1 mandolin can be switched to mandola tenore*) 2 Guitars – Group B: Saxophone (Soprano/Alto/Tenor) *ask for other family Group C: Left-Hand Piano Cautions;
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LSO Call for Composers

LSO Call for Composers

A platform for emerging composers Based at LSO St Luke’s, LSO Soundhub provides a flexible environment where composers can explore, collaborate and experiment, with access to vital resources, support from industry professionals and LSO members and staff. Soundhub is a composer-led resource, responding directly to the needs of those using it: a supportive framework for
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Juice: To Meredith Monk: Call for works

Juice: To Meredith Monk: Call for works

Juice Vocal Ensemble are excited to announce a call for works as part of the City, University of London’s Meredith Monk 75th birthday tribute concert. The call is open to all composers of any nationality and age. It should be no more than 4 minutes in length and should be lucidly inspired by Monk’s work. Deadline
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Call for Scores for solo horn – Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Sam Bessen, horn

Call for Scores for solo horn – Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Sam Bessen, horn

Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Sam Bessen, horn Vox Novus is calling for one-minute pieces composed for solo horn. 15 one-minute works will be selected for Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Sam Bessen, horn to be premiered on November 15, 2017 at a venue in Baltimore, Maryland. This call for Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame is looking for solo horn works inspired by specific texts of literature,
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Trainee Artistic Director

Trainee Artistic Director

How do you become the Artistic Director of a contemporary arts organisation? What skills and knowledge will you need to make it a success? What does success look like, for an ensemble’s artists, audiences and participants? How do you determine the artistic focus for your organisation? How do you develop an ensemble through programming? These
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Trainee Board Member

Trainee Board Member

Would you like to gain experience of how a professional arts organisation runs? Would you like to know more about what goes on behind the scenes, to keep it legal, financially viable and thriving? Would you like to add your voice to our plans, decision-making and blue-sky thinking? If you’re between the ages of 18
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Call for Cryptic Nights

Call for Cryptic Nights

Recognising the need for a regular, supportive platform for emerging Scottish based artists with fresh ideas, Cryptic launched Cryptic Nights in 2009 and has presented over 250 artists in partnership with the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow. Many Cryptic Nights’ artists have gone on to have highly successful careers, most notably Rachel Maclean, Robbie Thomson,
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Composers and Directors Mixer

Composers and Directors Mixer

Are you a filmmaker in need of an original score for your next film or a composer looking for new projects or connnections? Following on from the success of our 2015 and 2016 events, our Composers and Directors Mixer is back for 2017. New and emerging directors and composers will meet and network with the
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Open Call for Sonica 2017

Open Call for Sonica 2017

Titan Crane Commission In Partnership with West Dunbartonshire Council For 2017, celebrating 110 years since the Titan Crane was built, Cryptic would like to commission a Scottish-based composer/sound artist to create a bespoke electronic soundscape for the wheelhouse of the crane. This new work would ideally reflect not only Titan’s role as an outstanding icon
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Writing the Future – Open Call for Composers and Music Creators

Writing the Future – Open Call for Composers and Music Creators

Deadline – 26th May 2017 The London Sinfonietta’s mission is to place the best contemporary classical music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent. Founded in 1968, the ensemble’s commitment to new music has seen
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Call for Electroacoustic Works

Call for Electroacoustic Works

At RMN Music, we want to discover the next generation of composers that are making works of Electroacoustic Music  Deadline – 31st May Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Pierre Schaeffer, Edgar Varèse, Iannis Xenakis, Steve Reich, Milton Babbit, John Cage … Electronic Music, Live Electronics, Electroacoustic Music, Music Concrète, Acousmatic, Soundart, Sound Installation, Soundscapes… If you
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Bascule Chamber Concerts, 2017

Bascule Chamber Concerts, 2017

Two exciting opportunities to perform at this year’s Bascule Chamber Concerts are now open – the unique and atmospheric subterranean space in Tower Bridge. The Bascule Chambers are where Tower Bridge’s huge counterweights swing down as the bridge above ascends. Curated by Iain Chambers, the Bascule Chambers Concerts made their debut at Totally Thames festival in
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Applause Music Concert Series Call for Scores (Fixed Media/Electro Acoustic)

Applause Music Concert Series Call for Scores (Fixed Media/Electro Acoustic)

The Applause Music Concert Series is seeking works for Tape/Mixed Media for up to four channels (4.1 sound). Electro-Acoustic works will also be considered, but it will be up to the composer to secure their own perform to play the piece. The selected compositions will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas on July 15th, 2017.
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Bromley Symphony Orchestra Centenary Composition Competition

Bromley Symphony Orchestra Centenary Composition Competition

The BSO committee is seeking a new work for full orchestra to celebrate our 100th anniversary. (Works previously performed in concert will not be considered.) The adjudicator will be Dr Robert Saxton, whose decision will be final. He will choose the winners from the top three finalists, as voted on by the orchestra. The winner,
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British Music for flute solo

British Music for flute solo

Iwona Glinka (Athens-based flutist) is seeking for new works for performance and recording by British composers. Submissions must be not yet commercially released on recording. It is acceptable if the music has been disseminated on the Internet via YouTube, Soundcloud, personal web sites, etc., as long as a commercial recording has not yet been produced.
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ICOT Solo Music For Accordion: Call for Scores

ICOT Solo Music For Accordion: Call for Scores

Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT) announces its call for scores for the Fall 2017 opening concert in partnership with Canadian Music Centre in collaboration with internationally renowned Concert-accordionist Michael Bridge. The concert will take place on September 14th, 2017 at the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto. Three compositions will be selected and performed as part of
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Call for proposals for Dark Music Days 2018

Call for proposals for Dark Music Days 2018

Call for proposals for Dark Music Days 2018 The board of Dark Music Days calls for proposals for the 2018 edition of Dark Music Days which will be held in Harpa, Reykjavik. The festival takes place between the 25th and 27th of January 2018. Applicants can be performers, composers or collaborations of both. The applications
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Composition Competition LAUDEM 2017

Composition Competition LAUDEM 2017

LAUDEM, the Association of Liturgical Musicians of Canada, organizes a composition competition on the occasion of the 375th anniversary of Montréal Eligibility: Every person, regardless of nationality or age, who is not member of the Administrative Council of LAUDEM, is eligible to apply. Jury and prizes: The jury will comprise the members of the Administrative
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Call For Scores–Sonic Liberation Players

Call For Scores–Sonic Liberation Players

Sonic Liberation Players is an expanded Pierrot group in the Boston area that is entering into their second full performance season this coming fall and is looking for new works to consider programming for their upcoming season (and possibly into the future). Recent composers that we have programmed include Cage, Feldman, Saariaho, Julius Eastman, Alvin
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CEMIcircles Electronic/electro-acoustic Festival Call for works

CEMIcircles Electronic/electro-acoustic Festival Call for works

The Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) at the University of North Texas invites electronic music composers of all nationalities and ages to submit works for the CEMIcircles Concert Series. CEMI is an interdisciplinary center focused on music and arts technologies, hosted within UNT’s Division of Composition Studies. CEMI fosters the integration of electroacoustic
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International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city 2017

International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city 2017

Dates: August 28 – September 12, 2017 Venues: Tchaikovsky city, Perm, Moscow Professors: Yannis Kyriakides (the Netherlands), Jérôme Combier (France), Dmitri Kourliandski (Russia), Elzbieta Sikora (Poland) Special Guest: Davo van Peursen (the Netherlands), director of Publishing House “Donemus” Performers/MCME soloists: Ivan Bushuev, flute (+ piccolo, alto-fl) Oleg Tantsov, clarinet (+ bass-clarinet) Mikhail Dubov, piano Vladislav
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Women Composers Festival of Hartford – Featured Performer(s) and Composer

Women Composers Festival of Hartford – Featured Performer(s) and Composer

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford is now accepting submissions from potential Featured Performers for 2018 and future years. The Featured Performer(s) will present a concert of work by women composers including a new commission by the Composer-in-Residence and works chosen from a competitive score call, participate in a reading session for student composers, and
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Exchange 2017

Exchange 2017

For the third consecutive year, in June 2017 Music for Youth’s Exchange is giving young performers from across Scotland the chance to learn from established artists and be inspired by industry professionals and their peers alike. Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway, Exchange is a whole day of workshops, performances, advice, networking opportunities, a
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Opportunity: Apply to be Embedded with BCMG

Opportunity: Apply to be Embedded with BCMG

We are partnering with world-leading contemporary ensemble Birmingham Contemporary Music Group to provide an apprentice composer-in-residence opportunity for one lucky artist. The selected artists will be able to immerse themselves in the group’s activities from September 2017 to summer/autumn 2018, observing and participating in all aspects and developing an insight into a broad range of
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The Applause Music Concert Series is seeking works for Violin and Piano

The Applause Music Concert Series is seeking works for Violin and Piano

The Applause Music Concert Series is seeking works for Violin and Piano, published or unpublished, for its upcoming season. Compositions should be no less than 5 minutes and no longer than 15 minutes in length. The selected pieces (generally 3 – 5) will be performed at Texas Historical Marker New Hope Baptist Church in Mansfield,
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CALL FOR SCORES! TACTUS YOUNG COMPOSERS’ FORUM 2017

CALL FOR SCORES! TACTUS YOUNG COMPOSERS’ FORUM 2017

TACTUS YOUNG COMPOSERS’ FORUM 2017 writing for orchestra The seventh edition of the Young Composers’ Forum – September 2017 The seventh edition of [‘tactus], Young Composers’ Forum, will take place in Brussels and Mons, Belgium, from September 25th to 29th, 2017 under the presence of maestri Ann McKay, Jean-Paul Dessy, Kimmo Hakola, Claude Ledoux, and
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting young composers, aged 12 – 18, to write a two – five minute piece of music for an instrumental trio, quartet or quintet

Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting young composers, aged 12 – 18, to write a two – five minute piece of music for an instrumental trio, quartet or quintet

In partnership with the National Trust for Scotland, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting young composers, aged 12 – 18, to write a two – five minute piece of music for an instrumental trio, quartet or quintet of their choice inspired by one of five examples of the country’s most incredible landmarks. Culzean Castle,
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LAUDEM composition competition

LAUDEM composition competition

LAUDEM, the Association of Liturgical Musicians of Canada, organizes a composition competition on the occasion of the 375th anniversary of Montréal Eligibility: Every person, regardless of nationality or age, who is not member of the Administrative Council of LAUDEM, is eligible to apply. Important dates: Friday, September 15, 2017: Deadline for submitting the works. Monday,
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Shastra Summer Intensive: Composing with Indian Voice

Shastra Summer Intensive: Composing with Indian Voice

July 1 – August 6, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of Indian classical music, or deepen your knowledge of the art form? Have you been interested in incorporating Indian musicians into the music you write? This workshop, hosted by Shastra, is an opportunity for Western-trained composers to
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hcmf// shorts 2017

hcmf// shorts 2017

Perform at the UK’s leading festival of new music hcmf// is excited to announce that applications are now open for hcmf// shorts. hcmf// shorts is a showcase of short informal performances from talented up-and-coming performers and composers which take place in venues across Huddersfield.   hcmf// shorts takes place on Free Monday, the busiest day
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Applications for Rough Mix 2017 now open

Applications for Rough Mix 2017 now open

Deadline 17th April Rough Mix 2017 multi art form creative development residency in Peebles – call for applications to this paid opportunity Magnetic North’s 2017 multi-art form creative development residency Rough Mix will take place in Peebles from 19th-30th June. It will run at the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre and is open to both
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Military Wives Choirs new commission

Military Wives Choirs new commission

Deadline – 14th April 2017 Composer brief – Sing, Share, Support commission 2017 Who we are Families of service personnel move around frequently and their partners are deployed often, and it can be tough to put down roots, make new friends and get to know people in the local community. The Military Wives Choirs bring
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8th Annual Garth Newel Piano Quartet Composition Competition and Residency

8th Annual Garth Newel Piano Quartet Composition Competition and Residency

Deadline – November 28, 2017 Founded in 1973, Garth Newel Music Center (www.garthnewel.org) is one of the most active chamber music organizations in the country. Its resident ensemble—the Garth Newel Piano Quartet—performs over 60 concerts annually both at the Center and on tour. Through this competition, the Quartet seeks to broaden the piano quartet repertoire
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The Orchestre d’Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie are launching a Composition Contest

The Orchestre d’Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie are launching a Composition Contest

The Orchestre d’Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie are organizing a composition contest for the creation of a participative piece for amateur singers. This will be a short piece for string orchestra and amateur singers. This contest is inviting composers of all nationalities and aged up to 40 years old at the due
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Call for works

Call for works

Deadline – August 2017 The Screendance Centre of Burgundy (www.videodansebourgogne.com) is currently preparing a collective dance film project for 2018 based on the 1653 Ballet de la Nuit (Ballet of the Night) by Louis XIV. The project consists or creating a 13 hours long dance film, split into 13 distinct one-hour long segments, that will
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ISSTA 2017 International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology

ISSTA 2017 International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology

Sept 7th-8th 2017 Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland Website: http://issta.ie/call-for-submission-2017/ Keynotes Peter Kirn (Editor–in–Chief, CDM: Create Digital Music) http://cdm.link/ Dr Theresa Dillon (Artist–Researcher, Professor of City Futures at Watershed and University of the West of England, Bristol) http://www.polarproduce.org Deadline for submissions Submissions are due Monday 3rd April. Notifications will be sent by Friday 9th June.
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Adopt a Composer scheme

Adopt a Composer scheme

The Adopt a Composer scheme pairs member groups with composers for one year, with each pair working collaboratively to create a unique new work. Apply here https://www.makingmusic.org.uk/resource/adopt-composer-scheme What is Adopt a Composer? Adopt a Composer pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. The composer has the opportunity to get to
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Eighth International Conference on Music /Sonic Art: Practices and Theories

Eighth International Conference on Music /Sonic Art: Practices and Theories

MuSA 2016 – Karlsruhe (IMWI) 6 July – 9 July, 2017 Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe – Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikinformatik (IMWI) Am Schloss Gottesaue 7, 76131 Karlsruhe CALL FOR PAPERS: We are pleased to announce the Eighth International Conference on Music and Sonic Art: Practices and Theories (MuSA 2017), an interdisciplinary event to be
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CALL FOR SCORES – works for full (but not Wagnerian) symphony orchestra, ideally between 3-7 minutes.

CALL FOR SCORES – works for full (but not Wagnerian) symphony orchestra, ideally between 3-7 minutes.

http://www.bristolmillenniumorchestra.co.uk Deadline – 6th May 2017 CALL FOR SCORES – works for full (but not Wagnerian) symphony orchestra, ideally between 3-7 minutes. Works for full orchestra = 2222 (possibly triple woodwind), 4331, timps, perc, strings. Also of particular interest in this call – piano concertos. NO ENTRY FEE. The Bristol Millennium Orchestra is planning a
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CALL FOR SCORES 2017 Sound Riot

CALL FOR SCORES 2017 Sound Riot

https://www.soundriotmusic.com/call-for-scores deadline 31st March Sound Riot is thrilled to announce its first annual call for scores. Submissions will be considered for programming and recordings in the 2017/2018 season. ​ Please read the guidelines before submitting any questions. ​ Requirements: + Works for any combination (a subset or the full ensemble) of the following instruments: cello,
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Segnali 2017 – Call for Audiovisual works and live audio-video performances

Segnali 2017 – Call for Audiovisual works and live audio-video performances

https://www.facebook.com/Segnali.Perugia/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf deadline 27th March 2017 Entry proposals are being accepted for audiovisual work and live audio-video performances for the seventh annual international electronic music festival, Segnali – Audiovisual and Performance Arts, which returns from 2nd-6th of May. Work created within the last three years is eligible and welcome to be submitted for consideration. Final pieces
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Emissary Quartet seeks new repertoire for four flutes

Emissary Quartet seeks new repertoire for four flutes

Emissary Quartet seeks new repertoire for four flutes (please see specific instrumentation guidelines below). ​ Three winning works will be performed and recorded by Emissary Quartet in Fall 2017. This project is part of our mission to foster the creation of new music for flute quartet and advocate for the expansion of the flute quartet
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NEW MUSIC PROJECT – San Marino International Music Summer Courses 18-28 July 2017

NEW MUSIC PROJECT – San Marino International Music Summer Courses 18-28 July 2017

A new summer course-festival for contemporary music is born in the amazing unesco heritage site of San Marino! For the 2017 edition (July 18-28th) join Elliott Sharp (composition and electronic composition course, with Gianluca Verlingieri as assistant composer) and other world renowned experts from each group of instruments (Rohan de Saram (cello), Magnus Andersson (guitar),
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ArtsIceland – Residency in the Westfjords of Iceland

ArtsIceland – Residency in the Westfjords of Iceland

ArtsIceland – residencies 2017-18 We offer 2-12 week residencies for art professionals in the Westfjords of Iceland. Description of residency program: ArtsIceland in collaboration with Outvert Art Space offers artists and other art professionals a space to live and work for two to twelve weeks in the Westfjords of Iceland. Our residencies are self-directed. Disciplines,
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Khorikos International New Choral Music Competition

Khorikos International New Choral Music Competition

KHORIKOS, one of NYC’s top a cappella choirs, is accepting a cappella score submissions for our 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition. http://www.khorikos.com/ortus-int-l-new-music-competition DETAILS: Send us your best work for mixed a cappella choir! A premiere is welcome, but not necessary. One submission per composer. Must be a living composer, otherwise no age limits. The
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The Uncommon Music Festival 2017 Composer Competition

The Uncommon Music Festival 2017 Composer Competition

The Uncommon Music Festival is seeking submissions of new compositions for its 2017 Festival in Sitka Alaska. Compositions must fit the following criteria: Scored for SATB vocal quartet with optional piano 4-6 minutes in length The composition must not have received a public performance prior to the Festival The composition can set any text, as
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Call for Works: The Musical Metacreation Concert at the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2017

Call for Works: The Musical Metacreation Concert at the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2017

Key Dates April 20th          – submission deadline. May 10th           – notification. June 18th          – concert rehearsals. June 19th        – MuMe concert. http://musicalmetacreation.org/mume-2017-concert/ June 19th-20th    – MuMe Workshop http://musicalmetacreation.org/mume-2017 June 19th-23rd     – International Conference on Computational Creativity. Overview Creators of musically metacreative systems are invited to submit works
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Winners Announced for the First Scottish Awards for New Music

Winners Announced for the First Scottish Awards for New Music

Winners of the first Scottish Awards for New Music have been announced following an event hosted by internationally acclaimed Scottish-based opera star, Andrea Baker, at the Drygate Brewery in Glasgow on Wednesday 8 March 2017. The event featured performances from the award-winner of the recorded new work category, cellist Robert Irvine, and award-nominee performance artist
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Orlando Garcia Composition Seminar at the Suono Sacro Festival in Assis, Italy July 31 – August 6

Orlando Garcia Composition Seminar at the Suono Sacro Festival in Assis, Italy July 31 – August 6

Orlando Jacinto Garcia will be presenting a composition course at the Suono Sacro Festival in Assisi, Italy this summer open to students and young professional composers. The course taking place from July 31 to August 6 will include group meetings where the concept of sacred music/spirituality in the 21st century will be discussed including a
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New Music for Trumpet

New Music for Trumpet

This year I have started a new project geared toward promoting new repertoire for trumpet. I am producing videos of one brand new piece for trumpet and piano each month. The videos will be released on Youtube, Facebook, and my Patreon page, and I would like to make digital downloads of the sheet music available
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Call for works for live, performative electronics

Call for works for live, performative electronics

Listening to Ladies and Ctrl-Z are excited to announce a call for scores, due Thursday June 1st, 2017 . Composers of any age and nationality who identify as women, nonbinary, or gender fluid are invited to submit scores for live performative electronics for a series of concerts to take place in California and New York
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Pipeline – Pete Stollery shortlisted for Sound Art / Electroacoustic Work

Pipeline – Pete Stollery shortlisted for Sound Art / Electroacoustic Work

How did the piece come about? For ages I’ve been meaning to write a piece for Roger Williams and his Aberdeen Organ Book project. Each year, he has an organ recital as part of the sound festival and I finally got around to completing it for his 2016 recital. It’s written for organ and digital
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Notice of Faculty Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Music Composition

Notice of Faculty Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Music Composition

The University of Tennessee School of Music http://www.music.utk.edu Notice of Faculty Vacancy POSITION Assistant Professor of Music Composition RANK AND SALARY Assistant Professor; Nine-month tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2017. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. QUALIFICATIONS Doctoral degree in music composition or composition/theory required. Applicants should have a
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Pacific Edge Voices Call for Scores

Pacific Edge Voices Call for Scores

Press Release: February 25, 2017 Pacific Edge Voices, Call for Scores 2017 Berkeley CA, 2/20/17 – Pacific Edge Voices announces a call for scores for performance in 2018. This is an opportunity for composers to hear their work performed live and in concert. Scores must be submitted by August 1st, 2017. This call for scores
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