GC Call for Choral Compositions

November 4, 2015 in All Opportunities, choral, Composers by mwhiteside

 

The Georgia College Choral Ensembles invites submissions for its inaugural call for scores from all living composers. Selected entries will be performed on the choirs’ spring concert entitled, Music Lives, on Saturday, April 16 in Milledgeville at First Baptist Church.

DETAILS:

  • No submission fee
  • Only one submission per composer
  • The composition may be a cappella, for keyboard or solo instruments (electro-acoustic works will not be considered).
  • A piano reduction and/or audio file or link (MIDI acceptable) is recommended for review.
  • Works must be for mixed choir or women’s choir ( see ensemble descriptions below).
  • Works must not exceed six (6) minutes.
  • Single movements from larger works, not to exceed six (6) minutes, are acceptable.
  • Text must either be in public domain or the composer must have permission to use it.
  • Approximately twelve works may be chosen for the concert.
  • Each selected composer must submit final copies of choral score, accompaniment score (including piano reduction for rehearsal) and/or obbligato parts within two (2) weeks of selection.
  • Each selected composer will be invited to attend rehearsal(s) in person or by video conference, and/or meet with the choir, and/or be present for the performance.
  • Chosen composers will be notified by January 1, 2016.

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

Please email your submissions to choral@gcsu.edu and submit the following form which includes the items below: http://goo.gl/forms/1DNDsHUi0n.

  • Name, phone number, mailing address, and email address
  • Full score as PDF
  • Title, instrumentation, and duration of work
  • URL to a recording or MIDI file of the piece
  • If you have trouble submitting to choral @gcsu.edu, please submit to jennifer.flory@gcsu.edu.