Hartford New Music Festival – November Concert

June 14, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by newmusicscotland

Call for Scores: November 2015

The Hartford New Music Festival is currently accepting submissions for its fall season. This is the second of three score calls published by the Hartford New Music Festival for the fall 2015 concert season. The Hartford New Music Festival is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting and championing new music, particularly in the Greater Hartford area.

Submission Guidelines:
1) One (1) score must be submitted that utilizes some portion of the following instrumentation:

Soprano Sax
Alto Sax
Tenor Sax
Baritone Sax
Trumpet (Bb or C)
Horn in F

*Scores may consist of any combination of instruments ranging from duo to full ensemble. Solo works will not be considered. Works written for saxophone quartet, brass quartet, or the full octet are encouraged.
2) In lieu of an application fee, composers are asked to donate $5 to the HNMF Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2037982396/hartford-new-music-festi…). While all submissions will be reviewed and considered, preference will be given to donators.
3) Please submit scores no later than August 8th, 2015 at 11:59PM. If donating please provide Kickstarter confirmation of donation.

Selection Process:
1) The directors will review all submissions and select a number of winning entries by August 31st, 2015. The score call is open to composers of all ages and nationalities. Submit materials to hnmf2015@gmail.com, please include “Call for Scores: November 2015” in the subject line.
2) Selected composers will be required to submit a short bio (150 word max), a brief program note (150 word max), and a full set of parts by September 31st, 2015 at 11:59PM. Failure to submit required materials before this time will result in removal from the program.
3) Winning composers will be provided with a recording of their piece.

Please direct any questions to hnmf2015@gmail.com.