ICOT Solo Music For Accordion: Call for Scores

May 14, 2017 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

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 this concert.

Submission Receipt Deadline: July 1st, 2017

Additional information and requirements:

  • This call for scores is open to all composers (any age and nationality)
  • Each composer may submit only one work for consideration
  • Works should be 4 to 6 minute in duration, and be written for solo accordion—electroacoustic elements are also accepted.
  • Submitted scores must be anonymous.
  • The selection will be made by three jury members. Jury members will only access anonymous review materials.
  • Results will be announced by July 15th, 2017. Selected composers will be invited to attend rehearsals, taking place during August 2017. Exact date and time TBD
  • Selected composers will receive an archival recording for their personal use
  • ICOT is not able to provide travel stipends. We can facilitate video conferencing for rehearsals (?).

How to submit:

All materials will be submitted through an online form.

Composers will provide:

  • contact information
  • PDF copy of their anonymous score
  • Optional: artist website
  • Optional: composers can provide an audio file of the piece (mp3 only)


Deadline for receipt of materials is July 1st, 2017, 5pm EST.

For more information about ICOT please visit www.icot.ca or contact info@icot.ca