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Fri 05/01/20 Sound Camp Soundscape Workshop IntensiveAfter the stillness of winter, springtime in Central Ontario awakens the ears to...
Fri 05/15/20 Choral Composition Contest for Teen Women in ... Indianapolis Women's Chorus announces the 2019-2020 Emerging Voices Choral Compo...
Mon 06/15/20 2020-2021 Association of Concert Bands Young ... This composition contest is intended for young composers (30 or under) who are w...
Wed 07/01/20 Call For Scores - Alto and Bass FluteLisa Cella, new music specialist, seeks works for solo alto or bass flute for pe...
Wed 07/15/20 Boston Choral Ensemble's Commission Competiti... Currently in its 13th year, the Boston Choral Ensemble's Commission Competition ...
Sat 08/01/20 The 2021 soundON Festival of Modern Music Int... The ensemble NOISE and San Diego New Music invites submissions of contemporary s...


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Sound Camp Soundscape Workshop Intensive

Category: Workshop Intensive
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Fee: 150

Application Web Link

After the stillness of winter, springtime in Central Ontario awakens the ears to a suddenly active soundscape of birds, frogs and the drumming of the ruffed grouse. The first weekend of May at Warbler's Roost (22 KM west of South River) provides an exciting opportunity for composers, artists, sound artists, soundscape recordists and birders to enjoy the acoustic wonders of the spring season while learning about the art of soundscape recording.

Events include a soundscape concert with guest artist by David Eagle, a “dawn chorus” multi-channel outdoor recording session, lecture demonstration on integrating interactive technology with soundscape recordings, as well as techniques for recording and editing soundscape recordings with NAISA Artistic Director Darren Copeland.

Note: Fee is $200 CDN for workshop & two nights accommodation. Fee is $100 CDN for workshop without accommodation.








Choral Composition Contest for Teen Women in Indiana, ages 15-19

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: May 15, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Indianapolis Women's Chorus announces the 2019-2020 Emerging Voices Choral Composition Contest for Teen Women in Indiana, ages 15-19. Compositions must be written for women's choruses. Enter as an Individual or as a Group. Prizes include a monetary award and performance of the winning composition by the Indianapolis Women's Chorus at a regular season concert.







2020-2021 Association of Concert Bands Young Composers Composition Contest in partnership with the John Philip Sousa Foundation

Category: Composition Contest
Deadline: June 15, 2020
Fee: $25

Application Web Link

This composition contest is intended for young composers (30 or under) who are writing music for concert band. There are over a thousand community bands in the United States and more across the globe who are performing concert band music. These ensembles play music from across the spectrum - show tunes, patriotic selections, marches, transcriptions, new works for band. These bands are looking for new music that fits a more traditional style of concert band literature that audiences will enjoy. Composers should keep this audience in mind for their submission to this contest.

Submissions should be 3-5 min in length and be written around a Grade 4. The piece will be premiered at the annual convention of the Association of Concert Bands to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico April 27-May 2, 2021 and the winner will receive $2000 in prize money and up to $1000 travel allotment to attend the premier.

Full Eligibility Guidelines and submission requirements are on our website.
Any questions can be sent to acbcontest@gmail.com








Call For Scores - Alto and Bass Flute

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: July 1, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Lisa Cella, new music specialist, seeks works for solo alto or bass flute for performance and possible recording for her Low Flutes Project. Only works for solo alto or bass flutes (can include electronics) will be considered. please. Seeking music that strives to explore and extend the expressive and technically capabilities of the instruments. No fee but a maximum of 3 submissions, please. Deadline: July 1, 2020

Please email to callforscore@gmail.com with “Low Flutes” in the subject line the following:
1. Pdf of the score
2. Contact information
3. Program note and performance history

Please send any recordings as a link.








Boston Choral Ensemble's Commission Competition

Category: Call for proposals for composition
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Fee: 25

Application Web Link

Currently in its 13th year, the Boston Choral Ensemble's Commission Competition aims to identify a talented composer and support her or him in the performance of a new work for chamber choir to be premiered by Boston Choral Ensemble.

This year we are inviting people to propose a work inspired by water using a text or texts with a water theme.

The prize is $1,500 USD and the performance of the commissioned work will be premiered in the fourth concert of our 20/21 season (likely in May, 2021). The concert will be devoted to a water theme and will include music by Palestrina, Whitacre, and others








The 2021 soundON Festival of Modern Music International Call for Scores

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: August 1, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The ensemble NOISE and San Diego New Music invites submissions of contemporary scores for chamber ensemble. Selected works will be performed at the soundON Festival of Modern Music (January 7-10, 2021) by members of the ensemble NOISE. Please visit the call for scores website for more information.





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