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Sun 01/31/21 Symphonia Caritas Composition Competition for... Symphonia Caritas is pleased to announce the 2021 Composition Competition for Fi...
Fri 02/05/21 Call for Submission: Composition Course reMus... The Saint-Petersburg Contemporary Music Center «reMusik.org» announces the VII...
Thu 02/11/21 Fabián Panisello - Composition Department at... The Reina Sofía School of Music was founded in 1991 as a highly professional tr...
Fri 02/12/21 a very small consortiumCall for Scores • a very small consortium Receipt Deadline: Friday, February ...
Thu 02/18/21 BIENNALE COLLEGE MUSICA CALLS 2021 COMPOSERS/... Biennale College is La Biennale’s project dedicated to the training of young a...
Wed 06/30/21 Call for Songs Post-COVID 2021/2022For my 15th program of modern songs in English, I am looking for song cycles wri...
Sat 07/31/21 Recording Opportunities for 2021Phasma-Music, a nonprofit organization founded in 2016, has released almost 35 a...


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Symphonia Caritas Composition Competition for First-Generation College Students

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: January 31, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Symphonia Caritas is pleased to announce the 2021 Composition Competition for First-Generation College Students. All first-generation students, from first year undergraduate to graduate, who are currently enrolled at a United States accredited institution are invited to apply. Applications will open Oct. 27, 2020 and close Jan. 31, 2021. First prize is $1000 and a performance of a work by Symphonia Caritas. A second place prize of $200 may be awarded.







Call for Submission: Composition Course reMusik.org 2021

Category: Composition Course (Workshops, performance opportunity)
Deadline: February 5, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The Saint-Petersburg Contemporary Music Center «reMusik.org» announces the VIII St. Petersburg International New Music Festival, taking place from May 21st—June 2nd, 2021.
The festival will be held in distinguished venues around the city, including the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic, St. Petersburg State Conservatory, New Holland and others. Internationally-renowned ensembles will be performing, such as Collegium Novum Zurich (Switzerland), recherche (Germany), Schallfeld (Austria), Konus Quartett (Switzerland), Ensemble C Barré (France), Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Russia), GAM-Ensemble (Russia), Vacuum string quartet (Russia), and more. Instead of relying on the form of traditional concerts it will be additionally offering composition course, master classes, scientific conference, presentations, forum, educational lectures and workshops.

DATES

The program will run from May 21st (Arrival Date) — June 3rd (Departure Date), 2021 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Group A: 5 February 2021;
Group B: 10 March 2021;
Group C: 1 April 2021;
Free Auditors: 15 May 2021.

TUTORS

Oscar Bianchi (Switzerland), Pierluigi Billone (Italy), Raphaël Cendo (France), Klaus Lang (Austria), Sergej Newski (Russia/Germany), Sarah Nemtsov (Germany), Stefan Prins (Belgium) and Alexander Radvilovich (Russia).


ELIGIBILITY

All composers age 18 and over

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

All applications must be submitted online through application form on https://en.remusik.org/academy/courses/composition/

The jury will select at least 25 composers into three groups*: Group A, Group B and Group C.

Group A
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- Performance and professional recording of their work at one of the festival concerts;
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

Group B
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- Performance a part of their work during 1—2 workshops/reading sessions with soloists or ensembles-in-residence;
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

Group C
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

*You may apply for multiple selection groups. reMusik.org reserves the right to choose more or less participants than it’s announced.
** Participants will have individual lessons with 3 or 4 different tutors.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Group A: €590
Group B: €450
Group C: €290
Free auditors: free

For more information about course visit https://en.remusik.org/academy/courses/composition/
If you have any questions contact us at admissions@remusik.org








Fabián Panisello - Composition Department at Reina Sofia School of Music (Madrid, Spain)

Category: Student composition at Reina Sofia School of Music (Madrid)
Deadline: February 11, 2021
Fee: 100 euros

Application Web Link

The Reina Sofía School of Music was founded in 1991 as a highly professional training centre with a dual goal: supporting the development of very talented young musicians and bringing music closer to everyone. The School was created with the support and advice of great maestros like Yehudi Menuhin, Mstislav Rostropovich, Alicia de Larrocha and Zubin Mehta, and enjoys the support of Her Majesty Queen Sofía as its Honorary President, as well as that of public and private institutions.







a very small consortium

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: February 12, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Call for Scores • a very small consortium

Receipt Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2021

Contact: submissions at very-small dot org

The miniaturist group a very small consortium, based at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, seeks compositions for performance in the spring of 2021. All submitted works must be miniatures; a work may qualify as a miniature in one of two ways:

- the piece takes 60 seconds or less to perform;
- the piece consists of 100 or fewer notes, with the definition of “note” left to the discretion of the composer.

We will consider works that feature instruments/voices from the list below as soloists or in any combination. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, we must keep the ensembles small; please limit the size of your ensemble to 4 or fewer musicians from the list below. Additionally, we will consider graphic scores, text-based scores, works that include fixed-media playback, and scores with open/flexible instrumentation. Special consideration will be given to works featuring soprano and cello (as a duo and/or with 1-2 other players).

Available Musicians:
Soprano voice (1)
Mezzo-soprano voice (1)
Baritone voice (1)
B-flat clarinet (1)
Alto saxophone (1)
Trumpet (1)
Horn (1)
Trombone (1)
Violin (1)
Cello (1)
Piano (1)
Percussion (1) – (available instruments: all standard orchestral percussion, 5-octave marimba, vibraphone. Please email if you have questions.)

Beyond the length and instrumentation concerns stated above, there are no restrictions on this call. We are committed to inclusion and diversity in our programming; composers of any age, race, religion, gender, gender expression, or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.

Submissions are accepted via email only. Please send scores (and parts, if applicable) in PDF format to the email address below. MP3s of performances or MIDI renderings are welcome but not necessary. Please also include the following information:

• Contact information (please include your full name, pronouns, and an email address)
• a very small biography (2-3 sentences, please)
• very small program notes (1-2 sentences, please)
• We plan to stream, then archive this concert online: Please include a sentence granting us permission to stream and archive your piece if selected.

Scores must be received by Friday, February 12, 2021for full consideration. Scores arriving after this deadline will be retained for possible future consideration.

Submission Email Address: submissions@very-small.org








BIENNALE COLLEGE MUSICA CALLS 2021 COMPOSERS/PERFORMERS

Category: Call for musicians/ensembles
Deadline: February 18, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Biennale College is La Biennale’s project dedicated to the training of young artists in its different art sectors. It offers participants the opportunity of working side-by-side with international teachers, for the realisation of “creations” that will be part of the Festival programmes.
Calls are dedicated to young composers interested in writing for vocal ensemble a cappella (max 5 voices); to young composers who are interested in site-specific sound installations; to young experimental performers, DJ’s, turntablists, controllerists, and live electronics performers, interested in experimenting with pre-recorded voices and vocal ensembles.








Call for Songs Post-COVID 2021/2022

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: June 30, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

For my 15th program of modern songs in English, I am looking for song cycles written after 2015 with texts in English (preferably by living poets), that run up to 20 minutes for any combination of tenor, piano and/or double bass.
Submissions in MusicXML- or PDF-format can be sent to gwsings@gregorywiest.com.
Chosen works will be performed and recorded live in Munich on a yet to be determined date in the 2021/2022 season, hopefully Post-COVID.








Recording Opportunities for 2021

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Phasma-Music, a nonprofit organization founded in 2016, has released almost 35 albums, on behalf of individual composers and foundations, studio recordings and live performances of orchestral works, mostly by twentieth- and twenty-first-century composers. The albums received 22 awards and distinctions. All recordings are proudly distributed digitally and physically via Naxos Global Logistics (Spotify, Amazon, Google Play, Apple Music, iTunes Store, ArkivMusic, Naxos Direct, hb direct, Presto Music, deezer, napster, YouTube, Naxos Music Library).





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