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Mon 08/31/20 Call for Scores - Apply Triangle Recording Pr... We are looking to connect with emerging composers who are interested in experime...
Thu 10/01/20 10th Aliénor International Harpsichord Compo... The Historical Keyboard Society of North America announces the 10th Aliénor Int...
Sat 10/10/20 Musica Prospettiva 2020-21 - International Ca... A new jury will select compositions to be performed during the Festival Musica P...
Thu 12/31/20 New York City Contemporary Piano SymposiumNew York City Contemporary Piano Symposium The New York City Contemporary Piano...


Call for Scores - Apply Triangle Recording Project

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

We are looking to connect with emerging composers who are interested in experimenting with electronics in their music to develop and realize new works of electroacoustic chamber music together.

We are asking you to write a piece of music no more than five minutes in length that uses flutes, clarinets, keyboards and at least one electronic element.
This may be using a tape track, processing/manipulating our instruments, and/or a MIDI instrument/synthesizer. These pieces may take the form of a notated score, instructions for an improvisation, or a graphic score we interpret.

In return we will record our individual instruments, mix the electronics and produce a digital album or two, alongside developing a new series of videos that demonstrate some of the ways we are combining electronics with our instruments.

Submissions for this project are open to the public from now through the end of summer. There are no fees to submit and each of us will be available to answer any question you have regarding our instruments, recording, or electronics.

If you are interested, please send us an email or contact us on social media:
Facebook, Instagram, YouTube

Our instrumentation:
Bb/A/Bass Clarinet
Upright Piano/Digital Piano/MIDI Keyboards

Software available to us:
Ableton Live
Logic Pro X

Examples of electronics in our music:
Tape tracks/Layering multiple instruments
Hardware and software synthesizers/VSTs
Live Processing
Delay/echo/heavy reverb
Pitch modification

10th Aliénor International Harpsichord Composition Competition

Category: Commission Competition
Deadline: October 1, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The Historical Keyboard Society of North America announces the 10th Aliénor International Harpsichord Competition, which will be a Commission Competition.

Three composers will be selected and commissioned to write a work for solo harpsichord. The commissioned works should be no less than 10 minutes and no longer than 20 and can be single movement or multi-movement compositions. The compositions should be playable on a two-manual, GG-e’’’ instrument with two 8’s and a 4’.

Eligibility: There are no restrictions regarding age, gender, nationality, or race. HKSNA Board Members and Aliénor Committee/Commission Prize Jurors are NOT eligible.

The three commissions will be premiered at the Historical Keyboard Society of North America’s annual meeting in the spring of 2022. The composer will agree not to publish or premiere the composition before the HKSNA meeting in 2022.

Each winner will be awarded $1500 for the composition, and if they wish to attend the concert, up to $600 for travel expenses.

To apply: submit a bio of one page or less, a score (pdf) and recording (mp3) of a piece or pieces 10 minutes or less to The recording can be a studio session, live performance, or a sequenced format, and must be the same work as the submitted score, whether it’s a complete work or a section of a work. The piece submitted does not have to be for harpsichord, but it is recommended that it include keyboard instruments, and if the submitted work is for other instruments, some knowledge of the harpsichord as indicated in the composer’s bio will be an asset.

Submissions must be made before October 1, 2020.

Winners will be announced on January 15, 2021.

Commissions must be fulfilled by September 15, 2021.

Musica Prospettiva 2020-21 - International Call for Scores

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: October 10, 2020
Fee: 10€

Application Web Link

A new jury will select compositions to be performed during the Festival Musica Prospettiva 2020-21 (Italy).

– € 300 (2 prizes)
– accommodation at Torrita di Siena (Italy)
– performance of the 3 selected compositions
– live audio recording
– compositions added to repertoire for future performances

Open to composers of any age and nationality

Solo Piano

October 10th, 2020

Full regulations, info and submissions at

New York City Contemporary Piano Symposium

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Fee: $15.00

Application Web Link

New York City Contemporary Piano Symposium

The New York City Contemporary Piano Symposium seeks submissions for our spring 2021 concert at Columbia University with pianist Baron Fenwick. Featuring the works of 6-10 selected composers, the concert will take place at Columbia’s beautiful St. Paul’s Chapel in Uptown Manhattan in collaboration with their longstanding series, Music at St. Paul’s, and The Downtown Brooklyn Chamber Music Festival. Each selected composer will receive a high-quality audio and video recording of their performance. Composers are encouraged, but not required, to attend the event.

• 6-10 winners will receive a performance and professional recording of their work at our spring 2021
Columbia University concert with Baron Fenwick

• All applicants will receive feedback from the curation team, plus future programming consideration

• This call is open to all composers

• Works must be scored for solo piano

• All musical aesthetics are welcome

• Works must not exceed a duration of 15 minutes

• Works need not be premieres nor be composed specifically for this project

• Up to three entries per composer are permissible, each requiring a separate entry fee

• Composers are welcome to attend the performance; regrettably we are unable to offer travel stipends

• The concert will take place in May or June 2021

• Entry fee of $15 payable through PayPal to

Submission Instructions:
• Send cleanly-formatted scores in .pdf format to

• Include your PayPal receipt as proof of payment with your submission

• All entrants will be notified of their status on or before 02/01/21

• This call is not anonymous

• Recordings/MIDI files are not required

About Pianist Baron Fenwick:
Awarded silver medal in the 2019 Sendai International Music Competition, Baron Fenwick has emerged as a leading pianist of his generation.
At 25 years old, he regularly performs with orchestras around the world, this season including the Flint Symphony, the South Shore Symphony, the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, and the Sendai Philharmonic, among others. He performed with the Mannes Orchestra after winning the 2018 Mannes Concerto Competition. After recently making his debut in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, his 2018-2019 recital season brought him to cities from New York to Beijing, and many others.
Baron Fenwick received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Mannes College of Music as a student of Vladimir Feltsman and Pavlina Dokovska. Originally from Boone, North Carolina, he now lives in New York City.

Meet Baron:

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