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Sun 12/15/19 Assistant Professor of Jazz StudiesThe School of Music in the College of the Artsat California State University, Fu...
Sun 12/15/19 NACUSA 41st Annual Young Composers' Competiti... Score call: NACUSA 41st Annual Young Composers' Competition
Sun 12/15/19 Applications for the Nief-Norf Summer Festiva... The nnSF Performance, Composition, and Music Technology Performance Workshops in...
Sun 12/15/19 Microtonal Works for Horn, MicroFest Prague 2... Microtonal compositions for horn are sought for a concert in Prague on Saturday ...
Fri 12/20/19 RBC Bridges, Soundstreams' Workshop for Early... Workshop dates: May 1st – May 10th, 2020 (Toronto, Canada) With mentor compos...
Tue 12/31/19 flute and accordion duoFlute and accordion duo Artina announces an opportunity for composers of any age...
Tue 12/31/19 Additive Color Ensemble Call for ScoresThe Additive Color Ensemble is proud to announce its inaugural Call for Scores. ...
Tue 12/31/19 TWO MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo, ... Iwona Glinka (Athens-based flutist) is seeking for new pieces for performance an...
Tue 12/31/19 THREE MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo... THREE MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute), cello an...
Tue 12/31/19 Sävellyspaja 2020, Composition Masterclass &... Next summer (June 22 - 26, 2020) the SÄVELLYSPAJA Composition Masterclass will...
Fri 01/03/20 The Walden School Creative Musicians RetreatA 9-day festival in New Hampshire for composers, improvisers, performers, electr...
Fri 01/03/20 The Walden School Young Musicians ProgramThe Walden School Young Musicians Program provides an unparalleled creative summ...
Sun 01/05/20 Liturgy Alive: The University of Notre Dame L... The University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce Liturgy Alive, a composition...
Wed 01/15/20 THE NNSF20 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SCORESThe nnSF20 Call for Scores invites submissions of works for chamber ensemble (3-...
Fri 01/17/20 8SW Composer Competition 2020Building on its advocacy for new music, Eight Strings & a Whistle launched its f...
Sun 01/19/20 7th Sampo Composition Contest & Residency Musinfo is pleased to announce the seventh edition of the Composition Contest an...
Fri 01/31/20 Lake George Music Festival Composition Compet... The Lake George Music Festival is a strong supporter of contemporary classical m...
Sat 02/15/20 2020 DOT THE LINE: heart (New Music Festival)New Music Festival DOT THE LINE bridges composers and performers in Korea and ot...
Sun 02/16/20 Fabian Panisello - Composition Department at ... The Reina Sofía School of Music was established in 1991 and is considered one o...
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...


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Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies

Category: Academic Jobs (musicians)
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The School of Music in the College of the Artsat California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies with appointment to begin Fall 2020.

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

CSUF faculty are committed teachers and scholars who bring research and creative discovery to students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include teaching jazz applied lessons, jazz history and overseeing the jazz small group program. This person will also be responsible for producing creative/scholarly work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in their discipline and larger university communities.








NACUSA 41st Annual Young Composers' Competition

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Fee: Must be NACUSA member

Application Web Link

Score call: NACUSA 41st Annual Young Composers' Competition







Applications for the Nief-Norf Summer Festival are now open

Category: Summer festival
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Fee: $50

Application Web Link

The nnSF Performance, Composition, and Music Technology Performance Workshops invite applications from all instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, and music technology performers over the age of 18 (including undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and professionals).







Microtonal Works for Horn, MicroFest Prague 2020

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Microtonal compositions for horn are sought for a concert in Prague on Saturday 25th of April, 2020. The music will be performed by hornist Daniel Costello (GER/USA) in a recital concert of the MicroFest Prague 2020 / Institut mikrointervalové hudby 2020.
Works should be for one performer and include microtonality. Stereo “tape” electronics is available. (Read on at https://microintervalinstitute.wordpress.com/call-for-works-for-horn/ )








RBC Bridges, Soundstreams' Workshop for Early Career Composers

Category: Call For Applications (10-day Workshop)
Deadline: December 20, 2019
Fee: $30 (CAD) / $22.55 (USD)

Application Web Link

Workshop dates: May 1st – May 10th, 2020 (Toronto, Canada)

With mentor composer: Sarah Kirkland Snider
Resident ensemble: 8 Voices (SATB)

RBC Bridges is an annual tuition-free program that brings together composer mentors, a professional resident ensemble, and six early career composers to develop and premiere new work in a professional context. This year’s workshop will be inspired by the music of the late Quebecois composer, Claude Vivier. Selected participants’ final works will be showcased alongside works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, and in connection with Soundstreams’ Main Stage production of Musik für das Ende

Application Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 (11:59pm EST),
For questions, contact Felix Mills at felixm@soundstreams.ca








flute and accordion duo

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Flute and accordion duo Artina announces an opportunity for composers of any age to have their works premiered in June 2020 in Gustav Adolf Church in Berlin. The winning compositions will be also recorded on CD.

The objective of the contest is to promote the creation of pieces for accordion in chamber music.

The guidelines for the submissions:
1. The competition is open to composers of any age and nationality.
2. Composers may submit multiple works. The works must be written for flute/piccolo and accordion. For informations about instruments specifications you can send email to duoartina@gmail.com
3. The submitted works should not have been premiered in any public performance or through any digital or mechanical means. Works that have been previously premiered will not be admitted.
4. Works of any aestethetic and stylistic direction, not longer than 6 minutes may be submitted.
5. Scores must be submitted in PDF format, together with the bio of the composer.
6. Performers will have the right to record, produce and distribute the performance of works which are going to be chosen.
7. Composers will receive a CD recording and will be invited to premiere in Berlin.

Please submit the following materials to
jembrisakmartina@gmail.com by 31. December 2019.

• Full score in PDF format
(Please leave your name on score)
• Short CV, resume or bio
• Your contact information (email, phone, address, link to your website, if available)

There is no fee to apply for this call for works and no compensation will be offered to selected composer if his/her piece is selected.
Duo Artina may choose to include any submitted piece on their future concerts without further compensation to the composer.

The selected composers will be notified via email by January 2020.








Additive Color Ensemble Call for Scores

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The Additive Color Ensemble is proud to announce its inaugural Call for Scores. Participation is open to composers of every kind. Submissions will be accepted until December 31, 2019.

Guidelines

- No submission fee
- Works must be written for Flute, Saxophone, and Piano. The following instruments are available:
>Piccolo/C flute/Alto flute
>Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Baritone saxophone
>Piano is just piano.
- Works should not exceed 10 minutes.
- Multiple submissions per composer are accepted.
- Works may be premieres or previously performed.
- Selected composers will be featured in the Additive Color Ensemble 2020 season, and will also receive video recordings of works.








TWO MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute) and clarinet (bass clarinet)

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Fee: Fess for recording and release

Application Web Link

Iwona Glinka (Athens-based flutist) is seeking for new pieces for performance and recording. Submissions must be not yet commercially released on recording. It is acceptable if the music has been disseminated on the Internet via YouTube, Soundcloud, personal web sites, etc., as long as a commercial recording has not yet been produced.

The length should be two minutes. The style is open to the taste of the composer.

The intention for selected submissions is to present them in live performance in programs and then to record them for a CD made up exclusively of submissions from this call to be released on Phasma Music Label Full physical and digital distribution via Naxos.









THREE MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute), cello and piano

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Fee: Fee for recording and release

Application Web Link

THREE MINUTES work for flute (flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute), cello and piano

Iwona Glinka (Athens-based flutist) is seeking for new pieces for performance and recording. Submissions must be not yet commercially released on recording. It is acceptable if the music has been disseminated on the Internet via YouTube, Soundcloud, personal web sites, etc., as long as a commercial recording has not yet been produced.

The length should be three minutes. The style is open to the taste of the composer.

The intention for selected submissions is to present them in live performance in programs and then to record them for a CD made up exclusively of submissions from this call to be released on Phasma Music Label Full physical and digital distribution via Naxos.








Sävellyspaja 2020, Composition Masterclass & Workshop

Category: Composition Masterclass & Workshop
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Next summer (June 22 - 26, 2020) the SÄVELLYSPAJA Composition Masterclass will be organized by the Sävellyspaja-yhdistys ry. The teachers are Jukka Tiensuu and Tomi Räisänen. For the workshop concert each participant will write a new work. Avanti! Chamber Orchestra will perform the new works in a public concert as part of the Avanti! Summer Sounds Festival in Porvoo, Finland. Detailed instrumentation and further instructions will be given to the selected participants. The instrumentations of the past events can be found on the Sävellyspaja website (www.Savellyspaja.com).

The event is aimed mainly for the professional students in composition. Participation fee is 395€. To apply for the SÄVELLYSPAJA 2020, please send by December 31, 2019 in digital format (pdf) your CV, list of works and 2 scores to the email-address below. Add links to your website and to recordings of your works, if available.

savellyspaja@gmail.com








The Walden School Creative Musicians Retreat

Category: Residency
Deadline: January 3, 2020
Fee: 30

Application Web Link

A 9-day festival in New Hampshire for composers, improvisers, performers, electronic musicians, choral musicians, and music teachers. June 13-21, 2020.







The Walden School Young Musicians Program

Category: Residency
Deadline: January 3, 2020
Fee: 50

Application Web Link

The Walden School Young Musicians Program provides an unparalleled creative summer experience for musically inclined students ages 9 to 18.
Part school, part camp, and part festival, the program convenes each summer for five weeks in the beautiful Monadnock region in Dublin, New Hampshire. Through rigorous and innovative daily instruction, students hone their musical and creative skills within a supportive community of like-minded peers and mentors, with a goal of improvising and composing original works.








Liturgy Alive: The University of Notre Dame Liturgical Composition Commission Competition 2020

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: January 5, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce Liturgy Alive, a composition competition to foster creative new choral music for the Catholic Mass. In an effort to encourage composers to write music for the Church, four choirs that lead music in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will be awarding prizes (up to $2,000) for winning sacred choral compositions. In addition, the winning composition will be premiered at the Basilica in the Spring.







THE NNSF20 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SCORES

Category: Call for scores
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Fee: $15

Application Web Link

The nnSF20 Call for Scores invites submissions of works for chamber ensemble (3-12 players) that are to be performed by Performance Fellows at the annual Nief-Norf Summer Festival.







8SW Composer Competition 2020

Category: Composition Competition
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Fee: 12

Application Web Link

Building on its advocacy for new music, Eight Strings & a Whistle launched its first 8SW Composer Competition in 2017. Held every two years, the Competition invites composers of all ages enrolled in an accredited degree program at the time of application to submit a work composed for flute, viola and cello. The First Prize is the New York Premiere of the winning composer’s work on our annual Fall concert and a Featured Composer interview on our website..
8SW Composer Competition 2020 General Information

All applications and supporting materials will be accepted beginning September 15, 2019. All submissions, including the application fee, must be received by 11:59PM on January 17, 2020.

Eligibility and Description: The Competition is open to composers of all ages, but applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree program at the time of application. Eligible programs include BM, BA, MM, MA, DMA, PHD or Artist Diploma. All submissions must be works composed for flute, viola and cello.

FIRST PRIZE: Eight Strings & a Whistle will perform the New York Premiere of the winning composer’s work in the Fall of 2020. The winning entrant will also receive a working rehearsal with Eight Strings & a Whistle, a feature on the Eight Strings & a Whistle website and a stipend of $300 to help defer travel expenses.

Scores and mp3’s should be emailed to 8SWcompetition@gmail.com as detailed below.

The winner will be announced in May, 2020.

All applications will be adjudicated by a panel of composers and the members of Eight Strings & a Whistle. The decision of the judges is final.








7th Sampo Composition Contest & Residency

Category: Composition contest
Deadline: January 19, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

Musinfo is pleased to announce the seventh edition of the Composition Contest and Residency for Acoustic Instrument and Sampo. With this initiative Musinfo supports the work of contemporary composers in the field of live-electronic.

The winning composers will receive a commission from Musinfo to compose a new work for an acoustic instrument and Sampo. Sampo is an electronic device made for any musician or composer to expand the sound field of an acoustic instrument.

The residency will take place during the 2020 Art & Science Days in Saint-Etienne, France.

This year the performers of the residency are Sara Chenal (violin) and Nico Couck (guitar).

Full guidelines and submission requirements can be found on our website.








Lake George Music Festival Composition Competition

Category: Composition Competition
Deadline: January 31, 2020
Fee: No fee

Application Web Link

The Lake George Music Festival is a strong supporter of contemporary classical music, and annually hosts an international competition to promote its continued development and dissemination. Our mission is to discover the next generation of leading compositions and promote these works to the world at large. We will pair the most promising works with our roster of exceptional performers, fostering long-lasting relationships between artists of the highest caliber. By promoting the movement that contemporary music is alive, inspirational, and relevant to every community, we are doing our part to connect Lake George with the evolution of this tradition.







2020 DOT THE LINE: heart (New Music Festival)

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

Application Web Link

New Music Festival DOT THE LINE bridges composers and performers in Korea and other countries; advocates contemporary composers and their scores; and presents the highest level of performance and innovative program to general audience.

International New Music Festival DOT THE LINE announces its second call for scores. 2020 DOT THE LINE: heart will take place in Recital Hall at Ewha Womans University and Ilshin Hall, Seoul, Korea. Website: http://www.eunmiko.com/2020-dot-the-lineheart/








Fabian Panisello - Composition Department at Reina Sofia School of Music (Madrid)

Category: Study composition at Reina Sofia School of Music (Madrid)
Deadline: February 16, 2020
Fee: 75 euros

Application Web Link

The Reina Sofía School of Music was established in 1991 and is considered one of the leading music schools of the international panorama. Its current 150 students, who come from 32 different countries, are selected on a merit-base only, receive a personalized education from the best specialists in the world and play in prestigious music halls thanks to the more than 300 public concerts that the School organizes for them each year.







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






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