OPEN CALL | Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble in Residence

Deadline: 31 October 2019 23:45

Please note that composers may submit no more than ONE work in each of the following two categories.

1) ENSEMBLE CALL
Composers are invited to submit, by PDF score with mp3 recording if available, a work for four to six players (with fixed media if needed) from the following ensemble:

Flute (d. picc, alto)
Bb Clarinet (d. bclar, contra bclar)
Violin
Cello
Piano
Percussion (list available on request)
Conductor where appropriate

Duration: works must not exceed 8 minutes’ duration in performance. Works exceeding, or expected to exceed, 8’ in performance will not be eligible. Scores must clearly state exact duration, along with instrumentation, in a preface page.

Instrumentation: Please note that a minimum of four players may be used in submitted works. Role of conductor will be at the discretion of the ensemble. Use of fixed media element is permitted, but NOT live electronics.

Status: works may have been performed previously, or may be unperformed. 

Eligibility: the Call is open to all composers of any age and nationality. All scores and recordings must be anonymous; it is the duty of the composer to ensure no identifying material appears on any artefact seen by the selection panel. All scores and recordings must be identified by a pseudonym or code. 

Late entries are not accepted. Selection decisions are final, and no further correspondence will be entered into. Participant composers will be notified before the end of December 2019.

Published scores are admissible, if anonymised, but Sonorities will not be liable for any hire or purchase charges arising from procurement of the materials for such works; composers of published submissions are responsible for ensuring that materials are freely available without charge.