Florida State Festival of New Music Call for Scores

The Florida State University College of Music announces the Sixteenth Biennial

Festival of New Music

With Special Guest Composer: Zhou Long

January 31 – February 2, 2013


Composers are invited to submit compositions for consideration. Preference will be given to recent works. Student compositions are encouraged. Electroacoustic submissions in stereo or multi-channel sound, as well as those works employing live performance with instruments/ electronics and works that involve projected visual media (film, animation), must be submitted in recorded formats.

Composers, please send the following:

• Scores. Include two hard copies and one digital copy of each score with timings and dates. No more than two different works may be submitted.

• Parts. For works requiring more than six performers please guarantee immediate availability of performance materials.

• Biographical information. 200 words or less.

• Recordings. One compact disc audio recording and one digital MP3 of submitted works on a separate compact disc.

• Cover sheet. On a separate sheet, include your name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, title of work(s) with instrumentation, duration, and date of composition. Please identify if you are a student composer.

• Return of materials. If you would like your materials returned, include a self addressed stamped envelope with postage. Receipt of materials will be confirmed by email.

Postmark Deadline for Submissions is June 1, 2012

Address submissions to:

Festival of New Music
Attn: Leo Welch, Associate Dean
College of Music, The Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180



02 2012

Call for Works: 2011 New Music Miami ISCM Festival Series

The Miami Section of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) at Florida International University (FIU) is pleased to announce a call for scores for possible performance at the New Music Miami ISCM Festival Series being held in the Spring of 2011 and as part of the NODUS Ensemble’s Spring 2011 concerts. The call is open to all composers without restrictions.

Works that employ the following instrumentations will be considered:

  • NODUS Ensemble (up to 5 performers in any combination one on a part: flute (picc/alto), clarinet (Bb/bass), trumpet, piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, classical guitar, soprano and/or tenor, may incorporate electronics and/or video)
  • Electro-Acoustic Works (including the NODUS Ensemble)
  • Fixed Media Works and/or Live-Electronics
  • Installations
  • Chamber/String orchestra (FIU Symphony Orchestra)

Due to programming considerations works over 15 minutes will not be considered.


***Postmarked Deadline: October 15***

To submit works, please first fill out the online submission form available at the New Music Miami web site: http://www.newmusicmiami.org/.

Up to 2 works may be submitted with a processing fee of $20 US for the first work and $10 US for the second (foreign currency will not be accepted).

Please make checks payable to the FIU SCHOOL OF MUSIC (do not send cash). Note that submissions with missing checks or checks NOT made out to the FIU SCHOOL OF MUSIC will be rejected. Credit card payment is acceptable. Please make sure to include a signed statement authorizing the use of the card for the amount specified, the type of card, card number, and expiration date (incomplete authorizations will be rejected).

In addition to the score, a recording of the work (CD or DVD – no MIDI please) is very strongly recommended. Parts must be immediately available if applicable. Please do not send originals of any materials.

Since blind judging is employed, make sure that your name does not appear on the score or recording (please DO include the title of the work on both). Selections announced in December via email. The number of works selected will depend on the submissions.


FIU School of Music

NMM Selection Committee

11200 SW 8 St., Rm 142

Miami, FL 33199


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