2019 Charles Ives Concert Series Call for Score

Application Deadline: May 1st, 2019

The Charles Ives Concert Series announces its third annual Call for Scores. The Charles Ives Concert Series regularly features dynamic and unique emerging artists performing the music of Charles Ives, the music of 20th and 21st century American composers, and music that transcends the traditional boundaries of classical music to incorporate other styles of music.

Concerts are performed by Charles Ives Concert Series guest artists and artist-faculty.

We are seeking recent works composed for all or any subset of the following: Flute, Clarinet, 2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, and Piano by composers of any age and at the early or emerging stages of their careers.

We will choose one work to be performed on the Charles Ives Concert Series concert in Danbury, CT during the week of August 5th on one of our concerts.

Additionally, other works not chosen for this particular performance will be kept in mind for future performances. While we cannot provide funds for housing or transportation, the selected composer is invited to see his or her performed and will receive an archival recording.

Submissions will be selected by the Artistic Director Paul Frucht, Associate Artistic Director Jon Cziner, and Composer-in-Residence Robert Paterson.

Eligibility:

Any composer residing within the United States, or an American citizen residing abroad, is eligible regardless of age, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or veteran status.
Pieces should be no longer than 10 minutes in duration and must be composed for any combination of Flute, Clarinet, 2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, and Piano.
Pieces with a performance history are welcome, but please list all previous performances or readings and the performing ensemble as directed in the Application Process section below
Composers may submit as many pieces as they wish for consideration (payment details below)

Application Process:

All submissions must be sent to CICSCallforscores@gmail.com. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.

The subject of your e-mail should be “(Your name) Charles Ives Concert Series Call for Scores Submission 2019”
Attach a PDF of your score and a bio or resume (two pages maximum)
In the body of your e-mail, please include the following:
Your full name
Telephone number
A link to an audio or video recording of your work. Live recordings preferred, MIDI recordings accepted. (A recording is not required)
Performance history of the work if applicable

All submissions must be received by Wednesday May 1st, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.
The selected composer will be notified by Monday, May 20th, 2019.

Contact:

Please contact Jon Cziner with any questions at CICSCallforscores@gmail.com

1 May 2019
15.00
U.S. Dollar (USD)