2019 Showcase - Call for Scores

2019 Showcase – Call For Scores or Proposals

FSO is proud to announce its annual call for scores for its 2019 Showcase. Please note, you can EITHER submit 1-2 existing pieces, OR submit a project proposal.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2019
For each composer, (not each submission), please pay a $5 submission fee here:
https://www.freshsqueezedopera.com/tickets

For this call, we are requesting the following:

1. Submit 1-2 pieces that meet the following criteria:
- Written on the theme of America, or what it means to be American or the current cultural climate in America
- Between 7 – 15 minutes (can be multiple movements)
- With the instrumentation of 1 singer, and a maximum of 5 instruments (can consist of sop/mezz/bari; fl, cl/b.cl, ob, bsn, hrn, v, va, c, piano, electronics (fixed or live), perc (limited))
- The piece can have been premiered somewhere else

With your submission (by email to jflexner@freshsqueezedopera.com) please include the following information:
- Composer Name
- Librettist Name/Words by
- Timing of the piece
- Instrumentation
- Description of the piece
- Performance History
- Recording (midis are acceptable)

OR

2. A proposal for a new project (1 proposal)
- Written on the theme of America, or what it means to be American or the current cultural climate in America
- Between 5 – 10 minutes (can be multiple movements)
- With the instrumentation of 1 singer, and a maximum of 5 instruments (can consist of sop/mezz/bari; fl, cl/b.cl, ob, bsn, hrn, v, va, c, piano, electronics (fixed or live), perc (limited)

With your submission (by email to jflexner@freshsqueezedopera.com) please include the following information:
- Detailed Project proposal: What subject matter will you write about? What themes are you interested in exploring? How many movements? How will you convey this through your music? Will you be collaborating with someone?
- Composer Name
- Librettist Name/ Words by
- Anticipated Timing
- Anticipated Instrumentation
- 2 Recordings of past pieces of similar size/instrumentation
- Composer’s brief bio

For any questions, please contact Jillian Flexner, jflexner@freshsqueezedopera.com

15 Apr 2019
5.00
U.S. Dollar (USD)