5th Wave Collective Call for Scores

This call for scores is open to all female-identifying composers.

5th Wave Collective is a Chicago-based classical music ensemble dedicated to the performance and promotion of music by female composers. Bringing together a diverse group of musicians, we advance our mission by including performers of all genders who support our cause. We seek to celebrate the legacy of female composers before us, and create a platform for those to come.

Fee: There is NO FEE for this call
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Compensation: The "1st Prize" piece will be rehearsed, recorded (audio and video), and premiered at our June 2019 concert. Two "Honorable Mention" works will be rehearsed and recorded (audio and video).

Instrumentation/Length: Orchestral, 3-5 minutes
Strings - Up to 12 violins, 5 violas, 4 cellos, 3 bass
Woodwinds - Up to 3 parts per section; English horn, piccolo, bass clarinet, contrabassoon acceptable
Brass - Up to 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba
Percussion - Up to 3 parts plus harp and piano
Content of submission:
Complete score/parts (PDF)
Program notes and any other pertinent information
Recording of piece, if possible

Submit works to: 5thwavecollective@gmail.com

Ask away at 5thwavecollective@gmail.com, and check out our website for details and updates. See the attached PDF for Call for Scores details.

1 May 2019