Call for New Works for Brass Quintet

Call for New Works for Brass Quintet
The University of Kentucky Faculty Brass Quintet announces a “Call for New Works for Brass Quintet.” Works should be written for two trumpets (or cornets), horn, trombone, and tuba. Compositions should have been written in the last five years. Depending on length, the quintet intends to select five to eight winning compositions to record on a new compact disc to be released in 2020.
There are no restrictions on length, content, or styles; However, composers are encouraged to submit works that are 5-10 minutes in length of significant musical substance that will be attractive to audiences and performers alike. Submissions should be original and unpublished, although they may have been previously performed. There is no application fee.
Winners must grant permission to have their works recorded and released.
Please send a PDF of the score and parts as well as an MP3 of recording (MIDI or live) to Dr. Matthew Hightower at matt.hightower@uky.edu
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2019
Winners will be notified by January 1, 2020
Works will be recorded in Spring 2020 for a disc to be released in mid/late 2020. In addition to physical discs, album be will be launched as an international digital release (Itunes, Apple Music, Spotify, etc.)

15 Aug 2019