The nnSF20 International Call for Scores

Each year the nnSF Call for Scores invites submissions of contemporary scores for chamber ensemble that are performed by Performance Fellows at the annual Nief-Norf Summer Festival. Composers of selected compositions will be invited to attend the festival and coach festival students and faculty in the preparation of the work.
Visit http://www.niefnorf.org/call-for-scores for more.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

The nnSF20 Call for Scores invites submissions of works for chamber ensemble (3-12 players) for any of the following instruments.

    bassoon

    cello

    clarinet (all family)

    double bass

    electronics (requiring a separate performer)

    flute (all family)

    guitar (acoustic or electric)

    harp

    horn

    oboe

    percussion

    piano / keyboard

    saxophone (all family)

    trombone

    trumpet

    tuba

    viola

    violin

    voice

The call is open to all composers without restriction. We welcome any of the following: scores requiring multiples of any of the above instruments (such as percussion ensemble or string quartet); works including improvisation, electronics (including audio or video fixed media), indeterminate notation or open instrumentation; works that have been performed, recorded or published. All interested composers, at any point in their career are eligible to apply.

Submission fee: $15 for the first composition, $10 for each additional work (up to three).

Submission deadline: January 15, 2020

Details: Selections will be made in part based on the instruments of enrolled fellows in the Performance Workshop. If your score is selected, you will be invited and expected to attend the nnSF20, during a three-day period determined by the rehearsal and performance schedule. Composers will be given the opportunity to work directly with the fellows in preparation for a performance of their pieces. Selected composers will be offered accommodations for two nights and meals for three days. However, travel will not be covered or reimbursed. Selected composers are expected provided performance materials for their work.

CALL FOR SCORES APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants should submit:

1) Completed Call for Scores Competition Submission Form including submission fee (when you submit the form, you will be provided a PayPal link to pay the submission fee). Please note the submission form will call for:

    Your bio

    Title of each submission

    Program note for each submission.

    Link to audio or video of the work, if available.

2) Email to callforscores@niefnorf.org containing a PDF of the score for each submission.

Please scan any hand-written materials. Please do not email audio or video files; these will not be accepted. Please post audio or video on a streaming service such as Youtube, Soundcloud, Dropbox, or Google Drive and include the link on the submission form.

Questions? Send us a note to callforscores@niefnorf.org

15 Jan 2020
15.00
U.S. Dollar (USD)