The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra (SCO) is dedicated to exploring and promoting new music of contemporary composers.

The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra (SCO) is dedicated to exploring and promoting new music of contemporary composers.

Based in Sydney Australia and comprised of about 60 of finest orchestral musicians, the SCO hosts concerts for new orchestral compositions regularly. In addition to its regular orchestral concerts, the orchestra also hosts various concerts on a variety of genres, providing significant incentives for composers to pursue creative endeavours in new music and to enrich the music culture of our times.

The SCO assists composers by promoting them and their works in various ways:

List composers' names on our website - All qualified submissions will be listed on our website, one of the largest websites for contemporary composers and contemporary compositions with a high visitor traffic flow to our website.

Performances in public concerts - All listed composers' works will be considered to be scheduled for performances. The selection criteria will be based on:
Quality of the music
Date of submission
Category
Genre and instrumentation
Video recordings - All concerts will be video recorded and the recordings will be published, and DVDs will be distributed worldwide.

Commission of a new work of orchestral music (or any other genres) - incentive for c

ontemporary composers - please refer to the Composer Commissioning Program.

For more details please visit our website

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