EMM 2017 Call for submissions
Call for Submissions
Lewis University and Kansas City Kansas
Community College are pleased to announce
an international call for submissions for
the 17th Annual Electronic Music Midwest
Festival, featuring SPLICE Ensemble, to be
held September 21-23, 2017 at Kansas City
Kansas Community College.
Each concert will feature an 8.1 speaker diffusion system. The acclaimed SPLICE Ensemble
is the 2017 featured ensemble and composers are encouraged to submit works for their
consideration. Any composer regardless of region, age or nationality may submit. Composers
whose works are selected must attend and will be required to submit a $60 registration fee at
Composers are invited to submit one work for consideration. EMM accepts all electroacoustic
works, but we especially seek music that falls within one of the following categories:
- Compositions for SPLICE Ensemble (piano, trumpet, and percussion) and fixed media and/or
live electronics. Any subset of the ensemble will be considered, but preference will be given to
works that include all three perfomers.
- Two channel works for fixed media
- Up to eight channel works for fixed media
- Instrument(s)/Voice(s) and fixed media or live electronics (composer to provide performers)
- Works that include video
- Sound Installations and Interactive Media (composer to provide all non-standard equipment)
- Live Laptop works
- Live Interactive works
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Entry Fee: none
1) For consideration, applicants must register and complete an online submission form available
2) For adjudication purposes, multi-channel works (up to 8 channels) must be submitted as a
stereo mix and uploaded at http://www.emmfestival.org. The EMM 8-channel speaker array
uses a front and rear center.
Composers whose works are selected for this festival are required to submit a $60 registration
fee at the festival and must agree to attend the festival. Regrettably, EMM is not able to offer
travel stipends or honorariums to festival participants at this time.
EMM is unable to consider works that do not conform to the guidelines outlined above.
For further information, contact
Mike McFerron, festival director