The MSO: Call for Scores

Guidelines:

1. ELIGIBILITY: The MSO’s Call for Scores is open to all composers who are under the age of thirty-five (35) as of June 1st, 2018.

2. LOGISTICS:

Applications must be submitted through the form found at: www.themso.org/callforscores
Application deadline: June 1st, 2018
Application must be submitted with a fee of $10 (a PayPal link will appear upon submission)
Multiple submissions are permissible, however each require a separate application fee
Scores must be submitted digitally in PDF format
All scores should include your name as part of the file (i.e. lastname_title.pdf)
Recordings are preferred, but not required (MIDI is acceptable)
Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15th, 2018

3. PRIZES:

First Prize:
Quartet is performed by members of the MSO in either New York City or Boston
Recording of the composer’s quartet from the above concert is provided
Named Composer-in-Residence for the MSO’s 2018-19 season, culminating with a new work for the Megalopolis Saxophone Orchestra in the Spring of 2019
Opportunity to lecture on their works at Brookline Adult and Community Education (Brookline, MA)
$500 Commissioning Fee

Second, Third, and Fourth Prize:
Quartet is performed by members of the MSO in either New York City or Boston
Recording of the composer’s quartet from the above concert is provided
Composers will be asked to submit headshots, professional bios, and recordings to be featured on the MSO’s website and social media channels

4. COMPOSITION:

Total performance time for the composition is limited to no more than fifteen (15) minutes.
Works must be scored for four (4) saxophones, either:
(1) Soprano, (1) alto, (1) tenor, and (1) baritone
(2) Alto, (1) tenor, and (1) baritone
Works must have been written within the last five (5) years as of June 1st, 2018.
Works that have been previously published, performed in concert, or commercially recorded are welcome to be submitted.
Works incorporating prepared saxophone(s) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
At this time, we are not able to support works with electronics for the upcoming season.

1 Jun 2018
10.00
U.S. Dollar (USD)