Call for Submissions- College Light Opera Company

Please follow these guidelines in preparing your manuscript:

1. This contest is restricted to music-theatre works written in the English language.
2. Each composer and lyricist team may submit only one piece.
3. Submissions must be original, unpublished one-act operettas or music-theatre works written in English. 4. Translations, and children’s operas are not accepted.
5. Works that have been professionally produced, published or had a workshop, concert or non-professional production are not eligible.
6. Works may not be under option, commissioned, or scheduled for professional production or publication at the time of submission.
7. Works must be submitted digitally in PDF format as well as using MIDI or equivalent format.
8. Works must utilize the full CLOC orchestra: 1 flute (doubles piccolo), 1 oboe (doubles english horn), 2 clarinets (doubles E-flat and/or bass clarinet), 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1percussion (drum set, timpani, etc.), 4 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass, possible piano (note: we are an acoustic house and do not normally use synthesizers)
9. Works must utilize the full CLOC ensemble of 16 women and 16 men, include a solid balance of male and female roles and provide a strong and active role for the chorus. All principals must be drawn from this group of performers.
10. Works must not exceed 60 minutes in length and should be an appropriate piece to be used as a curtain-raiser for a Gilbert and Sullivan or other English light operetta.
11. The CLOC New Works Initiative reserves the right to reject any manuscript for any reason.

For more information visit http://www.collegelightoperacompany.com/new-works.html

31 Aug 2017
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