2018 Applause Concert Series Call for Scores

The Applause New Music Fund invites composers of all ages and nationalities to submit their music for consideration in this year’s Applause Concert Series. Compositions must be between 5 and 12 minutes to be considered and may be submitted for the following ensembles/concerts:

a) Ros|Car Duo (Violin and Harp). Works will be accepted for any combination of the ensemble (i.e. Solo Harp, Solo Violin, Duo)

One work selected to be performed at the City Council Room in Arlington, Texas March 22nd, 2018

Several Works selected (including the piece performed March 22nd) to be performed in Mansfield, Texas on July 28th, 2018, venue TBD.

b) Unheard Of//Ensemble. Works for the full ensemble only (Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano)

Several works selected to be performed on May 13, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas.

c) Electric Resonance II. Fixed or interactive media up to four channels with or without a visual component. Electro-acoustic works are welcome provided that the composer supply the performer and instrument.

Several works selected to be performed in June or July, 2018 in Dallas/Ft. Worth TX (Venue TBD).

d) Vive! Ensemble. Works for at least two but up to all six of the following instruments + a conductor: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, String Bass, and Percussion (vibraphone, glockenspiel, all instruments related to a drum set, smaller tam tams, any/multiple of/all kinds of small stuff).

Several Works selected to be performed on June 2nd, 2018 at the Farr Best Theater in Mansfield, Texas.

In addition to a performance, a recording will be distributed to the selected composers. To be considered please send the following information to applausemusicfestival@gmail.com

1. The concert or ensemble (A, B, C, D) for which you are submitting a Score. If you are submitting more than one piece, please
label for which categories. Only one piece per category may be submitted
2. Your name and email contact information
3. Name of the piece and duration.
4. One score (or more: see below)
5. Audio recording if available (midi acceptable)
6. Go to our website (applausemf.org) click on "Call for Scores 2018" and scroll to the bottom to pay the submission fee of $15 dollars for one category or $20 dollars for up to all categories. Please post the paypal receipt number in the email.

Works must be submitted by January 15th, 2018.

For any questions please email Dr. Paul Poston at contact@applausemf.org

15 Jan 2018
U.S. Dollar (USD)