Call for Chamber Operas

Fresh Squeezed Opera is pleased to announce a Call for Chamber Operas to be performed in summer 2019.

Fresh Squeezed Opera looks to emerging artists and composers to create our performances within the contemporary music community. Our process lends itself to fulfilling learning experiences for everyone involved. We aim to create exceptional collaborative environments, making the pieces performed are truly living, breathing, works

We do not require a fee to submit, but we kindly ask each composer to consider making a donation of $10. (Donations will not affect final decisions).

The selected composer will recieve an honorarium of $200.

- The Call is open to composers of any nationality and age.
- Pieces must have been written within the last 10 years
- Works must be a minimum of 20 minutes, and a maximum of 120 minutes
- Instruments and voice types available include: piano/keyboard, violins, viola, cello, bass, flute/piccolo,
oboe, clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, percussion, electronics; soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor,
- Please note, works do not have to include all of these, but we cannot accomdate works with
instrumentation outside of those listed.
- Please note, you can use multiple voices/instruments of the types listed, eg. 2 flutes, or 2 sopranos.
- Each composer may send up to 2 different works
- Works-in-progress are acceptable

Submissions via email only to with 1. Score (vocal and full if available), 2. Recording of at least 3 minutes of the piece (MIDIs are acceptable), 3. completed application form (found below).

DEADLINE: January 5, 2018. Results will be announced on or before February 1, 2018.

Please email with any questions

5 Jan 2018