Fwd: SEAMUS 2005 National Conference Call for Works

Subject: Fwd: SEAMUS 2005 National Conference Call for Works
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Fri Aug 27 2004 - 16:12:52 EDT

Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 14:18:59 -0500
From: "Kothman, Keith" <KKOTHMAN@BSU.EDU>
Subject: SEAMUS 2005 National Conference Call for Works

SEAMUS 2005: The Crossroads Conference

Ball State University
April 14 16
Keith Kothman and Michael Pounds, hosts

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2004 (postmark)

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States is
pleased to announce the 2005 SEAMUS National Conference, the
Crossroads Conference, to be held at Ball State University, April 14
16. SEAMUS 2005 seeks to explore the crossroads metaphor, including
ideas of intersection, community, interchange and creative

SEAMUS 2005 invites submissions of computer music with and without
performers, works with video, installations, and other related works.
Composers are invited to submit up to two works for consideration for
presentation. Student compositions are encouraged.

Please download either a Music/Video Submission Form
(http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005/musicvideoform.pdf) or
an Installation Submission Form
(http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005/installationform.pdf) and follow the
instructions for submitting works. Performing resources will be drawn
from the Ball State University School of Music.

Composers are also welcome to provide their own performers. More
information about available performers can be found on the SEAMUS2005
website (http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005).

Paper submissions and panel presentation proposals that deal with the
above broad topics are encouraged, along with other topics related to
computer music and intermedia composition, performance,
human-computer interaction, software development, aesthetics, and
history. Paper submissions will use an online submission process.
More information about the submission process will be available on
the SEAMUS2005 website when the online submission procedure has been

Concerts will take place in the new Sursa Recital Hall, located in
the new Music Instruction Building, and in Pruis Recital Hall, on the
Ball State campus. Both halls will feature multi-channel diffusion
speaker systems and support a wide variety of playback formats,
including CD, DAT, DA-88, multi-channel computer playback, DVD-Video,
miniDV, DV, SACD, and DVD-Audio.
Paper presentations will also have multi-channel speaker systems and
a variety of playback formats available for use.

Any current SEAMUS member, or any citizen or legal resident of the
United States may submit works to the conference. Composers may
submit a maximum of two pieces. Individuals may also submit a maximum
of two papers/panel presentations. The host institution will pay
licensing fees through BMI and ASCAP. Neither SEAMUS nor the host
will pay rental fees for performance materials. Composers submitting
works will supply scores and tapes that are required for performance
at no cost to the host institution or SEAMUS.

Submissions by SEAMUS members are free of charge. Submissions by
citizens or legal residents of the US who are not SEAMUS members are
subject to a submission fee of $15 per item. All submission fees are

SEAMUS uses an anonymous adjudication process for all music, video,
and paper submissions. To maintain the integrity of the anonymous
peer review process, all scores, technical descriptions, program
notes and media must not have any personal identifying information.

Composers and authors whose works are selected for inclusion on the
conference are required to attend the conference.

For more information, and to obtain submission forms, please visit
the SEAMUS2005 website at http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005. Questions
can be directed to the conference hosts at seamus2005@bsu.edu

Keith Kothman, Director
Music Technology
Ball State University
(765) 285-5537

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