Fwd: Call for scores - New Works Calgary


Subject: Fwd: Call for scores - New Works Calgary
From: Yves Gigon (ygigon@videotron.ca)
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 21:24:19 EST


>Call for scores: New Works Calgary/Motion Ensemble
>
>
>Overview:
>
>The mission of New Works Calgary is to encourage the creation and
>performance of new works of contemporary concert music within the
>Calgarian and Southern Albertan musical community. We are calling
>for scores by Southern Albertan composers to be performed during a
>concert by Motion Ensemble on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the Rozsa
>Centre on the University of Calgary campus. One or two pieces will
>be chosen for performance.
>Motion Ensemble is a chamber music group based in New Brunswick,
>Canada. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of post-classical and
>experimental music, often utilizing electronics or visual media. The
>group has been presenting concerts since 1998, and have recorded CDs
>of music by Veronika Krausas and John Cage. For more information go
>to <http://www.motionensemble.com>www.motionensemble.com
>Details:
>
>Only works by composers who currently reside in Calgary or Southern
>Alberta will be considered.
>
>Works must be for flute (including alto flute and piccolo), clarinet
>(including bass clarinet), violin, soprano, double bass, and
>percussion (excluding vibraphone and marimba), or any combination of
>those instruments. Recorded electronics may be included, and live
>electronics will be considered (if live electronics are included,
>one of bass or percussion cannot be included). Those submitting
>works including percussion or live electronics should contact New
>Works Calgary (see contact information below) to discuss
>possibilities.
>
>The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2005. Works must be
>received by that date.
>
>The piece should be no longer than 15 minutes.
>
>Instructions:
>
>Scores must be bound and legible. Include your name, contact
>information (including address, phone number, and email address) and
>a brief biography in the package.
>
>Indicate the duration of the score.
>
>If you wish to have your material returned after the selection
>process, please include a self-addressed envelope with sufficient
>postage.
>
>Send scores to:
>
>New Works Calgary
>Box 66040
>University of Calgary Post Office
>Calgary, Alberta T2N 4T7
>
>If your work is selected, parts and a programme note will be
>required by April 15. The composer will be required to provide a
>brief introduction to their piece at the concert on October 21, 2005.
>
>For further information please contact:
>
>George Fenwick
>President, New Works Calgary
><mailto:fenwick@ucalgary.ca>fenwick@ucalgary.ca or (403) 220-7403



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