Call for Electro-Acoustic Music (due 3/12/99)


Subject: Call for Electro-Acoustic Music (due 3/12/99)
From: R1POWER@aol.com
Date: Wed Feb 24 1999 - 13:57:55 EST


Texas Computer Musician's Network (TCMN) invites composers to submit
electro-acoustic works for an upcoming concert event.

LOCATION:
        Austin Community College
        Austin, Texas

DATE:
        Friday, April 16, 1999

CONCERT TIME:
        8:00 p.m.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
        must be received by Friday, March 12, 1999

SEND SUBMISSIONS TO:
        TCMN
        P.O. Box 310613
        Denton, TX
        76203

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Must be a TCMN member (to join, see below)*

Members may submit works for each of the three (3) following categories.

 1) Tape alone - a stereo work recorded on digital media (DAT or CD) to
be presented in concert without performers or visual media.
Multi-channel
works cannot be programmed unless the composer agrees to supply the
appropriate playback equipment (ADAT, multi-channel analog tape, etc.)
at the event.

 2) Performer(s) and Tape, Interactive Computer Music, or Algorithmic
Computer Music - a work for performer(s) and tape (tape must be on
digital media), interactive computer music for performer(s)
(composer must include with submission a list of all specific
technical requirements), or an algorithmic composition for performer(s).

For works with performer(s), please indicate whether you can supply the
performer(s) for your work.

 3) Multimedia - a work which combines visual (dance, video, theater,
slides, computer-generated graphics, animation, performance art, etc.)
and aural media (tape, performer(s), a combination of performer(s) and
tape, or interactive computer music with one or more performer(s)).
Please submit visual entries on VHS cassette or Macintosh CD-ROM format.
Any accompanying audio tapes should be recorded in a digital format
(DAT or CD).

For works with performer(s), please indicate whether you can supply the
performer(s) for your work.

NOTIFICATION:
        Members whose works are selected for this event will be
notified by email by March 23, 1999. Submissions not selected for
this event will be archived for consideration at later events unless
accompanied by SASE and request for return of materials.

NOTE:
        **Preference will be given to pieces which have been composed recently
and have not been presented at this venue in the past.

Questions should be directed to TCMN by email at
tcmn@sndart.cemi.unt.edu
or to Tom Lopez at tommyboy@mail.utexas.edu

MEMBERSHIP:
        *To qualify for membership, applicants must fit the following
guidelines:

        be a Texas resident OR a former Texas resident OR a student or
faculty member at a Texas educational institution OR be an alumn(us/a)
of a
Texas educational institution.

        be a current practitioner (composer or performer) of
electro-acoustic music. For the purposes of TCMN, electro-acoustic music
is
defined as any music created in the following manner:
computer-generated,
computer-assisted (algorithmic), live electronic/computer performance,
and
multimedia. Multi-media works (video, film, slides, performance art,
computer-generated graphics) must include an electro-acoustic audio
element.

Member benefits:

   opportunities to present works on concerts, galleries, and
installation
events opportunities to present educational lectures and/or
demonstrations
on electro- acoustic music, multi-media, and related topics eligibility
to
participate in public discussion forums about electro-acoustic music
subscription to monthly electronic mail newsletter CueTrack. Each
edition
includes: upcoming TCMN events, member activities, and opportunities
subscription to biannual printed organization newsletter ShopTalk. Each
edition will be dedicated to articles about electro-acoustic music
issues
in Texas 10% discount from the Consortium to Distribute Computer Music
(CDCM) on the purchase of compact discs from the CDCM Series

Please fill out and Mail the following:

Name:____________________________________________

Address:_________________________________________

City:____________________________________________

State:___________________________________________

Zip:_____________________________________________

Phone:___________________________________________

Fax:_____________________________________________

Email:___________________________________________

WWW page:________________________________________

Affiliation:_____________________________________

Position:________________________________________

Please include a check or money order payable in US funds to Texas
Computer
Musician's Network for one year's dues. Please do not send cash.

Annual dues structure:

Member..............................................$30.00
Student Member......................................$15.00
        (must submit proof of student status)

        TCMN
        P.O. Box 310613
        Denton, TX
        76203



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