Call for Works:

The Manchester University (N. Manchester, Indiana) Department of Music is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 1st Manchester New Music Mini-Festival.

The festival will take place on the Manchester University campus in North Manchester, Indiana on Feb. 22-23 of 2013. The festival will include concerts, presentations and a masterclass. This year’s featured performer will be saxophonist, Dr. Farrell Vernon, and the festival will highlight new music for saxophone.

Compositions featuring the sopranino saxophone in a chamber setting are encouraged, as well as works featuring saxophone (up to 4 players). Chamber and solo works for any standard instruments are also welcome. Some programming decisions will be based on availability of performers.

Electroacoustic compositions are also encouraged (although limited to 4-channel playback).

Composers of selected works will be expected to attend the festival.

Send submissions via email to (files larger than 10 MB should be sent using or an equivalent service). Please include the following…

  •  Score (PDF)
  •  Duration of the work
  •  MP3 or link to audio file (if available)
  •  Program Notes
  •  Composer Bio

Deadline: August 15

There is no submission or registration fee.

For additional information contact Tim Reed ( or visit