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 tmreed@manchester.edu (files larger than 10 MB should be sent using dropbox.com 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 (tmreed@manchester.edu) or visit https://manchesternewmusic.wordpress.com

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