Call for scores 2017

Lakeshore Rush competition

The Chicago Composers’ Consortium announces a call for scores for its upcoming collaboration with Lakeshore Rush (www.lakeshorerush.com) on May 6, 2018. The winner of the call for scores will have her/his work programmed alongside those of members of the Consortium. There will also be a small stipend offered for travel. A concert recording will be made for the winner’s personal use.

Scores (PDF), recordings (MP3, MIDI acceptable, but not preffered) and applications (PDF) will all be submitted digitally.

Instrumentation: flute (piccolo/alto), clarinet (E-flat/bass), violin, cello, piano and percussion (See list below. Additions to this list are not possible.)

Percussion should be drawn from the following possibilities (a single percussionist, only):
Vibraphone (Range: F-F; 3.0 octaves)
Crotales (Range: C-C; 2.0 octaves)
Glockenspiel (Range: G-C; 2.5 octaves)
Concert Bass Drum
Gong
Suspended Cymbal
3 temple blocks
Bongos

Timing: works cannot exceed 11 minutes.

Submissions MUST be for the entire ensemble.

Submissions may have had prior performance or recording.

Entry fee is $20 to be paid via the link on the CCC website. The fee must be paid before the application will be considered.

Submission

• PDF file of the score (labeled LASTNAME_COMPOSITIONTITLE.pdf)
• A separate pdf with composition name, composer’s contact details, bio and short program note
• link to an online file or stream of an audio file of the piece
• (if no link available) an mp3 of piece (labeled LASTNAME_COMPOSITIONTITLE.pdf)

Please zip all files and send as one zip file to scores@c3composers.org. Include any external links (soundcloud, etc.) in the body of your email. Click here for help with zipping files.

Application fee:
$20 application fee, payable here
Review of scores will commence after receipt of payment. Digital submission only, please.

Deadline: October 15, 2017 (extended).

Final decision to be made by December 15, 2017 (extended).

Questions may be addressed to scores@c3composers.org