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Liederabend: Voice, Cello, Piano – Concert Sept 21 Urban Arts Gallery; Scores due July 25th.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submissions are welcome from all composers currently residing in Utah and/or enrolled in a university in the state of Utah.
  2. The submission deadline is Tuesday July 25th, 2017. Late submissions are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Compositions must be for Soprano with the range: F4 to C6. Pieces using subsets of voice, cello and piano are also encouraged.
    • Compositions with electronics are welcome. Salty Cricket will provide stereo speakers and a sound system; the composer is responsible for all other equipment.
    • Compositions with other instruments will be considered on a case-by-case basis, with the composer responsible for all additional costs and performer recruitment.
  4. Submitted scores may be computer engraved or hand written, but must be clean final copies with all requisite information for successful performance. Illegible or incomplete submissions will be disqualified.
  5. If selected, composers must agree to the following to guarantee a performance.
    • Clean, legible, and performance ready parts and scores will be delivered within two weeks. Please note as part of our submission process, the Salty Cricket advisory council reserves the right, in coordination with performer/s and or ensemble, to ask for any revisions to the score and or parts to ensure playability.
    • Any and all intellectual property not held by the composer (texts, samples, etc.) has been approved for use.
    • Selected composers shall attend the concert, and rehearsals as requested by the performers.

How to Submit:

1. Electronic Submissions Only: interested composers should apply to <<Nathaniel@saltycricket.org>> by July 25th, 2017.

The application should include the following:

  1. A PDF of a clean, final copy of the score (with all requisite performance notes).
  2. (Optional) A recording, as an MP3 or online link. MIDI mockups and rough reading sessions are permissible; the quality of the recording will not be a factor in the score selection process.
  3. Work details, including title, duration, instrumentation (indicating all doublings), and any necessary equipment; as well as performance and publication history.
  4. Short (100–150 words each) program notes and composer bio, acceptable for printed programs.
  5. Contact information, including full name, phone number, email, and physical address.
  6. Plus composers must provide proof of any, and all, necessary permissions on non-public domain texts. 

Melange: Composers performing – Concert Nov. 16 Urban Arts Gallery; Proposals due Sept. 25th.