The 2019 Florida Student Composer Mixtape is now online for all to enjoy. This mixtape features pieces by Florida-based student composers Isaac Barzso, Matthew Briggs, Anruo Cheng, Santiago Diazgranados, Ian Evans Guthrie, Danier Karcher, Ryne Siesky, and Wesley Thompson. It can be accessed by clicking on SCI Mixtapes under the Publications menu, or by clicking this link.
The Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce Jason Mountario as winner of the 2019 SCI Jazz Composition Contest for his composition, Fake People. Graduating in 2019 from the Berklee College of Music, the 22-year-old Mountario also won two student awards this year from Downbeat Magazine. He is a native of Jakarta, Indonesia, and current resident of Boston, MA. You can read more about him and hear his compositions at his website www.jasonmountario.com. Judges for this year’s contest were Dan Cavanagh, Jim Sain, and James Miley. Congratulations, Jason!
The School of Music at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in conjunction with the Society of Composers Inc. announces its fifth annual Contemporary Music Festival to be held March 4-6, 2020 at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center. We are implementing a call for scores as well as a call for papers/presentations.
All submissions for the calls should be made through New Music Engine. Individuals may submit for the score calls and the paper presentations, but a separate submission must be completed for each. The deadline for submission is midnight December 15, 2019, and applicants will be notified by January 1, 2020.
An in-depth overview of the festival, including guest composers and performers, along with submission guidelines, can be found via our page on the New Music Engine.
The Society of Composers, Inc., in conjunction with the Department of Music at the University of Texas at Arlington, is pleased to announce a call for scores for the 2020 SCI National Conference. The conference will be held March 26-28, 2020, on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington, in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
The deadline for submission is September 30, 2019. Composers may submit up to two works. Works should be no longer than 20 minutes, but works shorter than 10 minutes are most likely to be programmed. Composers whose works will be performed at the conference will be notified via email no later than Nov. 1, 2019.
For full details or to submit, see the call for scores on New Music Engine:
2019 SCI Jazz Composition Competition
Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce the second annual Jazz Composition Competition. One first prize will be awarded to a composer. First prize: $500.00
The Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce a call for works for Volume 60 and 61 of the Society of Composers Journal of Music Scores.
To see an archive of past SCI Journals, please visit here.
Prize: Inclusion on Volume 60 or 61 of the SCI Journal of Music Scores.
Fee: None to Enter.
Deadline: 7/30/2019; 11:59 pm EST
June 30, 2019, The Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce a call for works for Volume 34 of the Society of Composers, Inc. CD Series. The winners of this call will be featured on our SCI CD Series, released by Navona Records, a label under PARMA Recordings. To see an archive of past SCI CDs, please visit here.
Call for Submissions
Eastern Illinois University is pleased to announce a call for works for the 2019 Region V Conference of the Society of Composers, Inc. The conference will be held on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, October 11-12, 2019.
Deadline May 13th. Selected composers must be current SCI members. Preference will be given to members within Region V (IN, MI, MN, OH, IL, IA, MN, ND, SD, WI, MB, ON). Student submissions are welcomed and encouraged. Submission of works for which the composer can provide performers are welcomed and encouraged.