Call for Scores – 31st ACL Conference & Festival 2013 in Singapore

Conference and Music Festival Dates: September 20-24, 2013

Singapore Conference Hall, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS

Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company, Festival Chamber Ensemble, Philharmonic Winds, Singers, Festival Percussion Group, T’ang Quartet

All required materials should be received by CANZ by 1 April 2013.
Each ACL country shall select a Young Composer Representative under the age of 30 (born after 20 Sep, 1982). The deadline for the Young Composers’ Competition will be announced in a separate call for scores.

Conditions for submissions
The applicant whose composition has been selected to be performed in the festival needs to provide a score and parts at no charge, and is responsible for clearing all performance-related rights of the piece.

Although submissions from composers throughout the world will be accepted, priority will be given to composers who are current members of any of the ACL Member Country organizations (such as CANZ), or are Individual or Associate Members of the ACL (please see the Asian Composers League website for a full list of these members).

Composers who are current members of any of the ACL Full or Associate Member Organisations, or are themselves Individual or Associate Members of the ACL do not need to include an entry fee.

Non-members must include an entry fee of US$10 (max. of 2 works), made out to the Asian Composers League (please contact for more information). Preference will be given to works that are in some ways engaged with Asian musical traditions and concepts.

Each composer from the ACL Member Country organization may submit up to 2 works of different categories for the festival. Submitted works should preferably be composed in or after year 2001. Any compositions previously performed at any ACL music festival cannot be submitted to this festival.

All submitted material is non-returnable.

What and how to submit
Applicants should send all the required materials and a signed Application Form to CANZ. No entry fee is required.

The following are required with each submission:
• A bound score.
• Sound recording of the notated work, if available.
• A recent photo of the composer, a biography (150 words), and programme notes (150 words) on a CD.
• For electroacoustic compositions, one score or guide and the system plan must be submitted.


31st ACL Festival Submission
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