CANZ members are invited to submit up to two (2) works for consideration for performance at the 33rd ACL International Festival and Conference in the Philippines, 5-12 November 2015.
All required materials (see below) should be sent to CANZ before Friday 22nd August and these will be forwarded for consideration.
Please note works must have been composed within the last four years.
Together with your entry (score; recording in mp3, if any), please submit the following:
a. Biography (max. 100 words)
b. Email address, telephone number, address
c. Programme notes (max. 150 words)
d. Duration of the piece
e. Photo (min. 300 dpi)
Entries must be received at the address below before Friday 22nd August.
PO Box 4065
CALL FOR SCORES
Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth
1. Multi-Media: Music for ritual or drama (e.g. puppet play). May use multi-percussions including gongs and bamboos, found objects like stones, seeds, or other materials like bottles, metal caps, ceramics. May include dance (1-3 dancers), chanter (s),visual elements, and audience participation. Up to 7 -performers. Open to any notation – graphics; words; any form of instruction. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
2. Electronic/Computer Music (Motion/movement-inspired). Open for ‘on-the-spot interaction’ with dancers and audiences. Duration: max. 10 minutes.
3. Chamber music ensemble using any standard Western instruments. May include an Asian instrument.* Up to 11 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
4. Young Composers Prize using standard Western instruments. May include an Asian instrument.* Up to 6 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes
NOTE: Eligible members (those born after 5 November 1985) of the Composers Association of New Zealand are invited to submit a work for consideration for next year’s Young Composer Prize at ACL. Based on these submissions, CANZ will select one composer to represent New Zealand.
5. Choral music for adult choir. Duration: max. 8 minutes.
6. Art Song for voice and piano. Duration: max. 6 minutes.
7. Ethnic-Pop using voice(s) and standard pop band instruments (drums, electric guitars, keyboard) mixed with Asian instruments. Open to cipher/letter name chord notation. Up to 7 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
8. Symphonic Band for Piccolo (1), Fl (1,2), Oboe (1,2/Eng Horn), Bsn (1,2), Clarinet in Eb, Clarinet in Bb (1,2,3), Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax (1,2), Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Horns in F (1,2,3,4), Trumpet (1,2,3), Tenor Trombone 1,2), Bass Trombone, Baritone Euphonium, Tuba, Double Bass, Timpani (set of 4), Percussions (1,2,3,4). Duration: max. 7 minutes.
9. Large Orchestra for flutes (1,2,3—3rd, piccolo), oboes (1,2,3—3rd, English horn), clarinets (1,2,3—3rd as Eb Clarinet or bass), bassoons (1,2,3—3rd as contrabassoon, horns (1,2,3,4), trumpets (1,2,3), trombones (1,2), bass trombone, 1 tuba, percussions for 4 players, piano, strings (8,8,6,6,4). Duration: max. 7 minutes.
* The composer will be responsible for ALL expenses of the Asian instrument/s and its performer/s.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Composers, musicologists, researchers and exponents of contemporary music in Asia are invited to participate in conference sessions. ACL welcomes proposals for paper presentations and plenary sessions on one or several topics on the theme: Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth.
Please send an abstract of no more than 150 words, along with a short biography (about 100 words, maximum) of the proponent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before November 21, 2014.