2018 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

NEP Call for Scores
NEP Call for Scores
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Since 1985, the New England Philharmonic has been one of few orchestras of its size in the country with a Composer-in-Residence program that holds an annual Call for Scores competition, receiving submissions from around the world. Winning scores are performed on one of our season’s programs.
MAIN OFFICE
PO Box 231168
Boston, MA 02123
UNITED STATES
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ELIGIBILITY
Scores will be accepted from emerging composers. The application fee of $40 per score must accompany each submission. The performance of the submitted score will be no longer than a 15-minute duration. Instrumentation may include up to the following: 3 flutes (1 doubling piccolo); 3 oboe (1 doubling English horn); 3 clarinet (1 doubling bass clarinet); 3 bassoon (1 doubling contrabassoon); 4 horns, 3 trumpets; 3 trombones (3rd is bass trombone); 1 tuba; 1 timpanist; 3 percussion; harp; piano/celesta; strings.
Concertos, vocal works, and works for string orchestra, woodwind- or brass ensemble are not eligible for application.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Composition
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Annual
First prize None
Jury chair(s) Not provided
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline April 30, 2018
FINALS (live rounds)
Winner will be announced by June 15, 2018.
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Not open to the public
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2017 Lachlan Skipworth, Spiritus
2016 Liliya Ugay, Oblivion
2015 David Hertzberg, Spectre of the Spheres
2014 Matthew Browne, How the Solar System Was Won
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