Call for Proposals

Call for 2018-19 Season Proposals! 

New Music Edmonton presents work by visiting and local artists that enriches and reflects Edmonton’s live sonic arts scene.

New Music Edmonton, Edmonton’s premier organization for the promotion and presentation of contemporary music and sound-related arts is inviting proposals for its 2018/19 season. Ensembles, soloists, sound artists, improvisers and others are all welcome to submit performance proposals. Proposals are due September 20, 2017.

New Music Edmonton’s mandate includes a commitment to reflecting our community’s creative and demographic diversity and our goal is to reflect that diversity in our programming and organization. We embrace policies which highlight openness and fairness, creating an inclusive environment for all individuals in the celebration of their art. As part of this philosophy, we are pledged to the goal of achieving gender parity and the inclusion of historically underrepresented demographics over the course of each season’s programming.

Submissions which reflect these goals are particularly welcome.

Informal inquiries may be sent to <nmegeneralmanager@gmail.com>.

Please send your proposals by September 20, 2017

Click here to submit a proposal.

 

2018 Festival Call

New Music Edmonton is proud to announce that its seventh annual Now Hear This festival of new music will be taking place March 22-25, 2018. The festival will include a wide array of concerts, talks and other events and promises to be an exciting weekend. We are now accepting three types of work:

  1. Scores for flute(doubling piccolo and alto flute), saxophone (doubling all), cello, and piano (see below for details)
  2. Electro-acoustic music (preferably self-performed)
  3. Self-performed interdisciplinary sound art or dance

Please note that submission of works does not guarantee inclusion in the festival. Accepted performers will be compensated with a performance fee. Travel costs are the responsibility of the artist.

Proposals are due October 15, 2017

Non-NME members are required to pay a non-refundable submission fee of $20 CAD

New Music Edmonton’s mandate includes a commitment to reflecting our community’s creative and demographic diversity and our goal is to reflect that diversity in our programming and organization. We embrace policies which highlight openness and fairness, creating an inclusive environment for all individuals in the celebration of their art. As part of this philosophy, we are pledged to the goal of achieving of gender parity and the inclusion of historically underrepresented demographics over the course of each season’s programming.

Submissions which reflect these goals are particularly welcome.

Categories:

Scores:

  1. Concert music for any of the following instrumentation: flute (doubling piccolo and alto flute); saxophones (doubling all); cello, piano (performers from our house quartet UltraViolet). Works should be for at least three of these instruments, i.e. no solos or duos

Proposed performances (proposals submitted by those intending to perform):

  1. Electroacoustic music
  2. Self-performed works, improvisations, dance, and cross-disciplinary collaborations

Maximum duration for all submissions is 12 minutes.

Click here to submit a proposal. Direct any inquiries to nmegeneralmanagerATgmailDOTcom


Now Hear This Festival Submission fee (non-member)