[Microsound-announce] SPNM call for new works 2008
gt at spnm.org.uk
Tue Oct 23 09:30:43 EDT 2007
The spnm Shortlist 2008: Call for applications
Deadline: Friday 25 January 2008
This is your chance as an emerging composer or sonic artist to set
yourself on the path towards a professional career, build your profile
and work with world-class musicians and artists.
The spnm Shortlist is a group of the UK’s most exciting composers and
sonic artists. To apply, you submit one work, which can be in any style
and for any forces and media. If you’re one of up to 30 composers
shortlisted, spnm will offer you performance, professional development
and promotion opportunities for three years.
Anyone born or resident in the UK and Republic of Ireland can apply.
For full details and a downloadable application pack, see
What opportunities will I be offered if I’m selected for the Shortlist?
There will be opportunities to write new works for live performance
events and for installations will offer you the chance to create new
works for performance events, for installations
How do I apply?
To find out much more about the Shortlist, read full details about how
to apply and download an application form, visit www.spnm.org.uk.
Alternatively you can call the spnm office on 020 7407 1640 to request
information by post.
Who can apply?
People of any age, born or resident for 2008-2010 in the UK or the
Republic of Ireland. The only other stipulation is that you must be
willing to take part in projects to create new work if you are selected
for the Shortlist.
How is the music judged?
The music is listened to and read by a panel of experienced composers,
sonic artists, performers and programmers. We are interested in your
music, not your CV, so submissions are assessed anonymously.
What kind of music is spnm looking for?
We ask the panel of judges simply to select what they feel is the most
exciting new work. We’re not looking for a particular style or form.
Works can be acoustic or electroacoustic, installations or pieces for
live performance. They can be for diffusion, for solo instruments,
chamber forces, orchestra, non-western instruments, for music theatre
For more information, call Shoël Stadlen on 020 7407 1640 or email
shoel at spnm.org.uk.
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