Call for Scores for the 2021/22 Concert Season

—  Open only to members of the Baltimore Composers Forum. JOIN

Since all concerts are already filled, all potential new members should submit only pre-recorded short works (up to 5 minutes) to be considered for any of the virtual events, with a possibility of an additional concert with the working title: Vignettes, Second Helping. (premiere date, TBD)

1. Micro-Brewed: Vignettes Saturday, July 3 2021, 8:15pm

Virtual concert at http://baltimorecomposersforum.com/concerts/vignettes
Submit to info@baltimorecomposersforum.com

video file (mp4 or mov format)
mp3 or wav file for sound-only entries, and an optional image in JPG, GIF, or PNG format may be submitted. If no image is submitted, one will be selected for you.
pdf of title, name of composer, performers’ names, completion date and duration
pdf of program note and bio (maximum combined length 150 words)
optional: pdf of performers’ bios (maximum 50 words) if they are hired independently from BCF

Works of Garth Baxter, Victor Frost, Ljiljana Jovanović, Harriet Katz, Keith Kramer and Jonathan Newmark.

Submission deadline: May 15, 2021. Composers contribute $30 ($31 via PayPal) to help defray the costs.


2. Micro-Brewed: Four Colors, Four Elements, Saturday, September 4, 2021, 8:15pm

Virtual concert at http://baltimorecomposersforum.com/concerts/four-colors-four-elements
Submit to info@baltimorecomposersforum.com

video file (mp4 or mov format)
mp3 or wav file for sound-only entries, and an optional image in JPG, GIF, or PNG format may be submitted. If no image is submitted, one will be selected for you.
pdf of full score and parts for new and already finished works that need to be filmed
pdf of title, name of composer, performers’ names, completion date and duration
pdf of program note and bio (maximum combined length 150 words)
optional: pdf of performers’ bios (maximum 50 words) if they are hired independently from BCF

Works of Garth Baxter, Gavin Brown, Ray Fields, Josh Levin, Janice Macaulay, Anna Rubin and George F. Spicka.

Submission deadline: July 4, 2021. Composers contribute $30 ($31 via PayPal) to help defray the costs.


3. Micro-Brewed: Let’s Get Technical, Saturday, December 4, 2021, 8:15pm

Virtual concert at http://baltimorecomposersforum.com/concerts/lets-get-technical
Submit to info@baltimorecomposersforum.com

video file (mp4 or mov format)
mp3 or wav file for sound-only entries, and an optional image in JPG, GIF, or PNG format may be submitted. If no image is submitted, one will be selected for you.
pdf of full score and parts for new and already finished works that need to be filmed
pdf of title, name of composer, performers’ names, completion date and duration
pdf of program note and bio (maximum combined length 150 words)
optional: pdf of performers’ bios (maximum 50 words) if they are hired independently from BCF

Works of Garth Baxter, Gavin Brown, Jin-Hwa Choi, Victor Frost and Ian Rashkin.

Submission deadline: October 4, 2021. Composers contribute $30 ($31 via PayPal) to help defray the costs.


4. Micro-Brewed: I Want to Be Left Alone, Saturday, March 5, 2022, 8:15pm

Virtual concert at http://baltimorecomposersforum.com/concerts/i-want-to-be-left-alone
Submit to info@baltimorecomposersforum.com

video file (mp4 or mov format)
mp3 or wav file for sound-only entries, and an optional image in JPG, GIF, or PNG format may be submitted. If no image is submitted, one will be selected for you.
pdf of full score and parts for new and already finished works that need to be filmed
pdf of title, name of composer, performers’ names, completion date and duration
 pdf of program note and bio (maximum combined length 150 words)
optional: pdf of performers’ bios (maximum 50 words) if they are hired independently from BCF

Works of Ljiljana Jovanović, Harriet Katz, Amit Kumar, Janice Macaulay and George F. Spicka.

Submission deadline: January 5, 2022. Composers contribute $30 ($31 via PayPal) to help defray the costs.


5. Micro-Brewed: Response to a…, Saturday, June 4, 2022, 8:15pm

Virtual concert at http://baltimorecomposersforum.com/concerts/response-to-a
Submit to info@baltimorecomposersforum.com

video file (mp4 or mov format)
mp3 or wav file for sound-only entries, and an optional image in JPG, GIF, or PNG format may be submitted. If no image is submitted, one will be selected for you.
pdf of full score and parts for new and already finished works that need to be filmed
pdf of title, name of composer, performers’ names, completion date and duration
- pdf of program note and bio (maximum combined length 150 words)
optional: pdf of performers’ bios (maximum 50 words) if they are hired independently from BCF

Works of Jin-Hwa Choi, Elizabeth Skola Davis, David Fetter, Josh Levin, Ian Rashkin and Ariyo Shahry.

Submission deadline: April 4, 2022. Composers contribute $30 ($31 via PayPal) to help defray the costs.