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SCI is an independent organization concerned with the fellowship, collaboration, career goals, and objectives of new and contemporary music composers and those interested in topics related to composition. For Membership Information, including the member application, visit our membership information page.
Recent SCI News Items
Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike McFerron), Fri, 28 Feb 2014 03:36:00 +0000
SCI/ASCAP Competition Deadline is March 1!
Update on National Conference Posted By: email@example.com (David), Thu, 09 Jan 2014 05:41:00 +0000
The review and programming process for the 2014 SCI National Conference is taking longer than originally anticipated. Notifications will be sent as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience! ? Michael Pounds, Conference Chairman.
Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike McFerron), Thu, 09 Jan 2014 02:34:00 +0000
Renewal Time!For many SCI Members, it's time to renew your membership. Simply click the How to Join and follow the instructions.
SCI Dues for 2013-14 Posted By: email@example.com (David), Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:15:00 +0000
SCI Members, if you have not already renewed for 2013-14, it is time to do so. Follow the same instructions as for joining SCI in order to pay your dues for the next year.
With your renewal you are eligible to receive one free SCI CD. Choose from volumes 1-24 of the SCI Composers Series or any of the four CDs in the SCI Performers Series. Lifetime members may also request one free CD. To request your CD, send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address (US only) and the title and number of your chosen CD.
2014 National Conference Call for Participation Posted By: email@example.com (David), Tue, 15 Oct 2013 01:48:00 +0000
The Call for Participation for SCI's 2014 National Conference has been posted. The conference will be held March 20-22, 2014, at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. See the Call for Participation for full details on how to submit your composition, paper, or panel discussion.
SCI/ASCAP Student Commissioning Competition Winners Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (David), Sat, 12 Oct 2013 20:00:00 +0000
Please join me in congratulating the winners of this year's SCI/ASCAP Student Commissioning Competition. As is always the case, the quality of works submitted was exceptional and the decisions were not easy! Thank you to all who submitted and all who served as judges.
Overall WinnersBin Li, Autobahn Beyond for Chamber Orchestra
Duncan Schouten, Leviathan for Chamber Orchestra
Regional WinnersRegion 1: Duncan Schouten, Leviathan for Chamber Orchestra
Alternate: Steven Kowaleski, Between Black and White, for string quartet
Region 2: John Liberatore, Hold Back Thy Hours tenor and chamber orchestra
Alternate: Jessica Rudman, First Praise, mixed sextet
Region 3: Andrew Austin, Medusa, soprano solo and chamber orchestra
Alternate: Daniel Temkin, Myths and Legends, string septet
Region 4: David Garner Forward Still, chamber ensemble and soprano
Alternate: Richard Yates Imagined Music, small chamber orchestra
Region 5E: Bin Li, Autobahn Beyond for Chamber Orchestra
Alternate: Jun Yi Chow, Dialogue, for pipa and western ensemble
Region 5W: Luke Flynn, Beneath the Wave, SATB divisi a cappella
Alternate Alex Stephenson, In the Silent Dark, song cycle with small chamber ensemble
Region 6: Ethan Greene, Lissajous, live electronics, vibraphone
Alternate: Christopher Ozley, Detour, wind ensemble
Region 7: Ryan Fiegl, Open -- Through -- Shut, small chamber ensemble
Alternate: Arash Majd, Strenuus, string quartet and tabla
Region 8: Andrew Ly, TAC by Moonlight, pianist and two percussionists
Alternate: Jonathan Metz, Polarities, solo piano
Also, our most humble thanks to Anne Kilstofte for coordinating this wonderful opportunity and making this run smoothly.
And to all our judges: Janice Misurell-Mitchell; Frank Felice; Craig Weston; Glenn Hackbarth; Sally Reid; Randall Davidson; Carolyn Bremer; and Paul Siskind, a huge thanks for volunteering your time and energy!
Region VII call for scores posted Posted By: email@example.com (David), Wed, 31 Jul 2013 07:06:00 +0000
The call for next spring's Region VIII conference is posted. Submission deadline is September 15.
The newest SCI CD, Nova, will be released June 25, 2013.
Hear excerpts from the CD on YouTube.
SCI/ASCAP Student Competition Winners Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (David), Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:59:00 +0000
Among the many performances scheduled for the 48th SCI National Conference at The Ohio State University are three winners of the SCI/ASCAP Student Competition Commission.
First place in 2010 was awarded to Andres Carrizo whose work Alucinaciones for saxophone quartet which will be performed by the Anubis Quartet on Thursday, Feb. 14th on a concert at 1:30 p.m.
First place 2011 was awarded to Eric Guinivan whose work Fractured Light for wind ensemble will be performed by The Ohio State University Wind Ensemble on Saturday, Feb., 15th on a concert at 8:00 p.m.
Second place in 2011 was awarded to Elliot Cless whose work *ROT* for saxophone quartet will be performed by the Black Swamp Saxophone Quartet on Friday, Feb. 15th on a concert at 8:00 p.m.
Society of Composers National Conference Posted By: email@example.com (David), Thu, 27 Dec 2012 00:27:00 +0000
The Ohio State University School of Music
February 13-16, 2013
Dr. Thomas Wells, Host
2012 SCI Student National Conference Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike McFerron), Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:26:00 +0000
2012 Society of Composers Student National Conference
Capital University Conservatory of Music
October 12-14, 2012
2013 SCI National Conference Reminder Posted By: email@example.com (Mike McFerron), Fri, 20 Apr 2012 03:57:00 +0000
Ten concerts are planned, from works for large ensembles to chamberand electroacoustic works.
A highlight of the Conference will be a recital of winning compositions from the KH Tan Competition for Solo Violin Works.
The conference will also feature performances of the winning compositions from the 2011 ASCAP/SCI Student Commissioning Competition.
Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike McFerron), Sun, 01 Apr 2012 04:29:00 +0000
Update (3/31/12): 2013 SCI National Conference info is here!!
Student National Conference and National Conference Announcment Posted By: email@example.com (Mike McFerron), Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:16:00 +0000
SCI National Conference
The Ohio State University
February 13-16, 2013
More information will be available in a few weeks here
Posted By: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike McFerron), Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:19:00 +0000
New Website! Posted By: email@example.com (Mike McFerron), Mon, 29 Aug 2011 03:32:00 +0000