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2003 SCI Student National Conference

University of Miami
November 20-22, 2003
Fred De Sena, host

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Call for Submissions

General Information

Submission Deadline for Compositions: April 11, 2003 (Receipt Deadline)
Submission Deadline for Papers/Presentations: April 11, 2003 (Receipt Deadline)
Notification to Accepted Composers: May 30, 2003
Notification to Accepted Papers/Presentations: May 30, 2003

Selection Process:
Student members of the host chapter will make initial selections. Their selections will be passed on to a final selection committee which will be comprised of the chapter's faculty advisor, the president, secretary, and two other members selected by the advisor.

The final selection committee may also request input from selected performers. Attendance at the conference is required of all composers whose works will be performed.

The Society of Composers, Inc., National Student Conference will be held Nov. 20-22, 2003, at the University of Miami School of Music in Coral Gables, Florida.

Scores will be accepted from all student members and student chapter members of the Society of Composers, Inc. The resident ensembles for the conference will include the Other Music Ensemble, the Electronic Music Ensemble, faculty and student performers of the University of Miami School of Music

Available Ensembles:

Electroacoustic music including pieces for live electronics, acoustic soloist or ensemble and electronics, or playback alone is welcomed and encouraged.

Acceptable formats for electroacoustic music:
DAT, and CD playback, a Macintosh G4, computer, and various keyboards and synthesizers are available. Every effort will be made to accommodate performance requirements.

Compositions for solo or combinations of the above resources are welcomed. Other instrumentation may be available to accommodate some selected pieces. Each composer may submit one or two pieces. There is no established limit on duration but feasibility of performance will, of course, be a consideration.

Submission Guidelines

Submission for Proposals

The Society of Composers welcomes proposals for papers, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations, and other types of presentations to be given at the 2003 National Student Conference being held November 20-22, 2003, at the University of Miami School of Music, in Coral Gables, Florida.

Papers are limited to twenty minutes. Panels, workshops, and other collaborative sessions could take up to one hour. Proposals may deal with any aspect of composition and new music, including but not limited to, compositional techniques, career development, music technology, music preparation, performance supervision, cultural and stylistic context, and musical aesthetics. Of particular interest are proposals that deal with issues facing student composers.

Proposals for papers must include:

Other proposals should include a one-page description of the event. Suggestions about who will participate in a specific panel or group are welcome and may be included on this page. Otherwise, proposals should adhere to the previous guidelines.

For further information or to submit, contact:
Dr. Fred De Sena
University of Miami School of Music
PO Box 248165
Coral Gables FL 33124-7610
voice: (305) 284-3110
email: fdesena@miami.edu