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Upcoming Conferences

The Society of Composers, Inc., hosts several regional conferences and a national conference each year. Members are invited to submit compositions, paper presentations, sound installations, or panel discussions for any conference, regardless of its location or region, dependent on the performance or other limitations as set forth in the individual calls for scores.

Composers are usually required to attend conferences at which their compositions are performed. See the conference schedule below for upcoming regional and national events. Members are encouraged to be in touch with the respective conference hosts or the national office if they have any questions.


2017 SCI Snapshot Conference at Butler University
Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
October 7, 2017
Submission deadline: September 1, 2017

2017 Region VII Conference
Arizona State University
October 13-14, 2017
Jody Rockmaker, host
Submissions closed


2018 SCI National Conference
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
March 1-3, 2018
Robert Hutchinson, host
Submission deadline: extended to September 29, 2017

2018 Region III Conference
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia
March 24-25, 2018
Maxwell Tfirn, host
Submission deadline: August 31, 2017

2018 Region VI Conference
Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
April 5-7, 2018
Craig Weston, host
Submission deadline: October 13, 2017


2019 Region VI Conference
Texas A&M University—Commerce, Commerce, Texas
Dates TBA, 2019
David Davies, host
Submission deadline: TBA


2020 Region VI Conferencee
San Antonio, Texas
Dates TBA, 2029
Ken Metz, host
Submission deadline: TBA