...dedicated to the promotion of composition, performance, understanding and dissemination of new and contemporary music...

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 West Virginia University
April 7-8, 2017
Hosted by West Virginia University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Mary Washington, George Mason University, and Ohio University.

2017 Region VII Conference
Arizona State University
October 13-14, 2017
Jody Rockmaker, host
Submission deadline: April 1, 2017


2018 Region VIII Conference
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
March 2-3, 2018
Robert Hutchinson, host
Submission deadline: September 15, 2017

2018 Region III Conference
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia
March 24-25, 2018
Christopher Cook, host
Submission deadline: TBA

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


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