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2005 Region VI Conference

Department of Music
University of Texas at San Antonio
6900 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78249-0645
(210) 458-5321
Email dheuser@utsa.edu

AURA, the New Music Ensemble of the University of Houston will be the guest ensemble for the conference.

Call for Submissions

General Information

Submission Deadline for Compositions: September 1, 2004 except those intended for the Aura New Music Ensemble, which must be received by August 20, 2004 (Receipt Deadline)
Submission Deadline for Papers/Presentations: September 1, 2004 (Receipt Deadline)

Notification to Accepted Composers: November 1, 2004
Notification to Accepted Papers/Presentations: November 1, 2004

Selection Process: The scores will be selected by the ensemble directors and performers, with input from the conference host. Scores for AURA will be selected by the director of that ensemble, Rob Smith, with input from the conference host. Work may be a maximum of 15 minutes.

SCI composers may submit scores for the following instruments:

Composers are invited to submit scores for all orchestral instruments, piano, organ, guitar, and/or voice (soprano, tenor, or baritone) in any combination for performance by UTSA faculty or students.

Available Ensembles:

AURA, the New Music Ensemble of the University of Houston will be the guest ensemble for the conference. Pieces for AURA can be for any combination of flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, violin (2 players), viola, cello, double bass, piano (2 players), saxophone (soprano or alto - 2 players), and percussion. Works intended for the Aura New Music Ensemble may also be considered by UTSA performers.

Acceptable formats for electroacoustic music:

CD, DAT, ADAT, and DVD. Email conference host for additional information.

Composers are welcome to submit electro-acoustic music and pieces for soloist and electronics. Additionally, composers may bring their own performers.

Region VI will also hold a paper/demonstration session. SCI Members that wish to present a topic related to the various aspects and processes of musical composition, or instrumentation may submit a paper for consideration.

Submission Guidelines

Send submissions to:

Department of Music
University of Texas at San Antonio
6900 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78249-0645
(210) 458-5321
Email dheuser@utsa.edu

Additional Conference Information

Selected participants will be required to submit a registration fees: $35

for more information visit the Conference Website at http://music.utsa.edu/electron/sci.htm