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2010 SCI Region VIII Conference

March 5-6, 2010, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington

Call for Scores and Papers

SCI Region VIII Conference, March 5-6, 2010, held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, hosted by Robert Hutchinson (rghutchinson@ups.edu). The conference guest composer is Carter Pann of Boulder, Colorado.

SCI composers in good standing may submit up to two works for any of the following:

Preference will be given to scores submitted by members of SCI Region VIII. Submitted works may be of any duration, but higher preference will be given to works under 12 minutes. Selections will be made by ensemble directors and performers. Composers able to provide their own performers are encouraged to submit as well. All selected participants are expected to attend the conference.

Proposals for papers, panels, demonstrations, and workshops are welcome. Please submit a 200- to 250-word abstract outlining the presentation, and indicating its nature and time required for presenting. Please send scores (not larger than 11"x17"), CDs of submitted works with durations clearly indicated, contact information with specifics regarding the availability of one's own performers, cover letter, plus SASE for score return as desired, to:

Robert Hutchinson
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner St #1076
Tacoma, WA 98416-1076

Selected composers must provide all required performance materials. The University of Puget Sound and/or SCI will not pay rental costs or other fees relating to performance materials.

Submission Deadline: September 10, 2009 (postmark deadline)

Submission should include: Cover letter, score(s), CD(s), contact information sheet, SASE

Composers notified by: November 20, 2009

Conference held: March 5-6, 2010, at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA

Registration fee: $50, $25 for student members