NEW MUSIC SYMPOSIUM
with William Bolcom and Thomas Wilkins
May 30 – June 1, 2012
Scores must be postmarked by February 1, 2012, to be considered.
The Omaha Symphony New Music Symposium is designed to provide vital enrichment experiences for young composers. The Symposium will consist of reading sessions by a professional orchestra - a rare opportunity for young composers to test their skills in a real-life laboratory setting - and the opportunity to work directly with master composer William Bolcom, Omaha Symphony Music Director Thomas Wilkins, and teams of musicians from the Omaha Symphony. The event will culminate in a formal public performance. All events for the symposium are scheduled to take place at KANEKO.
CALL FOR SCORES:
Based upon a Call for Scores for original works for chamber orchestra, four composers will be selected to participate. Scores must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2012 to be considered. Winners will be notified by April 15, 2012.
Each of the four winners will be awarded a $500 cash prize and the opportunity to participate in the Symposium, which includes a public performance.
Composers must currently be enorlled as a full-time student in a college or university degree program AND must have been born after January 1, 1977, to enter the competition. Applicants must be residents of the United States.
Contact Omaha Symphony Vice President of Education T. Adam Goos at email@example.com or 402.342.3836 x107.
For more detailed information and how to apply, please download the New Music Symposium Packet.
The New Music Symposium is sponsored by the Omaha Symphony Guild.