The Antigone Music Collective is happy to announce the second annual Call for Scores!

Applicants may be of any age or nationality. One winner will be selected on or before August 1st, 2024. The winning work will be performed during the 2025 concert series of the Antigone Music Collective (location to be determined, most likely in Ohio), and the winner will receive a $500 honorarium prize. Additional performances of the winning work will be discussed and mutually agreed upon by the composer of the winning submission and the Antigone Music Collective.

Submission requirements are listed below.

  1. Submissions for the 2024 Antigone Music Collective Call for Scores MUST be submitted on or before 11:59pm ET on June 30th, 2024. Specific submission instructions can be found later in this document.
  2. This year, submissions for the AMC Call for scores must be written for a string duo: violin and cello.
  3. The duration of the work must be a minimum of 8 minutes, and cannot exceed 15 minutes.

To submit your composition for the 2024 Call for Scores, please email the following information to antigonequartet@gmail.com by 11:59pm on June 30th, 2024.

In the subject line, please write <Last, First> 2024 CFS Submission

In the body of the email, please include the following:

  1. Name and preferred pronouns
  2. Location where you currently reside
  3. Your age
  4. Title of your piece
  5. Any program notes
  6. Recording of your piece (if applicable)
  7. If applicable, when and where the piece has been previously recorded/ performed
  8. A PDF of your score.

*Along with the submission,  a $25 donation to the Antigone Music Collective is suggested. This is not required and will not impact the applicants’ standing in any way. This donation will give AMC the resources to take the necessary time to study and review applications. Donations can be made here through our website: https://www.antigonestringquartet.com/checkout/donate?donatePageId=64c6a8e896f4b15da960364b