Call for Scores

DEADLINE: SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2021, 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME
SUBMISSION FEE: $10

Hear your music performed by our phenomenal musicians
Share it with our packed house

Juventas New Music Ensemble seeks chamber music and art songs for our upcoming program “In Memoriam.” Selected works will be performed September 11, 2021. Depending on public health conditions, our concert will either be in-person at the Multicultural Art Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts; or online with studio-quality audio and feeds from four video cameras. Selected composers will receive a CD quality recording of the live performance, which they will be free to use for networking.

We are seeking works by emerging composers that relate to any of the following themes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic
  • The attacks on September 11, 2001
  • Honoring personal or community loss

ELIGIBILITY
We welcome music from any composer who identifies as emerging.
Juventas is proud to present music by a diverse spectrum of voices and we encourage submissions from all nationalities, races, faiths and gender identities.

INSTRUMENTATION
Any combination of soprano singer, flute, clarinet, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano, percussion

SUBMISSION PROCESS
1. Complete the online application form HERE
2. Upload the PDF score (required) and mp3 recording (optional) HERE
3. Pay the $10 submission fee HERE

Please email info@juventasmusic.org with any questions, or to request a waiver if the $10 fee causes financial hardship.

AGREEMENT

The composer grants Juventas the right to audio and video record the live performance of the work, to use the recording for marketing/PR purposes, including distribution to our season subscribers and posting on social media and our website.

The applicant guarantees that the enclosed manuscript is their original work and sole property, and that the applicant has obtained all licenses necessary to comply with their obligations. If a piece includes text not in public domain, the composer warrants they have secured the permissions to reproduce and perform the text used.

Juventas reserves the right to choose no winner if an entry of sufficient quality is not found.