SECOND CALL FOR SCORES
For a Southeastern Composers Competition and Forum, June 24, 2000.
DEADLINE: March 27, 2000 (postmark)
JUDGES: Adolphus Hailstork (Norfolk State University), Judith Shatin
(University of Virginia)
Judges decision will be made by May 5, 2000.
Composers are invited to submit no more than two works, 15 minutes long
or less, for any combination of the following instruments or voice, not to
exceed 16 musicians: String quintet, brass quintet, flute, oboe, clarinet,
2 pianos, 8 voices (SSAATTBB)
Electroacoustic works will also be considered, as long as the composer is
prepared to provide the performers and playback equipment required, should
the score be accepted for performance.
This competition is open to composers from the following Southeastern
States: Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Georgia, Florida and Washington, D.C. Submissions must be written legibly
in ink or computer processed and free from any marks that would identify
the composer to the judges; three paper copies must be submitted - one for
each judge, and one for the Diehn Composers Room. Identity of the winning
composer will not be revealed, even to the judges, until the day of the
Compositions must not have been previously published, or awarded or
selected for previous prize.
Compositions must be accompanied by a separate envelope containing the
composer's biography and program notes to be used for a printed program
if the composition wins.
Winning compositions will be performed and recorded at Chandler Recital
Hall, Diehn Fine & Performing Arts Building, Old Dominion University,
Norfolk , VA, June 24, 2000, with possible publication by ODU Libraries.
Winners will be announced the day of performance. Judges decisions are
Send all submissions to: Southeastern Composers Symposium, attn: Karen
Meizner, Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Fine & Performing Art, Rm. 189, Old
Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0186 e-mail: [log in to unmask],
phone: (757) 683-4175; fax: (757) 683-4175, begin transmission when
For more information about the Diehn Composers Room, visit our website
Thank you for your attention!
Elizabeth M. Hogue
Humanities Reference Librarian/Music Bibliographer
Perry Library at Old Dominion University