September 9-11, 2022
Bezanson Recital Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Five College New Music Festival Call for Scores

Deadline: June 1, 2022

The Five College New Music Festival invites submissions by composers under the age of 35 of instrumental chamber works. The winning work will receive a cash prize of $1500 and will be played by performance faculty of the Five Colleges during the Festival, September 9-11, 2022 at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. The winning composer is expected to attend. Instrumentation may include up to five instruments chosen from: flute, clarinet, saxophone, horn, and bassoon. (Doublings such as piccolo or bass clarinet will be considered.) Submissions should be sent as pdf/mp3 attachments or immediately accessible links to Prof. Eric Sawyer at with the subject heading Composition Submissions. Applications should include a score, recording (optional), and the name, address, phone, email, date of birth, and short biography of the composer. The deadline for receipt is June 1, 2022.

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