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SCN: TwentyTen


SCN:TwentyTen is now open for submissions!

For more information and to submit, visit:

CHAT Digital Arts Festival


In February 2010, the Institute of Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a campus-wide festival entitled, “CHAT” (Collaborations: Humanities, Arts & Technology), that seeks to feature new works in the arts that incorporate digital technology. As part of the festival, the Composition Area in the Department of Music at UNC announces a CALL FOR TWO-CHANNEL ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AUDIO COMPOSITIONS (e.g., electronic or computer music—without video or visuals) for composers who wish to have a piece performed during the festival. Pieces that are selected will be performed on February 18, 2010 at the “Open Art Exhibit” in Gerrard Hall. Musical submissions will be reviewed and selected by the UNC composition faculty, Dr. Allen Anderson and Dr. Stephen Anderson.

Submission Specifications and Guidelines:

• Please submit two-channel (stereo) audio works only (e.g., left and right panning only—not 5.1 or 8 channel surround sound, or video works).

• The pieces may be of any length between 1-30 minutes.

• Pieces must be submitted on CD (please do not send tapes or any other kind of media format). Include a brief composer biography and a short description of the piece with the completion date of the work.

• Works composed within the past 5 years are preferred.

• Composers of any age or nationality may submit materials.

• There is no financial compensation for the submitted works or performances.

• Submission materials will only be returned if the submitted material also includes a self addressed and pre-postage paid envelope.

• SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 10, 2009.

CHAT Digital Arts Festival information page: http://iah.unc.edu/chat/festival/festival
UNC Music Composition Area page:

Please send all submissions to:

Dr. Stephen R. Anderson
UNC Composition Area
Department of Music, CB #3320
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3320

2009 Electroacoustic Juke Joint Call for Scores

The Delta Music Institute at Delta State University is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 3rd Annual Electroacoustic Juke Joint, a three-day festival of electronic music and art, to be held November 12-14, 2009 at the Bologna Performing Arts Center.

Music Submissions
Any composer regardless of age or nationality may submit up to two works for tape alone or instrument(s) and tape or electronics up to 8.1 channels, and video for consideration. Applicants are encouraged to bring their own performers when possible but individual percussion, piano, wind and brass performers are available.
Deadline: Scores must arrive by September 1, 2009. We will respond by September 12.
Entry Fee: None
Registration Fee: None
Attendance: Required
Submission: Submitted works must be on CD or DVD. Include a cover letter with the following information:
1) Contact information.
2) If performers are required, please indicate whether or not you will be able to provide players.
3) a statement confirming your attendance at the festival.
4) Short bio.
5) Score if applicable.
Submitted works can only be returned if an SASE in enclosed, or else they will be archived for future considerations.

Paper Submissions
Technical and research papers, lecture demonstrations, and workshop submissions that deal with music/multimedia and new technology are encouraged. Paper sessions are 20 minutes, including Q & A, each. Presenters may submit a maximum of two proposals.
Deadline: Papers must arrive by September 1, 2009. We will respond by September 12.
Entry Fee: None
Registration Fee: None
Attendance: Required
Submission: Submitted proposals should be a two page abstract with bibliography. Include a cover letter with the following information: 1) Contact information 2) Statement confirming your attendance 3) Short bio.
Submitted proposals can only be returned if an SASE in enclosed.

Send All Submissions to:
Mark Snyder
Delta State University
DSU Box 3114
1003 W. Sunflower Rd.
Cleveland, MS 38733

For More Information:

Delta State University is a regional university with approximately 4,400 students. It is located in Cleveland, MS, and serves as an educational and cultural center of the Mississippi Delta. The Delta Music Institute, housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, is an independent center of recording arts and music industry studies offering a concentration of courses related to the B.A. in Music degree and the B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies degree.

Channel Noise

Channel Noise: Electronic Music
October 1, 2009 @ 7:30PM - Carol A. Carter Hall, Georgia Southern University

Submission Deadline:
September 1, 2009 (postmarked).

Georgia Southern University invites submissions of fixed media works. Works may be audio or audio-visual. Stereo and other multichannel audio or audio-visual works (up to 8 channels + subwoofer) are invited for consideration. Submitted works should be less than 12 minutes in duration. Composer attendance is not required.


For audio works please include mono files for each channel on data CD ... for stereo works a stereo audio file will suffice. Program notes and a brief biography should also be included on the data CD. Label the data CD with the Title and Composer(s). Include on the data CD any additional information that might be necessary (channel configuration, sample rate, additional requirements).

For audio + video works it is preferred that the video DVDs have no menu. Label the DVD with the Title and Composer(s) / Artist. Please send a data CD with program notes, a brief biography, and any additional information that might be necessary.

Send submissions to:

Channel Noise Concert
c/o John Thompson, Director of Music Technology
Department of Music, Box 8052
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA 30461

contact: jthompson@georgiasouthern.edu

John Thompson
Assistant Professor
Music Technology
Georgia Southern University

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