[CM] Deadline approaching: 2013 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition

Per Bloland per.bloland at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 08:58:03 PDT 2012


This is a friendly reminder that October 15th, the deadline for submissions
to the 2013 ASCAP/SEAMUS Competition, is fast approaching!
Details follow:

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) is
pleased to announce the 2013 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Composer Commissioning

The purpose of this program is to stimulate student participation in SEAMUS
activities, and to encourage young composers to pursue creative endeavors in
electro-acoustic music. The program is administered by SEAMUS and funded by
the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
<http://www.ascap.com <http://www.ascap.com/> >.

The submission deadline is October 15, 2012.

For more information, and the online application, please visit the SEAMUS
web site at http://www.seamusonline.org/


Note that the rules and procedures have changed as of this year. All
submissions are to be made online, through the seamusonline.org
<http://seamusonline.org/>  website. Only one work of electroacoustic music
may be submitted, which must adhere to the following guidelines:

€ Music submissions must be prepared as a single LastnameFirstname.MP3 or
LastnameFirstname.ZIP archive.

€ Audio Files: music submissions should include a representative audio
recording of the work. If a concert work, it must be the complete
composition. Installations may be represented by an excerpted recording not
to exceed 10 minutes in length. Judging of music submissions for
ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Competition will be from audio files in the MP3 format.
Multichannel works will be judged from a stereo mix, also MP3. Please assist
us by submitting in MP3 format.

€ Scores: for submissions involving a score, please submit an anonymized PDF
score for review. Please do not mail in printed scores at this time.

€ Video Submissions: note that for works involving video, only the audio
portion will be considered for judging purposes. You must be the composer of
the music for the video. Please submit an MP3 of the music as specified

€ Only one (1) entry per student.

This same work may be submitted to the SEAMUS 2013 National Conference via
the conference submission page. All finalists in the ASCAP/SEAMUS Student
Commission Competition must attend the SEAMUS 2013 National Conference.


A maximum of two prizes may be awarded.  The decision of the judges will be

First Prize

€ Commission of $1250 for a new work of electro-acoustic music

€ Performance of commissioned work at the 2014 SEAMUS National Conference

€ Recording of the commissioned work in the SEAMUS Compact Disc Series

€ Certificate of recognition

Second Prize

€ Commission of $750 for a new work of electro-acoustic music

€ Performance of commissioned work at the 2014 SEAMUS National Conference

€ Certificate of recognition


Applicants to the 2013 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commissioning Competition must
be student members of SEAMUS and must be either currently enrolled in an
academic program in the United States (high school through doctoral studies)
or a United States citizen studying abroad. All completed submissions will
be verified for student status against current SEAMUS membership records.

Per Bloland

SEAMUS Member-at-Large

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