Call for works ISCM 2017 Vancouver

1 Nov 2016 - 5:00pm

The ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Vancouver, Canada

November 2-8, 2017

Call for Works

You are invited to submit scores/projects for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2017, taking place in Vancouver, Canada from November 2-8, 2017.

"Place as Possibility. ISCM in Vancouver. In the spirit of the ISCM’s embrace of aesthetic diversity, submissions are encouraged in a wide variety of styles, reflecting the plurality of new music today."

The AIC is the Irish section of the International Society for Contemporary Music, and all members of the AIC are entitled to submit works for consideration. We will send a shortlist of six works across the categories, one of which will be chosen for presentation at the annual World Music Days Festival. The shortlist of six works will be selected by a panel of AIC composers and at least one guest juror. 

For full information about categories and pieces on the ISCM 2017 Festival website:

The deadline for submission to the Irish call for works is November 1st, 2016. Please submit the following to [email protected], with the subject line ISCM 2017 submission:

1 The composer’s personal and contact information

2 The score (PDF document preferred), or audio/video documentation if the work does not have a written score.

3 An audio or video recording of the work (if possible).

4 Program notes for the submitted work in English (maximum 100 words).

5 Technical rider which specifies all equipment that is necessary to perform the work.

6 Short biography of the composer in English (maximum 100 words).

7 Proof of nationality of the composer (copy of passport or identity card).

8 High-resolution digital photograph of the composer.

9 Accurate duration of the work.

10 Year of composition.