Call for Works: ISCM World New Music Days 2018

12 Dec 2017 - 9:00pm

ISCM World New Music Days 2018, Beijing

2018 Beijing Modern Music Festival

May 19-26, 2018

Call for Works

You are invited to submit scores/projects for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2018, taking place in Beijing in May 2018.

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 New Music Days Festival by the Festival presenters. The shortlist of six works will be selected by a panel of AIC composers and two guest jurors.

For full information about categories and pieces on the ISCM 2018 Festival website:

The deadline for submission to the Irish call for works is December 12th, 2017. Please submit the following to [email protected], with the subject line "ISCM 2018 Submission" by this date with the below information:

  1. PDF Score, or in the case of compositions without a written score-- audio/video


  2. Wherever possible, an audio or video recording of the work.

  3. A short biography of the composer in English (max 150 words).

  4. Program notes of the submitted work in English (max 150 words).

  5. Technical rider with the specification of all equipment that is necessary to perform

    the work.

  6. Proof of nationality of the composer (copy of passport).

  7. Digital photograph of the composer in high resolution.

  8. Website of the composer or the publisher if available. 

Looking forward to receiving your submissions!