Accepted compositions will be rehearsed in an open forum giving composers the opportunity to work with their performers and experience other rehearsals as well. Concert venues will include the Ruston Artisans, Louisiana Tech Biomedical Engineering Rotunda, Black Bayou Wildlife Refuge, and the Biedenharn Recital Hall.
Up to three works may be submitted at $20 for the first and $5 for each additional work. Composers must be present at the festival in person or virtually (if selected for one of the four virtual spots available) to have their piece performed. More details, including submission instructions, are available at https://www.newmusiconthebayou.com/ or by emailing email@example.com.
COMPETITION: The Black Bayou Composition Award will be awarded to the composition that best reflects the connection between music and the natural world. The winner will receive a $500 commission to write the ambient music for the 2024 NMB Black Bayou Refuge event. Other finalists will receive $100 each. More details can be found at newmusiconthebayou.com.
Deadline 19 February 2023