Iowa Composers Forum

2019 MACRO Composition Competition – December 15

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The Macro Analysis Creative Research Organization (MACRO)

Announces the 21st Annual

 

MACRO Composition Competition (for 2019)

 

PRIZE:  $500

 

 

Entry Guidelines and Submission Procedures:

 

  • Submit one or more original works for CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (3-5 INSTRUMENTS) composed within the past three years. Works must be unpublished and must not have won any award previously.  There are no duration restrictions.  There is no entry fee.

 

  • Submit your materials electronically to wgooch@truman.edu. Each entered composition should

be sent separately.  Each entry must include the following:

 

  • A PDF file of the score, with composer name and other identifying marks removed.
  • An audio file of a performance or MIDI realization of the composition. Only MP3 or WAV files will be accepted, with a maximum size of 15 MB.  Contact the Competition Chair (wgooch@truman.edu) if you have questions.

 

  • A completed entry form, submitted as an e-mail attachment. Only PDF and Word files will be accepted.

 

  • A biographical sketch, submitted as an e-mail attachment. Only PDF and Word files will be accepted.

 

  • A statement, indicating how the principles of macro analysis are involved in the entered composition, submitted as an e-mail attachment. Only PDF and Word files will be accepted.  See the ENTRY FORM for further information.

 

  • Entries with a total attachment size exceeding 15 MB may be sent in more than one e-mail.

 

  • All materials must be received by DECEMBER 15, 2018. Late and/or incomplete entries will not be accepted.

 

Responsibilities of Competition Winner:

 

  • The winner agrees to speak about his/her winning composition at the 2019 MACRO Workshop, to be held in Madison, Wisconsin on June 14-15, 2019. MACRO will reimburse travel expenses, up to a maximum of $500.

 

  • The winner must be a MACRO member or must join MACRO in order to receive the monetary prize and travel funds. There is no membership fee. A valid U.S. Social Security number is also required.  The winner will be notified by January 15, 2019.

 

 

For further information:  contact Dr. Warren Gooch, MACRO Composition Chair, at wgooch@truman.edu.

 

To join MACRO:  contact Dr. Jamie Henke, MACRO Chair, at jhenke@dcs.wisc.edu.

 

For further information about MACRO: visit the MACRO website at http://www.macromusic.org

 

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