2019 EAMF Call for Submissions

The Washington State University School of Music invites submissions to the third annual WSU ElectroAcousticMiniFest, held October 4-5, 2019 in Pullman, Washington. This year’s featured performer is trombone and euphonium artist Dr. Sarah Miller.

Dr. Miller is an international award-winning artist, appearing regularly as both a soloist and a chamber musician in concerts and festivals around the country. Her low brass chamber ensemble In Motus Quartet recently released their second CD with Emeritus Recordings, and she tours regularly with In Motus and with the Equinox Brass Quintet. Dr. Miller received her DMA in Low Brass Performance from the University of Kansas and MM in Euphonium Performance from University of Arkansas, and has been WSU professor of trombone since 2015.

Up to two submissions per composer are welcome in the following categories:

  • Trombone or euphonium and electronics, to be performed by Dr. Sarah Miller;
  • Live instrumental/vocal performance with electronics;
  • Fixed-media electronics up to 8 channels;
  • Live electronics up to 8 channels;
  • Any of the above incorporating video;
  • Intermedia/interactive installation pieces;
  • Paper or lecture presentations about electronic sound research, analysis, techniques, aesthetics, etc. (limited to 50 minutes including discussion; shorter presentations of c.25 minutes are welcome, and will be combined in one session)

Live performers other than the featured performer must be provided by the composer. Our concert hall is equipped with an 8-channel sound system and video projector. Any required non-standard equipment must be provided by the submitter, including computer requirements beyond fixed-media playback (i.e., live electronics in Max/Supercollider/Ableton/etc).

Submissions are due by May 1, 2019. Accepted works will be announced by email and posted online on or before May 31. Accepted composers must attend the festival for their work to be programmed. Submit up to two works for consideration here (please submit multiple works separately): https://forms.gle/47cTpDXzdNGbiFuw7 

A small entry fee of $5 per submission is used to cover the cost of paying outside adjudicators, and a registration fee of $20 per selected composer to assist with costs for concert and support staff and print materials. For questions, please email scott.blasco@wsu.edu.

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