Call for music

CMMR 2017 welcomes the submission of music pieces that will be presented in concerts included in the conference programme. Works must feature a strong connection with current music technology of any kind. The submission of works with interactive elements is strongly encouraged.

Original contributions are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Performances related to the conference theme: Music Technology with Swing
  • Music for Jazz Orchestra and electroacoustic means
  • Music for String Quartet and electroacoustic means
  • Music for Soprano Saxophone and electroacoustic means
  • Music for other instruments and electroacoustic means
  • Live or recorded electronic music for up to 8 channels
  • Augmented instruments and new controllers / interfaces
  • Acoustic instrumental music composed by algorithmic tools
  • Jazz and improvised music – improvisation software
  • Animated notation
  • Interactive pieces

Submissions of any musical style or genre are warmly welcomed. The conference will provide:

  • Jazz Orchestra (formation available here)
  • String Quartet
  • Solo Soprano Saxophone
  • Saxophone Quartet with Piano, Electric Bass and Drums/Percussion
  • 8 channel loudspeaker setup
  • Various electroacoustic equipment (available on request)
  • Video Projector
  • Grand Piano

Pieces with other instrumentations will be considered, provided the composers can bring their own performers and necessary equipment. Submissions of pieces with 15 minutes or less are preferred, however music of any length will be considered. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer any financial support or compensation for selected authors or accompanying performers.

Musical proceedings
In order to make the musical selection of the conference available as musical proceedings, we will record every concert of CMMR 2017 using 360º audiovisual recording equipment. By submitting a piece to CMMR 2017, the composer gives permission for the recording of his or her selected piece(s) and their distribution using the CMMR 2017 youtube channel.

Submission deadlines

Music submission deadline 23rd April 2017
Notification of acceptance13th June 2017
Providing detailed performance materials2nd July 2017
Registration deadline9th July 2017