Application Deadline:
January 15, 2017 January 31, 2017 (deadline extended) • Composers
March 1, 2017 • Performers, Conductors

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Information for Ensembles: each member should submit an application individually, including repertoire performed as a soloist. Include the group bio in a separate email. You will be contacted regarding submission of performance recordings and the application fee.

Application Fee and Additional Materials

Please remember to submit the following additional materials to complete your application (see below). Applications must be submitted in full by January 31 for composers, March 1 for performers and conductors to receive consideration, including the payment of the application fee, which may be made by using the Payments Page.

         • live, unedited recordings of TWO solo contrasting works; any style/period.
            submit recordings or links via email [mp3, SoundCloud, YouTube, Vimeo, etc).

         • Video of two conducted performances; pieces should be of contrasting styles
            one must feature a modern-to-contemporary work.
            links to video via YouTube, Vimeo, etc. are preferred.

         • ONE work of any instrumentation/length, for evaluation only.
            email score (pdf) and midi or mp3 recording of the piece.

      Email/Post to:
         • newmusic(at)
         • Prof. Nathanael May
            Missouri Western State University
            4525 Downs Drive, 114 Potter Hall
            Saint Joseph, MO 64507   (USA)

If you experience problems submitting mp3 files to the festival email address, we suggest using a free file-sharing service, such as