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11 Aug 2021

CAMPGround22 Call for Works

Deadline: 31 Oct 2021 (Su) 11:59PM (EST)

The Contemporary Art Music Project (CAMP) will host its inaugural CAMPGround festival from 24–26 March in the vibrant downtown areas of Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida. CAMP welcomes compositions in any style, performance, and aesthetic. Selected works will be performed by CAMP performing artists and ensembles. The featured performers include Arda Cabaoglu, Melody Chua, Zachary Hale, Jamie Jordan, Eunmi Ko, Robert McCormick and the McCormick Percussion Group, Doug O’Connor, Carol Tsai, Sini Virtanen, and Katherine Weintraub.

Participant Eligibility

  • This call is open to all composers regardless of age, gender, or nationality. Those belonging to disadvantaged or underrepresented ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply.
  • There is a $10USD non-refundable entry fee for each submitted work. Please remit your payment of $10USD per submitted work to info@contemporaryartmusicproject.org via PayPal upon completing your application.
  • Selected participants are required to attend the festival. The Contemporary Art Music Project is not responsible for providing or reimbursing any travel or lodging expenses for selected participants. Official letters of invitation will be provided upon request to help secure funding from grants or institutions that a participant may be affiliated with.
  • If selected, a registration fee of $75USD will be due by 31 Dec 2021 (Fr) to secure participation in the festival.
  • Selected composers must be in attendance for the entire festival.

Composition Eligibility

  • Submitted works must have been composed no earlier than 2014.
  • Compositions must be between 5 and 20 minutes in duration.
  • There is no restriction placed on the number of prior performances compositions may have had.
  • There are no restrictions placed on the style, aesthetic, or notational convention of any piece.
  • Composers may use their own performers provided they indicate as such on the submission form.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions will only be accepted online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.
  • Each composer may submit up to two (2) works, each in a unique category.
  • Submissions should include links to a legible score (if applicable) and recording. MIDI recordings are acceptable if no live recordings exist, but are not desired.
  • Scores and recordings must be uploaded to an online file sharing service (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) or streaming platform (Soundcloud, YouTube, vimeo, etc.) and remain accessible until November 30, 2021. The use of file transfer services like WeTransfer is prohibited.
  • Submissions must include a brief biography of the composer. (150 word maximum)
  • Program notes are highly encouraged but are not required. (300 word maximum)
  • Submissions including electronics must include a complete technical rider included in the score, or as a separate attachment if no score is available (e.g., for a fixed media acousmatic piece).
  • All submissions are due by 11:59PM EST (UTC-5), 31 Oct 2021 (Su).