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06 Dec 2019

Composer Applications Open – Charlotte New Music Festival

The Composers Society of Singapore (CSS) has received news from Charlotte New Music Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

There are two workshops which you may be interested in: Composers Workshop and Max Computer Music Workshop.

Priority Deadline for both workshops: 20 Jan 2020
Both Workshop Dates: 15-27 Jun 2020

The Composers Workshop is a unique two-week event that allows a select group of emerging and student composers to work closely with some of the top performers and distinguished guest composers in the creation of new works for performances at the Charlotte new Music Festival. Participants will hone their craft, build their professional networks, listen to a lot of exciting new music, receive valuable and pragmatic career advice from musicians & composers with a wide range of experiences, and much more.

The Composers Workshop is free to apply. Applications are reviewed as they are received and acceptances are on a rolling basis. Once accepted, there are workshop fees to pay. Click the link below for details.


The Max Computer Music Workshop (led by Christopher Dobrian and Charles Nichols) is an intermediate to advanced one- to two-week immersive workshop, focused on programming and composing computer music in the Max visual programming environment. Participants will learn techniques for programming interactive computer music, culminating in a public recorded performance of works created during the workshop, performed by guest musicians.

For this workshop, selection is competitive, limited to 15 participants. There are workshop fees to pay. Click the link below for details. Apply now at the link below!