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Call for Scores: 2020 DOT THE LINE: heart

Dot The Line just announced their Call-For-Scores for the 2020 Festival Dot The Line: heart (心, 마음). CSS member Emily Koh will be one of the composers-in-residence, as well as a bassist in 2020. In addition, CSS member Chua Jon Lin was one of the selected composers from the Call-For-Scores in the 2019 Festival.

Festival Dates and Locations:

28-29 May 2020 (Th-F) *subject to change Ewha Womans University and Ilshin Hall *subject to change

Participant Eligibility:

  • Composers of any nationality and age are encouraged to apply.

Composition Eligibility:

  • All submissions should be no longer than 15 minutes in duration.

  • Works composed after 2014 are eligible.

  • Previously performed compositions are eligible.

  • Works of any style, aesthetic, and notation and electro-acoustics (fixed media and live electronics) will be accepted.

  • No submission fee, but if selected, composers are expected to register and pay the registration fee USD70 by 31 Mar 2020 (Tu)

Composition Submission Guidelines:

  • Submissions will only be accepted online (link below)

  • Submission Deadline: 15 Feb 2020 (Sa)

  • Each composer may submit 1 work.

  • Submissions should include links to a legible score and recording. MIDI is acceptable.

Instrumentation Category with or without electronics: *Use listed percussion instruments ONLY


  • percussion (see link below for list of percussion instruments)

  • saxophone

  • violin

  • cello


  • any duo combination of percussion, saxophone, violin, cello, double bass, piano

Trio or larger ensemble

  • any combination of percussion, saxophone, violin, cello, double bass, piano (any combination)


Robert McCormick (percussion), Doug O’Connor (saxophone), Eunmi Ko (piano), Yu-fang Chen (violin), Yeil Park (cello), Emily Koh (double bass)

Selected composers will be notified individually via email by 15 Mar 2020 (Su).



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