Wednesday, August 20, 2003

***************************************************** ***************************************************** Thirteenth Annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival April 1-3, 2004 University of Florida Gainesville - Florida - United States of America Composer-in-Residence, Alvin Lucier James Paul Sain and Paul Koonce, Co-hosts ***************************************************** After a dozen years of service, the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival enters its 13th year of bringing together an international rostrum of today's electroacoustic composers to present their cutting-edge music. Past composers-in-residence have included world renowned composers Hubert S. Howe, Jr., Cort Lippe, Gary Nelson, Jon Appleton, Joel Chadabe, Larry Austin, Barry Truax, Richard Boulanger, Paul Lansky, and James Dashow. Call for Works A call for electroacoustic art music works that fit into one of the following categories: works for recorded media alone - two and four channel works for performance on up to 14 speakers - octophonic/eight channel works (see media formats supported) works for recorded media and instrument(s) - special interest in works for flute, clarinet, saxophone, horn, trombone, contra-bass, piano, and percussion works utilizing interactive applications/interfaces including electroacoustic improvisation, alternative controllers, and new approaches to sound with other media in performance. Supported resources include: - Cycling 74's Max/Msp - SuperCollider - Kyma 5.13 w/ Capybara 320 - Tactex's MTC Express - Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano - Proposals for other technologies will be considered media formats supported: CD, 16 and 24 bit RDAT, Tascam DA-88/38, Alesis ADAT 1/4" 1/2-track, and 1/4" 4-track tape Deadline for the receipt of submitted work(s): September 30, 2003 Works using live performance must be accompanied by a tape of a performance or high quality realization. All submissions must include performance materials in one of the media listed above, performance parts and/or a score, a brief biography (75-100 words), program notes (100 words or less), and contact information. Biographies or notes in excess of the maximum will be truncated. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please indicate whether the composer can provide the performer(s). Contact information must include a phone number, address, and if available, an email address, web site, and fax number. A self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) is required for the return of all materials (or international postal response return coupons). Materials not accompanied by a SASE will become property of the Florida Electroacoustic Music Studio. Composers may submit no more than two compositions for performance consideration on the 13th Annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival. Composers selected for performance are required to attend the festival; this is to provide the festival with a sense of community. The festival is unable to provide travel grants or honoraria. Should a composer be unable to attend the festival their work will not be presented. ************** Call for Papers/Presentations A call for papers, studio reports, and lecture/demonstrations dealing with the technology, musicology, and/or aesthetics of electroacoustic music. Submissions from all current areas of research are encouraged. Possible topics include: acoustic ecology, interactive composition/synthesis, algorithmic composition, new musical interfaces, and new synthesis/processing techniques. Authors selected will be given 30 minutes to present their paper (20 minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions and answers). Deadline for receipt of submitted materials: September 30, 2003 Three copies of the completed paper, studio report, or lecture/demonstration abstract must be accompanied by a brief biography of 75-100 words and a contact sheet (abstract and biography should be promptly available on data CD or via electronic transmission upon selection). Biographies in excess of the maximum will be truncated. Contact information sheet must include a phone number, address, and, if available, email address, web site, and fax number. All submitted papers will become part of the Florida Electroacoustic Music Studio Library. SEND SUBMISSION OR INQUIRES TO: Dr. James Paul Sain, FEMS Director University of Florida School of Music P.O. Box 117900/130 Music Bldg. Gainesville, FL 32611-7900 (352) 392-0223 ext. 240/voice (352) 392-0461/fax ************** More information on the electroacoustic music program at the University of Florida and the Florida Electroacoustic Music Studio can be found at: The University of Florida is located in the North Central Florida city of Gainesville. Gainesville is served by Delta Airlines (via American Southeast Airlines) and USAir Express. The city is approximately a two and a half hour drive by car from Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Orlando, and Tampa, Florida. Airport shuttle service can be provided by the festival hotel for transportation from/to the Gainesville Regional Airport (but not to other area airports). Anticipated notification of selection for those with email access will be made the week of November 15, 2003. Please add an appropriate delay for postal notification. ************** Current information on this FEMF13 call can be found at: Complete FEMF13 program will be available at: