Wednesday, September 26, 2012

NCP x SS: Call for Scores for Symphony Space's Music of Now

The Nouveau Classical Project (NCP) is holding their first call for scores! The ensemble will perform selected scores at Symphony Space's "The Music of Now Marathon" on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013.

Up to 3 composers will be chosen by NCP and Symphony Space's Artistic Director Laura Kaminsky. Composers may apply via our online application:


  • Eligibility: Composers who are in the emerging stage of their career may apply. Selected composers must be available to attend the Music of Now concert at Symphony Space on Feb 2, 2013.
  • Score requirements: Pieces of a 4-8 minute duration. Instrumentation for any combination of at least 3 of the following instruments: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, soprano (1 on each part). One additional instrument that is not mentioned here is allowed (e.g. drum set, viola, sax, etc.). The score must be submitted as a PDF.
  • Honorarium/Performance: Selected composer(s) will receive a $100 honorarium from Symphony Space, a performance of their piece at the Music of Now concert (part of the Composers Now Festival) by NCP on Feb 2, 2013, and a featured interview with WQXR's Terrance McKnight at the event.
  • Deadline: November 13, 2012 at 11:59 pm (GMT -5)
  • How to apply:

    -Fill out this form, where you can also upload the PDF of your score: A recording of a past performance of the work is recommended but not required.

Selected composers will be announced by December 3, 2012. Questions may be addressed to