Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Loadbang Announces 2016 Commission Competition

loadbang is pleased to announce their fifth annual call for scores.


Composers must submit:



  • a work of chamber music written 2012 or later, for 2-7 players and/or singers, with or without electronics. It is recommended that the submitted work feature bass clarinet, trombone, trumpet, and/or male voice. Inclusion of a recording is required (MIDI realizations are NOT accepted).
  • CV

Rules and Regulations:

Eligible composers include any citizen OR current resident of the United States.

There is NO FEE for participating in this competition

The deadline for this submission is April 15th, 2016 (received by date, NOT postmark).

The winning composer will receive a prize of $433 and will be commissioned to write a new piece to be performed in New York City by loadbang in Spring 2016.

Questions, correspondence, and submissions should be made electronically to: loadbang@loadbangmusic.com