2018 – Chamber Music @ AEIVA


Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2018
Deadline for Scores: January 15, 2018
Event Date: February 22, 2018; 5:00 pm reception, 5:30 pm concert
Event Venue: UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)
Instruments: Any combination of percussion, violin, and flute (one person per part, see details below)
Duration: No specific maximum duration, though the concert will be one hour long.

Click here to download a PDF of this call for scores.

BAMA Call For Submissions – Chamber Music @ AEIVA

BAMA is partnering for a third time with the UAB series “Chamber Music @ AEIVA” to present a concert that connects music with the art of David Levinthal, which will be on display in the AEIVA galleries.

Concert date:  February 22, 2018. 5:00pm reception, 5:30pm concert
Submission deadline:  January 15, 2018
Location: Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts lobby
Instruments: Any combination of percussion, violin, and flute (one person per part). For percussion, limit compositions to the following list, and if you would like to include anything extra:

  • Marimba
  • Small tam tam/wind gong
  • 2 tom-toms
  • 1 pair bongos
  • Small, miscellaneous pieces: 1 sus cymbal, triangle, tinkly bells, finger cymbals, etc.

Duration: No specific maximum duration, though the concert will be one hour long.

Requirements: Compositions must relate in some way to the photography of David Levinthal. While the specific works on display have not been finalized, consider the following photos, all at davidlevinthal.com: Barbie, Passion, Mein Kampf, Baseball, Modern Romance.

How to submit: Send a PDF of your score and parts to or hard copy to:
Laura Usiskin
950 13th Street South, HC 231
Birmingham, AL 35294

Recordings are welcome but not required.

Include the following information with submission:

  • Composer
  • Title
  • Duration
  • Date of composition
  • Instrumentation
  • A brief description of why the piece relates to Levinthal’s work

Questions? Contact:

  • Chamber Music @ AEIVA; Laura Usiskin,
  • BAMA members; Mark Lackey,