Spring 2018 BAMA Players Concert

Deadline for Submissions: January 16, 2018
Deadline for Scores: January 16, 2018
Event Date: Tentatively, May 13, 2018
Event Venue: Tentatively, Samford University’s Brock Recital Hall
Instruments: any combination of 1 flute, 1 Bb clarinet, string quartet, 1 piano; works that require additional performer(s) will also be considered, and BAMA can assist in finding performers, if needed
Duration: Preference will be given to works of 10 minutes or less

NOTE: Submissions that were not selected for Birmingham New Music Festival 2017 will be considered for programming on this concert IF RESUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO THIS CALL.

NOTE: A complete score must be submitted no later than the deadline of January 16, 2018, along with materials described below

Requirements: Alliance members in good standing are invited to submit one piece for the following instruments in any combination:

  • 1 flute
  • 1 Bb clarinet
  • string quartet
  • 1 piano
  • Please note: Works that require additional performer(s) (i.e. voice, horn, etc.) will also be considered, and BAMA can assist in finding performers, if needed

Composers are limited to two submissions for this call.

How to submit:

Please email and include a link (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) to the following files:

  1. A PDF score (PDF scores can also be sent as an attachment)
  2. An audio recording (MIDI realizations are acceptable)
  3. A PDF document listing the name of the composer, title of the piece, instrumentation, duration, short biographical statement, and program notes.

Selected composers will be notified in early February.

If the information above is not provided when submitted, upon notification of a work’s acceptance for performance, the composer must supply all pertinent performance materials including a full score and individual parts, a concise one-paragraph bio of the composer, and a concise one-paragraph program note about the work.

Failure to supply these materials in a timely manner will result in the composition not being presented during the concert.