Calls for current “Submitting” BAMA members only

NOTE: You must be a current BAMA “Submitting Member” for the 2018-2019 season to submit scores for any of the calls below (renewal emails sent 11/20/2018).  If you are not sure if your membership is current, please contact VP of Membership, Geni Skendo (geni_flute@yahoo.com).  Visit artmusic.org/join if you want to pay online now.

By submitting scores for programming consideration, you also agree to participate in the development, planning, and presentation of any concert on which your compositions are selected for programming.


– Current Open Calls –


BAMA Players – Spring 2019

Overview: The BAMA Players, along with a guest oboist, will present their spring concert.

Concert date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Submission deadline: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Concert location: TBD

Instrumentation: Any combination of flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano

Duration: No maximum duration, though the concert will last approximately one hour

How to Subit: Send a PDF of your score plus any parts to Laura Usiskin (see below). Recordings are welcome but not required. Please include the following information with your submission:

  • Composer
  • Title
  • Duration
  • Date of composition
  • Instrumentation

Contact:

  • For questions about the musicians and programming, contact Laura Usiskin: 
  • For all other questions, contact Monroe Golden:

Click here to download this call as a PDF.


UAB Chamber Trio

Overview: BAMA will present a concert featuring the UAB Chamber Trio at UAB’s Hulsey Recital Hall. There will be two guest performers, but they are not included in the instrumentation for this call. You must be a current, submitting BAMA member for the 2018-2019 season to submit to this call.

Event Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 4:00pm
Submission deadline: Sunday, March 3, 2019 (completed scores required with submissions)
Event Venue: Hulsey Recital Hall at UAB
Instrumentation: Trios for one clarinet (Bb clarinet and bass clarinet will be available), one trumpet (Bb trumpet, piccolo trumpet, and flugelhorn will be available), one piano. No duets or solos. No electronics. Preference for traditional notation without extended techniques.
Duration: No specific maximum duration, though the concert will last one hour

How to Submit: Send a PDF of your score plus any parts to or hard copy to Chris Steele, 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

Contact:

  • BAMA President: Chris Steele,