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2018 McMURRY NEW MUSIC PROJECT

FEBRUARY 5, 2018

7:30 PM


2018 Categories


Unaccompanied Trumpet

Maximum length of 10 minutes

  • May be continuous or multi-movement
  • May use any combination of B-flat Trumpet, C Trumpet, and Flugelhorn
  • May use any combination of mutes
  • Please stay within standard range of chosen instruments (F#3 to C6)

Mallet Keyboard Solo

Maximum length of 10 minutes

  • May be continuous or multi-movement
  • May be written for 2, 3, or 4-Mallet Technique
  • May be written for Xylophone, 5.0 Octave Marimba, or Vibraphone
  • No additional instruments may be used

Multiple Percussion Solo

Maximum length of 10 minutes

  • May be continuous or multi-movement
  • May be written for conventional concert percussion instruments
  • May be written for non-traditional percussion instruments such as pipes, flower pots, etc.
  • Tape or Audio accompaniment may be used, but the requirement of manipulating live media is not allowed

Trumpet/Percussion Duo

Maximum length of 10 minutes

  • 1 Trumpet Player/1 Percussion Player
  • May be continuous or multi-movement
  • May use any combination of B-flat Trumpet, C Trumpet, and Flugelhorn
  • May use any combination of mutes
  • Please stay within standard range of chosen instruments (F#3 to C6)
  • May be written for conventional concert percussion instruments, with the exclusion of timpani or chimes
  • May be written for non-traditional percussion instruments such as pipes, flower pots, etc.

2018 McMurry New Music Project Information

Deadline

All materials must be received via email by 12:00 AM on December 1, 2017. Entries are to include the following:

  • Full Score (PDF format)
  • Individual Parts (PDF format)
  • Sound File (MIDI preferred)
  • Composer Bio
  • Description of Composition

Please submit all materials to newmusic@mcm.edu. Confirmation of materials received will be sent within 72 hours of composer submission. Only complete submissions will be evaluated.

Description

The Music Department at McMurry University is dedicated to being on the forefront of musical innovation and supporting the development of new repertoire by established and emerging composers. The McMurry New Music Project seeks to engage the worldwide musical community in premiering new works and promoting projects to be added to the active repertoire. The McMurry New Music Project will actively promote the winning composers via the competition website and will include a link to the composer’s personal website. Utilization of social media resources will include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube with details about the winning submissions and professional quality recordings of winning works. 

Contact

Please direct all communications to newmusic@mcm.edu. Correspondence will be made in a timely manner.