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SCORE with the Columbus SYMPHONY

 SCORE with the Columbus SYMPHONY
Summary:Orchestral reading opportunity
Deadline: 15 September 2018
Date Posted: 21 June 2018
Details: The Columbus Symphony in collaboration with the Johnstone Fund for New Music presents: SCORE with the Columbus SYMPHONY! This project serves to support and feature local creativity by presenting selected works of Ohio composers during a reading session by the Columbus Symphony conducted by Music Director, Rossen Milanov on January 8 & 9, 2019. Selections will be announced on or by October 15, 2018. Please contact the Call for Scores Coordinator, Michael Rene Torres ( with any questions regarding the submission requirements. Visit to learn more about the Columbus Symphony and to learn more about the Johnstone Fund for New Music.

Call for Scores Entry Guidelines:

• Open to composers who are from Ohio, residents of Ohio, or students in Ohio
• No age restriction
• One submission per composer
• Preexisting works are acceptable
• The following is the maximum instrumentation possible for submissions:
2222--4231--t+2--hp--str (10/8/6/5/4)
• Concertos will not be considered
• Length of submissions should not exceed 15 minutes
• Attendance at the reading sessions are required for selected composers
• Recordings of submitted scores are encouraged (midi realizations are acceptable)
• Submitted scores will not be returned
• The number of pieces/composers selected is at the discretion of the adjudicators
• All decisions by the adjudicators are final
• Incomplete submissions will be disqualified
• Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018
• Entry Fee: $0.00

Call for Scores Submissions Information:

• Step 1 - Mail a printed score (postmarked by September 15, 2018) to:
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Attn: Call for Scores
55 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

• Step 2 - Send an email by September 15, 2018 to the Call for Scores Coordinator, Michael Rene Torres ( with an email subject “CSO Call for Scores” that includes the following submission information:
[1] Full name
[2] Email address
[3] Composition title
[4] Composition instrumentation
[5] Composition duration
[6] A pdf score or a dropbox link to a downloadable score (in addition to the printed/mailed score)
[7] An optional link to a streaming audio file of the composition