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Commissioning Opportunity for New Saxophone Work

 Commissioning Opportunity for New Saxophone Work
Summary:Saxophone Call
Deadline: 16 August 2019
Date Posted: 31 July 2019
Details: My name is Becky Swanson, and I am a saxophonist who is interested in the creation and curation of new music! I am looking to commission a composer to write a brand new piece that includes the saxophone as part of an upcoming project entitled “Bright Voices.” The project will culminate in a recital in the spring of 2020 that is comprised entirely of new saxophone music.

This commission will be funded by a grant from Lawrence University in the amount of $700, and the piece will be premiered alongside others in a live concert in Appleton, WI in the spring of 2020 (specific date to be decided). The piece must include the saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, and/or baritone), with other instrumentation being possible, and must be at least 10 minutes or more in length. The commissioned piece must be finished and delivered by January 31st, 2020.

You can view my biography here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=12pRTjLEX6YLRToysOQc9NIVMDbVbqMY9
Hear me perform: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQpH66JRAPc-356xyVJs7UA

If you are interested in being apart of this project, please submit the following to beckyswansonmusic@gmail.com by August 16th, 2019: (Submissions are free!)

Your biography
Your website/headshot/other resources (optional)
Two scores as PDF attachments of two of your existing works (does not have to include the saxophone)
Links to stream recordings of the above two works (SoundCloud, YouTube, etc.)

I will notify the selected composer by September 1st, 2019. I look forward to hearing your submissions! Thank you!
Web Site:www.youtube.com/channel/UCQpH66JRAPc-356xyVJs7UA
Email:beckyswansonmusic@gmail.com