3 Jun 2017

Seamex 2017 call for Asean choral works, big band

As one of the main activities in SEAMEX 2017, ASEAN YOUTH CHOIR invites submission of choral scores for performance and possibly live recordings. Composers must be nationals or residents of the ASEAN region, and each composer can submit only a maximum of TWO pieces. There are no age restrictions.

Each submission must be a new or pre-existing work no older than three years, and no longer than 5 minutes in duration. It should allude to the sound and spirit of the ASEAN region, and that of the SEAMEX occasion – a sharing of cultures, skills and ideas. The work must be that of the applicant. Some pieces will be selected from the submission for presentation on the 10th September, and the pieces should be written for SATB. The decision of the panel is final.

Application is free. There will not be any prize money or awards being offered. No hire, rental or commission fees will be incurred or entertained.

All scores submission is to be submitted in PDF format, together with a photo of the composer, and a short program note and short biography of the composer (approx. 100 words each). Please email submission to aseanyouthchoir@seamex.co.

SEAMEX INSTITUTE reserves the right to keep all scores and parts on file. Intellectual Property Rights of the composers are not affected. Composers will be notified of any repeat performance.

Closing Date for Application: Friday 14th July, 2017
Successful Applicants notified by: Monday 31st July, 2017
For further information please email aseanyouthchoir@seamex.co.

Call for Big Band scores

ASEAN YOUTH BIG BAND invites submission of Big Band scores for performance and possibly live recordings.

Composers must be nationals or residents of the ASEAN region, and each composer can submit only a maximum of TWO pieces. There are no age restrictions.

Each submission must be a new or pre-existing work no older than three years, and no longer than 5 minutes in duration. It should allude to the sound and spirit of the ASEAN region, and that of the SEAMEX occasion – a sharing of cultures, skills and ideas. The work must be that of the applicant.
Ten to twelve pieces will be selected from the submission for presentation on the 10th September. The decision of the panel is final.

Total orchestration available include:
4 Trumpets, 3 Tenor Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone, 2 Alto Saxophones, 2 Tenor Saxophones, 1 Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass and Drum set.
No doublings are available.

Application is free. There will not be any prize money or awards being offered.
No hire, rental or commission fees will be incurred or entertained.
All scores submission is to be submitted in PDF format, together with a photo of the composer, and a short program note and short biography of the composer (approx. 100 words each). Pieces that are selected for performance will need the instrumental parts email to aseanyouthbigband@seamex.co upon notification of selection.

SEAMEX INSTITUTE reserves the right to keep all scores and parts on file. Intellectual
Property Rights of the composers are not affected. Composers will be notified of any repeat performance.

Closing Date for Application: Friday 14th July, 2017
Successful Applicants notified by: Monday 31st July, 2017

For further information please email aseanyouthbigband@seamex.co.
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