April 10-12, 2008
University of Florida
A premiere event in the field of electroacoustic music, this year the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival enters its 17th year of bringing together an international rostrum of today’s electroacoustic composers to present their cutting-edge music. Past composers-in-residence have included world renowned composers Hubert S. Howe, Jr., Cort Lippe, Gary Nelson, Jon Appleton, Joel Chadabe, Larry Austin, Barry Truax, Richard Boulanger, Paul Lansky, James Dashow, Mort Subotnick, John Chowning and Charles Dodge.
Call for Works
A call for electroacoustic art music works that fit into one of the following categories:
works for recorded media alone
works for recorded media and instrumental solo
works utilizing interactive applications/interfaces including electroacoustic improvisation, alternative controllers, and new approaches to sound with other media in performance.
Receipt deadline for submitted work(s): OCTOBER 19, 2007
All submissions must include performance materials in one of the media listed above, performance parts and/or a score, a brief biography (75-100 words), program notes (100 words or less), and required submission form. Biographies or notes in excess of the maximum will be truncated. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please indicate whether the composer can provide the performer(s). Contact information on the required submission form must include a phone number, address, and if available, an email address, web site, and fax number. A self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) is required for the return of all materials (or international postal response return coupons).
Composers selected for performance are required to attend the festival; this is to provide the festival with a sense of community. The festival is unable to provide travel grants or honoraria.
Call for Papers
A call for papers, studio reports, and lecture/demonstrations dealing with the technology, musicology, and/or aesthetics of electroacoustic music. Submissions from all current areas of research are encouraged. Possible topics include: acoustic ecology, interactive composition/synthesis, algorithmic composition, new musical interfaces, and new synthesis/processing techniques. Authors selected will be given 30 minutes to present their paper (20 minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions and answers).
Receipt deadline for submitted paper(s): OCTOBER 19, 2007
Three copies of the completed paper, studio report, or lecture/demonstration abstract must be accompanied by a brief biography of 75-100 words and a contact sheet (abstract and biography should be promptly available on data CD or via electronic transmission upon selection). Biographies in excess of the maximum will be truncated.
SEND SUBMISSIONS OR INQUIRIES TO:
17th Annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival
Michael Solomon, General Manager
University of Florida School of MusicB P.O. Box 117900/130 Music Bldg. Gainesville, FL 32611-7900 (352) 392-0223/voice (352) 392-0461/fax ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
More information on the electroacoustic music program at the University of Florida and the Florida Electroacoustic Music Studio can be found at:
submission form [.pdf 57k]