Composers Concordance, a presenting organization for contemporary music with a 35-year history of cutting-edge concert programming in NYC, announces a call for scores. Presented in collaboration with Goddard Riverside Community Arts, the event's theme is ‘Generations: Strings + Electronics.' The program will feature music of Aaron Alter, Dan Cooper, Debra Kaye, Gene Pritsker, Luis Andrei Cobo, Lynn Bechtold, Otto Luening, and Peter Jarvis, as well as two competition winners: one composer age 25 or younger, and another composer age 65 or older. Quartet Metadata: Lynn Bechtold, Hajnal Pivnick - violin, Carrie Frey - viola, and Jisoo Ok - cello, will perform. Competition winners are required to attend the concert, which will be held on May 31st at 8pm at Goddard Riverside's Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Avenue, (between 91st and 92nd Streets.) New York City.



All application materials must be received by May 3rd, 2019 at noon EST;

No entry fee.

Two categories:
a. composers age 25 or younger [ie. as of May 31st, 2019]
b. composers age 65 or older [ie. as of May 31st, 2019]

Music should be written for

String Quartet + Electronics (or subset)
i.e. solo, duo, trio, & quartet pieces with or without electronics are also welcome.
Duration: at most 5 minutes; only 1 entry per applicant please;

To apply: please email the following materials to:

1.) pdf of the score - please note: your name should not appear on the score itself.
2.) mp3 of the audio ('MIDI mock-ups' are ok)
3.) name, contact info, and category: a or b (in the email please, not attached)
4.) bio / resumé (in the email please, not attached)

Note: If you have any questions, please contact us at




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Composers Concordance

9th Annual 'Generations'

Concert and Composition Competition