Call for Works 2018


The eviMus Festival and the KuBa – Kulturzentrum am EuroBahnhof present the "5. Saarbrücker Tage für elektroakustiche und visuelle Musik" in Saarbrücken (Germany).  The eviMus Festival is a four-day festival focussing on new music in all of its forms. All events are free and open to the public. All composers, regardless of nationality, age or career stage, are invited to apply. Since the number of applications exceeds the places available, there will be a selection process.
 
The submitted works must fulfill the following requirements:
 
1. Category A - Fixed media:
Four channel up to eight channel works for fixed media (Format: WAV or AIFF files, stereo works are not going to be considered).


2. Category B - Instrument/electronic:
Solo instrument/voice and fixed media or live electronics (stereo or more channels). Only Works for cello or double bass and electronic are desired.
 
3. Category C - Video:
Works for video and music are desired (stereo or more channels).
 
4. Category D - Installation:
Sound Installations and Interactive Media (composer has to provide all non-standard equipment).
 
Composers can submit several works (but only one work per composer will be included in the concerts). Works which last 8 minutes or less are preferred; no work should exceed 10 minutes.
 
HOW TO APPLY:

 

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The application has to comprise the following documents/files:

1. Registration form and a description of the idea of your work (program notes - Word or PDF).

 
2. Audio file .AIFF or .WAV format 16bit or 24bit at 44,1kHz sampling rate containing a stereo version of the piece (Category A or B),
or
video file .MOV (Category C),
or
PDF file with the score for instrument and electronic (Category B),
or
Documentation with Fotos, Video, Description, etc. (Category D)
 
3. Additionally, for multichannel pieces (Category A), send the audio files corresponding to each of the channels inside a separate folder (Audio file .AIFF or .WAV format 16bit or 24bit at 44,1kHz sampling rate).



All applications must be sent via Google Drive  or Wetransfer in a single folder to the email: info [at] evimus [dot] de. 

Please do not send e-mail file attachments.
 
Composers can submit several works (but only one work per composer will be included in the concerts). Works which last 8 minutes or less are preferred; no work should exceed 10 minutes.
 
On the "5. Saarbrücker Tage für elektroakustiche und visuelle Musik" will also be room for discussions about the relation between music, technology and society. Everyone is welcome to participate. In order to organize these discussion-related sessions conveniently, everyone is welcome to submit papers with hypotheses, ideas or proposals. Also discussions of submitted works are appreciated.

 

The participation in the Call four Works implies the acceptance of the our privacy policy .


Processing personal data in the context of Call for Work applications of the 'Saarbrücker Tage für elektroakustische und visuelle Musik':
Personal data collected during the application process will only be used to carry out the event (especially for the selection process, presentation of the candidates, press releases, promotion of the event, presentation of the artist and its works during the event and execution of all remaining measures necessary for carrying out the event). Legal basis is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b and f GDPR.
 
Start of applications: 1st April 2018


Deadline for applications (Category A, C and D): 31th July 2018  31th August 2018

Deadline for applications (Category B): 1st July 2018 1st August 2018


End of selection process and notification: 1st September 2018 (Category B)


Final deadline for all performance material: 15th September 2018 (Category B)

Composers will be notified of the results by e-mail.


The application is free of charge