Call for works 2018

Due to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we need to rework our website. This year's Call for Works will be published on june 20th. There will also be an extention of the deadline. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Wegen der neuen Datenschutzgrundverordung (DSGVO) in der EU müssen wir unsere Webseite überarbeiten. Die Ausschreibung für neue Werke wird am 20. Juni wieder online gestellt. Es wird auch eine Fristverlängerung für die Ausschreibung geben. Wir bedanken uns für Ihr Verständnis

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). The organization will decide if instrumentalists are available. 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 include in the concerts). Works which last 8 minutes or less are preferred; no work should exceed 10 minutes.
 
How to apply:

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

1. PDF, ODT or DOC with contact information, composer’s biography, nationality, date of birth and a description of the idea of your work (program notes).
 
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).
 
Please do not send email file attachments.
 
Composers can submit several works (but only one work per composer will be include 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.
 
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 email.


The application is free of charge