First of all, thank you to all who have submitted scores and given your feedback on this Call for Scores! In only three short weeks, I received over 85 submissions for solo viola works. Although there are several submissions that have captivated my attention and are still potential candidates for future repertoire, I have narrowed … More Call for Scores Results Announced!
Deadline: All submissions are to be received by September 22, 2015. Instrumentation: Unaccompanied viola. May include electronics. Eligibility: Composers 40 years of age and older who consider themselves to be emerging in their careers. Examples of emerging composers may include, but are not limited to: composers who have changed careers, those who have had a … More Call for Scores for Emerging Composers
…sometimes I just don’t feel like picking them up. Not yet. The flute piece that I intended to write did not at all happen the way that I had planned, unfortunately. Aside from failing to guard my time to write (i.e. not getting up early enough to counter the other things I had to do), … More When the pieces fall down…
I found a call for scores recently asking for a piece for solo flute, and although I already have a piece for alto flute, I’d prefer to write a new one. The last one I wrote was early freshman year, but I can do better I’m sure. I only have a couple of days to … More Hold your horses, Sakari.