Thursday, October 4, 2012

Call for entries: Verismo Trio/WY Music Teacher's Association commissioning project

Verismo Trio announces a commissioning project sponsored by Wyoming Music Teacher's Association.

· $2000 composer’s fee
· Premiere performance at Wyoming Music Teacher Association’s Annual Conference in June 2013
 · Recording of a live performance

Composers of all ages and nationalities may apply.
Required instrumentation:
· Flute (may double on piccolo)
· Saxophone: either soprano, alto , or tenor (soprano or alto preferred) or multiples in any combination
· Piano Length: 10-15 minutes
Score: Each composer must submit a legible score of professional quality with individual parts for flute and saxophone. No marks identifying the composer should appear anywhere on the score. A supporting recording (CD only) is helpful but not required. MIDI realizations are acceptable.
Number of entries: Composers may submit as many entries as they like following these guidelines for each composition.
Returning materials: If you would like your score and recording returned, please enclose a self-addressed envelope with correct US postage.

All compositions will be judged by a committee comprised of Verismo Trio, the president of Wyoming Music Teacher’s Association, and one outside musician in a reading session with Verismo Trio.

Registration fee
Thanks to this generous donation from Wyoming Music Teacher’s Association, there is no registration fee.

You may not submit a work that has already been professionally recorded for commercial release.

Deadline for receipt of entries: postmarked by February 1, 2013. Please do not send materials registered or certified mail, or any mail service that requires a signature. They will not be returned to you.

Mail your entries to:
Verismo Trio Commissioning Project
c/o Nicole Riner
Dept. 3037
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

For further information or questions, contact Nicole at

You can bring the Verismo Trio to your community through the WAC Artists Across Wyoming grant category. Find the trio on the artist roster by going here. Visit the group's Facebook page here.

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