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 Baltimore Composers Forum
Summary:Woodwind quintet competition
Deadline: 15 September 2019
Date Posted: 03 July 2019
Details: CALL FOR SCORES for November 24, 2019 concert

Open only to members of the Baltimore Composers Forum.

For woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon) or subset thereof (including solos).

Performers can be added if Patagonia Winds agrees to consider that instrumentation. (Convey that request through If submission is selected for the concert, composer pays the additional musician(s); Patagonia Winds selects them. (NO PIANO)

Maximum duration: 8 minutes

Submit to and/or :
pdf of score (audio optional)
pdf of title, name of composer, completion date, duration

Submit program note and bio (maximum combined length 300 words) to

Submission deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2019

Selections announced in early October

Composers whose submissions are accepted contribute $60 for the November 24 performance.

 LONDON International Isolda Composition Foundation
Summary:Woodwind Quintet
Deadline: 31 July 2019
Date Posted: 06 June 2019
Details: Competition Composition Workshop Woodwind Quintet Orchestra
Applications are now opened for another artistic and professional development workshop for early-career composers of any age. The scheme welcomes composers from a wide range of musical approaches and backgrounds.

Opportunity to work with the London Moonlight Symphony Orchestra towards a solo newly composed 4-minute piece for a Quintet Orchestra (Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, French horn and Clarinet) in a 1 day workshop held in London. Every composer involved in the workshop will conduct their own piece during the performance.
Professional Development Session and Competition Workshop
Workshops 21stth of September 2019 followed by the Traditional Concert in London.
The workshops will be a supportive environment for developing your work with our Viennese Orchestra made up of young performers of the orchestra.

We strive to develop the creative, technical and stylistic skills for composers through a program of tailored compositional briefs, mentoring from renowned professionals, rehearsals, recordings, and public performance opportunities. The HUB will be led by Prof. Rubens Askenar, Royal Academy of Music, Isolda Da Costa Soares, Artistic Music Director Moonlight Symphony Orchestra and Gareth Moorcraft Composer the Royal Academy of Music.

Applications are now open with a closing date 31st of July 2019.

The winning Composer will be offered a commission to write new music for the Symphony Orchestra and to join the newly elected members of the Residency Program with the Orchestra for the season 2019/2020.

To apply please email

For more information visit:
Web Site:www.moonlightsymphonyorchestra...