2013 Celli National Composition Competition
|2013 Celli National Composition Competition|
|Deadline:||15 December 2013|
|Date Posted:||15 October 2013|
Established in 2012, the all-cello ensemble Celli is made up of cellists from the UC Berkeley |
Symphony Orchestra. This season, Celli will commence its inaugural 2013 Celli National
Composition Competition, for composers to show off their talents by composing a work
for 4-12 celli. The winning composition(s) will be featured in a Celli concert on the UC
Berkeley Campus in Spring 2014 and the composer will receive a CD of the performance.
Runner-up compositions will receive a recording of their piece.
All composition submissions must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
by 11:59PM on December 15, 2013.
Applicants will be notified of their status on January 15, 2014.
Composition Criteria and Submission Process:
Composition should be an original, unpublished work for 4-12 celli. The composition must
be between 5-15 minutes in length. Multi-movement works are preferred but not required.
Composer's original material arranged and adapted for celli is also acceptable.
Your submission must include:
1) One PDF with complete score and parts.
File must be named “[composer name] - [composition title] PDF”
Ex: Harry Otter - Piece for 7 Cellos, Op. 4 PDF
2) One score in either Sibelius or Finale format for ease of playback.
File must be named “[composer name] - [composition title] AUDIO”
Ex: Harry Otter - Piece for 7 Cellos, Op. 4 AUDIO
3) In your email, please include the following information:
Current city of residence:
Composition Experience (education, previous works):
Description of Composition (inspiration, composer’s notes):
One copy of all submissions becomes the property of Celli, for rehearsal and performance
use. Composer retains copyrights of all works submitted. One duplicated copy will be made
by Celli for archival purposes.
Winners of the competition may, and are encouraged to, attend a rehearsal prior to the
performance, which will be arranged upon status notification.
Questions? Please email email@example.com.