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Summary:Electroacoustic Call, Several Categories
Deadline: 28 February 2018
Date Posted: 18 January 2018
Details: Open Call for Works
Established or emerging composers and sound artists are invited to submit their original works from the wide spectrum of electroacoustic music.

The theme for this edition of the Festival is RECONCILIATION.

Musical Works
Despite the style variety, preference will be given to music for soloist and fixed media assembled around 2 channels, with a duration of 10 to 15 minutes. Only one work per composer is allowed. However, there is no age limit or nationality restriction.

We will consider musical compositions in the following configuration:
• Oboe and 2-channels fixed media
• Clarinet (B) and 2-channels fixed media
• Saxophone (Alto) and 2-channels fixed media
• Viola and 2-channels fixed media
• Piano and 2-channels fixed media

The Festival features key music performers, affiliated with the “Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy and Transylvania State Philharmonic:

Silvia Sbârciu (piano)
Aida-Carmen Soanea (viola)
Zoltán Réman (clarinet and saxophone)
Adrian Cioban (oboe)

Send your work by a cloud storage or file sharing service. There are a number of options for cloud storage service like Dropbox, Google Drive, Mega, OneDrive (SkyDrive), iCloud, Box, NextCloud, and others. All submission files need to be stored online. Please do not send any attachments.

The following electronic materials and information are required:
1. Elektro Arts Online Registration Form
2. Biography of the artist (in English, maximum 200 words, RTF / DOC / DOCX format. No PDF file.)
3. Program Notes of the submitted work (in English, maximum 200 words, RTF / DOC / DOCX format. No PDF file.)
4. Digital Sheet Music of the submitted work (saved as PDF file, A4 or Letter size)
5. MP3 stereo-mix of the whole work, acoustic instrument plus fixed media, recommended (16-bit, 44.1-kHz, 192-kbps)
6. CD-quality stereo audio file, without instrument part. Read more about this at Technical Specifications.

Submission Fee
There is no submission fee.

Technical Specifications
• Format: AIF / WAV audio file @ 16-bit, 44.1-kHz (interleaved)
• Normalization: -0.2dB

Example of naming the audio file:

The works must be received by February 28th, 2018.
A notification of acceptance will be sent to successful composers via email by March 30th, 2018. The selection criteria is based on the quality of the work. All selection decisions are at the discretion of the Elektro Arts international team.

Elektro Arts Events
Our aim for this open Call is to select works of high-quality and unique and to sustain multidisciplinary innovation among artists and scholars involved in digital arts. The three-day Festival will focus on mixed music—solo instrument and fixed media, alongside installations, digital photography, and dance performance. The Festival will take place on May 24–26, 2018 on various venues in Cluj-Napoca.

Ph.D. Adrian Borza
Academia de Muzică "Gheorghe Dima"
Elektro Arts
I.C. Brătianu 25, 400079 Cluj-Napoca

Phone: +40 264 59 12 41