[Voxnovus] Calling for one-minute guitar works
Vox Novus List
voisey-i at voxnovus.com
Sun Jan 9 09:41:01 EST 2011
Vox Novus is calling for one-minute guitar works for its
15 one-minute pieces for nylon string, acoustic classical guitar will be
selected to be played continuously for a debut performance in New York City
on June 26, 2011, by guitarist Kenji Haba in the Composer's Voice concert
series annual Guitar Concert.
. Pieces should be composed for standard tuning EADGBE, nylon-string
acoustic classical guitar.
. No prepared guitar (paper clips, paper, etc.)
. Extended techniques are welcome.
. Works should be submitted as a PDF file with a picture of the composer,
50-word biography, and 50-word program note about the piece.
. Works need to be submitted via email to: composersvoicesubmit at gmail.com by
April 1, 2011.
. Email submissions should include the 50-word bio and 50-word program notes
as text in an email.
. The picture should be an attached jpg file, and the score should be an
No works over a minute will be reviewed. The results will be announced by
April 15th, 2011 on the Vox Novus website, and composers of 15 accepted
works will be notified by email.
Kenji Haba is a guitarist who is exclusively sensitive to timbres in
appreciating and expressing the beauty of guitar. Haba believes that the
guitar is the perfect instrument to express his musical ideas because of its
beautiful tones and its countless timbres. Recently, he has been focusing on
impressionistic music, especially that of Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel and
In 2006 Haba began studying classical guitar under renowned guitarist, Kevin
R. Gallagher and Oren Fader. With his passion driving his learning ability,
after one year of studying, he was accepted into the Manhattan School of
Music in Master of Music, and there worked with Mark Delpriora.
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