[Voxnovus] Call for works - 15-Minutes-of-Fame: Parhelion Trio, flute, clarinet
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Vox Novus is calling for one-minute pieces composed for Fifteen Minutes of
Fame: Parhelion Trio, flute, clarinet, piano to be performed Friday, June
29th 8pm concert at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Jackson Heights
http://saintmarks.net/ and an encore performance January 27, 2013 on the
Composer's Voice concert series
http://www.voxnovus.com/composersvoice/calendar/ at Jan Hus Church in New
York City. The one-minute trio pieces are to be written specifically for
this project, which will be performed by Sarah Carrier, flute; Crystal
Gloria Medina, clarinet; and Andrea Christie, piano. All works must be 60
seconds or less.
-Submission Deadline April 30, 2012
-Works written for complete trio of flute, clarinet, piano (No solos or
-All works must be 60 seconds or less.
-flute, alto flute, and piccolo are all welcome
-extended techniques are fine. Please consult Robert Dick's The Other Flute
for the best possibilities and notation system for fingerings.
-extended techniques are fine. avoid using slap tonguing if possible.
-playing inside the piano with hands/fingers is ok, such as: string
plucking, harmonics and glissandi.
-Whistling and limited use of voice is ok
-No prepared piano
-Do not submit sound files
-Works must be realistically one minute or less in length. No works over a
minute will be reviewed.
-Works must 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
-The subject line should read - 15-Minutes-of-Fame: Parhelion Trio- Composer
Name - Composition Title
-The 50-word biography and 50 word program notes must be pasted as text in
the body of the email. Please do not send these as attachments.
-The composer's picture must be attached as a jpg file.
-The score must be attached as a pdf. (Performance notes should be included
with the score.)
-Include the dedication to Parhelion Trio on the score
-Works should be composed specifically for this project and its performers.
All pieces must be premieres and not previously written or performed. No
works over a minute will be reviewed. Multiple submission are discouraged.
Send your best work!
The results will be announced by May 30, 2012 on the Vox Novus website, and
composers of the 15 accepted works will be notified by email.
Sarah Carrier, flutist, has received praise from the New York Times for
combining "thoughtful musicality with virtuosity in her alternately
energetic and delicate account of a flute line laden with light multiphonics
and unusual timbres." As a founding member of Syzygy New Music Collective,
(hailed as "one of 2009's most promising groups" by Sequenza21) she has
premiered numerous works, and has made appearances on television and radio.
Sarah has performed in venues as varied as the Sydney Opera House, Walt
Disney Hall, Merkin Hall, and Le Poisson Rouge. In 2007 she was a winner of
the National Flute Association Masterclass Competition. This fall she will
continue her studies with Robert Dick as a doctoral candidate at The
Graduate Center. M.M. New York University; B.M. Bob Cole Conservatory at
Canadian pianist Andrea Christie is an active soloist, chamber musician and
teacher with a passion for new music. She has been a member of NYC-based
contemporary ensembles and performed in new music concerts by Stony Brook
Contemporary Chamber Players,Mimesis Ensemble, Opus Nine Ensemble, and the
International Festival of Contemporary Performance at Mannes. As a recipient
of numerous fellowships, Ms. Christie has participated in summer festivals
at Tanglewood Music Center, the Mozarteum, Academy Prag-Wien-Budapest and
Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute. Ms. Christie holds degrees from SUNY
Stony Brook and the University of British Columbia. Ms. Christie is a
doctoral candidate in piano performance at SUNY Stony Brook & faculty of
Stony Brook University's Pre-College Division.
Crystal Gloria Medina, a passionate chamber musician, was a two timeawardee
of the Lilian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition, and a fellow in the Norfolk
Chamber Music Festival. Ms. Medina is a member of Ensemble 212 and Opus Nine
Ensemble. As an advocator for new music she has performed in the Institute
Festival of Contemporary Performance, TACTUS Ensemble, and in CIRCE New
Music Festival. Crystal Medina received her Master?s from Manhattan School
of Music and Diploma from the Mannes College of Music under the tutelage of
Charles Neidich and AyakoOshima.
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