Core Ensemble Call For Scores

Our next call for scores will open on February 1, 2017. Check back soon for more details.

Winter Composition Workshop

The Boston New Music Initiative is pleased to invite all of its members to a composition workshop with a member of  our core ensemble, flutist Deirdre Viau. The workshop will take place on January 21, 2017 from 4-6pm at the Record Company in Boston. Please see the event page for submission and registration information.

Opera Bites Call For Scores

This call is now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted. Composers whose works were chosen will be notified in May 2017.

5th Annual Commissioning Competition

Thanks to everyone who submitted to our 5th Annual Commissioning Competition. Judging is underway, and the winner will be announced in April 2017.


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