Call For Scores for 2017-2018 Season "Dramatic Tensions"

The Boston New Music Initiative is announcing a call for scores to be programmed as part of BNMI’s ninth season. Incorporated in 2010, BNMI aims to advance the careers of its members in the field of new music by serving as a resource for networking, professional development, commissioning, collaboration, and programming. The call is open for acoustic, electro-acoustic, and multimedia works. Any composer is eligible to submit regardless of age, nationality, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or veteran status. The theme of BNMI's Ninth Season, which runs 2017-2018 will be “Dramatic Tensions” and preference will be given to works which relate to that theme. We are accepting works for one (1) through ten (10) performers. All submissions must utilize all or part of BNMI's core ensemble which consists of flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion. For more information or to submit, please click here.

Winter Composition Workshop

Thanks to everyone that participated in the Winter Composition Workshop. It was a great success, and we hope to host more in the future!

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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