Call for Works! Zap!!!: The 6th annual 2018 Electroacoustic Concert

Time: 11:59 pm
Date: 2018 Oct 19

On the evening of November 15th, 2018, the Grand Luxe Hall of the Western Front will be filled with the sounds of extravagant Electroacoustics!

Zap!!! is Vancouver Pro Musica’s 6th annual Electroacoustic concert. We invite any and all BC sound sculptors to submit new works for presentation by 11:59 pm on October 19th using the form below.

Application Guidelines

We welcome electroacoustic submissions from BC composers who sculpt in the sonic corners of soundscapes, acousmatics and related sound arts. To submit a piece, complete the online form at the bottom of this page. Only submission forms completed through this website will be considered.

All submissions must meet the following requirements:

  • Submitting composers must be residents of BC.
  • Works may be performed/processed live by the composer or it can be presented as fixed media audio.
  • Maximum channels of audio: 4.
  • Maximum duration: 10 minutes.
  • Submissions must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 19, 2018.
  • Works must have been composed within the past three years.
  • The form of submission can be of an mp3 demo and/or PDF score outlining the work.
  • There is no fee for submission.

Announcement and Presentation of Works Selected

Vancouver Pro Musica will contact all submitters by Monday, October 29 2018. Vancouver Pro Musica will employ a panel of professional composers not associated with Vancouver Pro Musica to guide selection. Decisions of the panel will be final. The works selected will be presented alongside a set of curated pieces.

Composers whose pieces are selected for performance must to provide all required performance material. Composers will be expected to attend the soundcheck on the afternoon of the concert and for the presentation of their work on November 15, 2018 at the Western Front.

Each composer with a work programmed will receive a modest honorarium for their participation.

Call for Works - Zap!!!: The 2018 VPM Electroacoustic Extravaganza

  • There's no submission fee! Hurray!

  • About You

  • (1100 characters max!)
  • About the Work You're Submitting

  • Doesn't have to be exact, especially if you're going to edit the work more later, but give us an estimate!
  • (1100 characters max!)
  • Demos, Scores, Tech Sheets or the like

    To help us understand what you're planning...
  • Accepted file types: mp3.
    Give us a demo of your work! If you only have a demo of the electronic component, that's ok, send us that.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf.
    If your piece involves a score, and you've got a draft of the score, attach it here! If your piece has fancy tech requirements and needs a tech sheet, attach it here! If your piece has both, attach them both here!