MNSong

CALL FOR SCORES

Source Song Festival presents MNSong: Art Song seminars and workshops with composer Libby Larsen

WHEN

August 7-12, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN | MacPhail Center for Music

ELIGIBILITY

There is no age restriction, but the workshops are intended for emerging composers.

APPLICATION FEE

There is a $20 fee to apply.

PROGRAM FEE

There will be a $575 program fee for those selected to participate.  Program fee goes towards performer fees, venue rentals, workshops, and administrative costs. If accepted, the first deposit will be due May 1, 2017 (50% of tuition) and the remaining balance will be due by June 1, 2017.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Source Song Festival is not able to provide housing or meals for participants, but is willing and able to help participants find local accommodations for reasonable rates.

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Workshop includes:

  • lessons with Libby Larsen
  • participation in all seminars
  • coaching with festival musicians on your song(s)
  • performance by professional musicians of your song(s)
  • performance recording of your song(s) for future use
  • admission to all Source recitals and events

APPLICATION SCORE REQUIREMENTS

Submitted works must be:

  • an original song cycle or extended song no longer than 12 minutes
  • written for single voice and keyboard
  • set to a text written in English (applicants must provide proof of permission for
  • use of all copyrighted texts not in Public Domain)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application should include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • A PDF copy of the vocal-piano score(s). Copies must be neat, legible and clearly edited and should include:
    1. composition title and composer name;
    2. poet / lyricist’s name and a separate copy of the text;
    3. person or agency granting text setting permission; and
    4. length and date of composition
    5. Audio files are welcome but not mandatory.
  • Email (preferred) PDFs the above materials to: apply@sourcesongfestival.org
  • Deadline for RECEIVED applications is April 1, 2017.

Questions? info@sourcesongfestival.org

A schedule of planned workshop events will be forthcoming.