Call for scores

For String Quartet


Submission period

Tue Aug 11 at 4 AM UTC

End of submission period

Wed Sep 2 at 4:59 AM UTC

Results date

Sun Sep 13 at 4 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Entry Fee: 7.00 dls

Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas (FEC) and the Instituto Municipal de Cultura Puebla (IMACP) are pleased to announce a Call for Scores for for string quartet (2 violin, viola and cello).

The call is open to composers of any nationality. The selected works will be released in the Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas at Puebla city, Mexico.
The works will be recorded and provided to the composer. The premiere of each work will be documented in audiovisual format*.
The works will be publishing in Mexican Scores.
The selected composers will be provided the amount of $45 dollars.
* Online alternatives would be considered in case of inconveniences due to the health situation.

Entry Fee: 7.00 dls

DEADLINE: September 1, 2020.
RESULTS DATE: September 13, 2020.

The work must have a minimum duration of 6 and a maximum of 10 minutes.
The work must be written for string quartet.
The selection will be in charge of Chroma String Quartet.
The works will be published, disseminated and promoted on the page of the Collective: Composers, Sound Artists and Interdisciplinary FEC Puebla, as well as on the FEC YouTube channel and social networks.
There is no age restriction.
The composer can apply only with one piece.


The composers will send the following documentation to the email: to a copy to with the subject: Call for Scores FEC 2020 / Chroma String Quartet:

Digital score of the work in PDF format (not manuscript).
Participant may attach to the application (not obligatory) a recording or MIDI file.
Composer biography (maximum 1500 characters).
Receipt of the PayPal payment.
The pieces must be named with a pseudonym and the file must be sent in this way, for example: CFE 2020 - pseudonym.pdf
The selected composer will be contacted through email.

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