The Contemporary Art Music Project (CAMP) hosts its second annual festival, CAMPGround23, in Tampa Bay, FL March 16-18, 2023. CAMP welcomes compositions in any style, performance, and aesthetic. Selected works will be performed by CAMP performing artists and ensembles. Our featured performers in this festival include Arda Cabaoglu(trumpet), Doug O’Connor(saxophone), Eunmi Ko(piano), Jamie Jordan(soprano), Katherine Weintraub(saxophone), Kevin von Kampen(percussion), Laura Usiskin(cello), Sini Virtanen(violin), and Tampa City Ballet.
-This call is open to all composers regardless of age, gender, or nationality. Those belonging to disadvantaged or underrepresented ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply.
-Composers can submit up to two (2) works. A $10USD non-refundable entry fee is required for each submitted work (up to $20USD).
-Selected participants are required to attend the festival.
The Contemporary Art Music Project is NOT responsible for providing or reimbursing any travel or lodging expenses for selected participants and their performers. Official letters of invitation will be provided upon request to help secure funding from grants or institutions that a participant may be affiliated with.
-If selected, a registration fee of $75USD will be due by December 31, 2022 to secure participation in the festival. Failure to pay this fee will result in the deferral of the selection to another participant.
-Selected composers MUST register and attend the entire festival. If selected, participants must confirm their attendance by January 31, 2023. The registration fee becomes non-refundable after January 31, 2023.
Works composed after 2016 are eligible.
Previously performed compositions are eligible.
Works integrating video are acceptable for any category.
We can only accommodate pieces utilizing stereo playback. (Stereo mixdowns of multichannel pieces are acceptable.)
Works between 5 to 20 min. in length in any style, aesthetic, and notation will be accepted.
Composers may provide their own performers if they desire. If the composer intends to supply their own performers, any instrumentation is accepted, and the composer must indicate their intent on the submission form.
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