2017 Forum

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The 2017 SCL Forum will be held at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, 24-25 March 2017.

All concerts will take place in Wilson Hall
100 Glasgow St
Lexington, VA 24450

Click on a concert to see the program

Friday, 24 March

Concert 1 — 4pm

Richard Pressley: Patina

Christopher Cook: Dreamscape

Mark Francis: 2 Machado Songs

Bennett F.O. Lewis: Alone

Gary Powell Nash: Shepherd’s Song at Christmas

Jonathan McNair: Postscripts

Mark Prince Lee: IO/F-3

Michael Young: Six Inventions (2016)

Concert 2 — 8pm

Alan Kinningham: The War Within

Douglas Hedwig: Its Soul of Music Shed

Rodney Waschka II: Confrontations

Robert Michael Daugherty: A Color Palette

David Caudill: In This First Light

Saturday, 25 March

Concert 3 — 3pm

Larry Barnes: Max does Tai Chi 24

Kenneth R. Benoit: Shakespeare Songs: The Comedies

Ken Davies: Twitter Rhapsody for clarinet and fixed audio

Betty R. Wishart: Night Visions Suite

Brandon R Kreuze: Five Miniatures for Solo Trumpet

Concert 4 — 5pm

Jane Patterson: Songs of the East

Greg Carroll: Elegy

Leonard V. Ball, Jr: Summer Heat

Tayloe Harding: Songs of Love

Harvey Stokes: Piano Sonata No. 6

Concert 5 — 8pm

David Mitchell: A Summer Song Swirls Through the Branches of a Willow Tree

Terry Vosbein: Un Petite Poisson et un Petite Oiseau

Jon Jeffrey Grier: Voices from the Village

Scott Robbins: Meditation for Clarinet and Marimba

Byron Petty: Rhapsody for Armenia

David Mahloch: Twilight with Emily D

Your options for Lodging and Eating in Lexington.

There is a $25 fee for attending the Forum. Payment may be made in one of three manners:

1) Paypal – Send to southeasterncomposersleague@gmail.com. Under “special instructions to seller” type 2017 SCL Conference Fee and your name.

2) By a check at the Forum

3) By a check mailed to:

Paul Schreiber
Southeastern Composers League
318 W. Jefferson Ave
Greenwood MS 38930-3408

2017 SCL Forum Call for Scores

Submissions are now closed.

You must 1) be a member of SCL in good standing, and 2) agree to attend the 2017 Forum, to submit music.

You may submit up to two compositions, although only one will be selected.

All submissions must be received by 5 January 2017.

You may submit works for the following:

  • SATB Choir (with or without piano accompaniment)
  • Wind ensemble
  • Combinations drawn from the following resources: clarinet, trumpet (C, Bb, picc. in A or Bb, or Flugelhorn), trombone, violin, cello, piano, percussion, solo voices (soprano, baritone)

  • A quartet will be in residence at Washington and Lee, consisting of soprano voice, clarinet, percussion and piano. Members are particularly encouraged to submit works for this group, either as a unit or in subsets.

  • Members are encouraged to provide their own performers when possible.

  • Electroacoustic works are also welcome.

Only PDF and MP3 files are acceptable forms of submission.

Works with multiple movements should be merged into single PDF and MP3 files.

Please name your files as follows:
lastname_firstname_title (.mp3 or .pdf)
Such as: armstrong_louis_come-on-home.mp3

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