Call for Scores

Ensamble A Tempo and Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas


Submission period

Mon Dec 28, 2020 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Feb 2 at 5:59 AM UTC

Results date

Mon Feb 8 at 5 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Entry fee 17 USD

Looking for the promotion and the creation of new music inside the country, as well as the development of a wider contemporary music audience, Ensamble A Tempo and Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas are pleased to announce this call for electroacoustic and acoustic works, for composers and creators of any nationality. The works will be premiered during the third edition of the Festival, which will take place online from March 15th to 27th, 2021.

Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas (FEC) is a space for new concert music, sonic art and interdisciplinary works from the 21st Century, organized in the city of Puebla, Mexico, by the Expresiones Contemporáneas Collective (CEC), formed by composers and performers from different music institutions from Puebla and all around the country.

By offering diverse activities such as concerts, conferences, workshops, master classes and more, FEC strives to present new proposals to the public in the areas of creation, performance, and musical and interdisciplinary research, from artists and professionals with different background and experience. FEC promotes the artistic “pluralism” and “respect for different artistic and performing manifestations”.

1. The works must be written for the next instrumentation, with our without electronics:
- Flute
- Oboe
- Clarinet in Bb
- Bassoon
- Trumpet in Bb
- Piano
- Violin
- Viola
- Violoncello
- Double bass

NOTE: The works should be written for at least 7 of the instruments listed above.
1. The works must be between 4 and 8 minutes long.
2. In case of using musical fragments or texts from a different author, these must be indicated in the score, and the permission of use of these external sources must be granted and attached to the submission. The ensemble won’t assume the responsibility for any third-party copyrighted work.
3. For mixed-media works, the creator must deliver the necessary tools (software and hardware) for the rehearsals and the performance of the work.
4. Works must not be previously recorded or performed.

Details of the call are available here.


Festival web pages are here.