: SEAMUS 2005 National Conference Call for WorksSEAMUS 2005: The Crossroads
Ball State University
April 14 ? 16
Keith Kothman and Michael Pounds, hosts
CALL FOR COMPOSERS & PRESENTERS
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2004 (postmark)
The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States is pleased to announce
the 2005 SEAMUS National Conference, the Crossroads Conference, to be held at
Ball State University, April 14 ? 16. SEAMUS 2005 seeks to explore the crossroads
metaphor, including ideas of intersection, community, interchange and creative
SEAMUS 2005 invites submissions of computer music with and without performers,
works with video, installations, and other related works. Composers are invited
to submit up to two works for consideration for presentation. Student compositions
Please download either a Music/Video Submission Form
an Installation Submission Form (http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005/installationform.pdf)
and follow the instructions for submitting works. Performing resources will
be drawn from the Ball State University School of Music.
Composers are also welcome to provide their own performers. More information
about available performers can be found on the SEAMUS2005 website (http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005).
Paper submissions and panel presentation proposals that deal with the above
broad topics are encouraged, along with other topics related to computer music
and intermedia composition, performance, human-computer interaction, software
development, aesthetics, and history. Paper submissions will use an online submission
process. More information about the submission process will be available on
the SEAMUS2005 website when the online submission procedure has been activated.
Concerts will take place in the new Sursa Recital Hall, located in the new Music
Instruction Building, and in Pruis Recital Hall, on the Ball State campus. Both
halls will feature multi-channel diffusion speaker systems and support a wide
variety of playback formats, including CD, DAT, DA-88, multi-channel computer
playback, DVD-Video, miniDV, DV, SACD, and DVD-Audio.
Paper presentations will also have multi-channel speaker systems and a variety
of playback formats available for use.
Any current SEAMUS member, or any citizen or legal resident of the United States
may submit works to the conference. Composers may submit a maximum of two pieces.
Individuals may also submit a maximum of two papers/panel presentations. The
host institution will pay licensing fees through BMI and ASCAP. Neither SEAMUS
nor the host will pay rental fees for performance materials. Composers submitting
works will supply scores and tapes that are required for performance at no cost
to the host institution or SEAMUS.
Submissions by SEAMUS members are free of charge. Submissions by citizens or
legal residents of the US who are not SEAMUS members are subject to a submission
fee of $15 per item. All submission fees are non-refundable.
SEAMUS uses an anonymous adjudication process for all music, video, and paper
submissions. To maintain the integrity of the anonymous peer review process,
all scores, technical descriptions, program notes and media must not have any
personal identifying information.
Composers and authors whose works are selected for inclusion on the conference
are required to attend the conference.
For more information, and to obtain submission forms, please visit the SEAMUS2005
website at http://www.bsu.edu/seamus2005. Questions can be directed to the conference
hosts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith Kothman, Director
Ball State University