2017 Festival Application

2017 Florida International Toy Piano Festival – Common Application

Application Deadline: August 10, 2016
Notification by: September 30, 2016
Festival Dates: January 5-8, 2017

The Florida International Toy Piano Festival welcomes proposals and submissions for works to be programmed on the 2017 festival in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. Festival attendance is required of all selected participants, unless they live outside of the USA and have substantial financial hardship, which prevents them from traveling to Florida for the festival. The New Music Conflagration, Inc. has limited funds to assist with travel expenses and will grant need-based financial aid travel stipends to festival participants as the budget allows. Please review the following requirements by category before submitting your proposal or work for consideration:

-Any performer, composer, or scholar may submit regardless of age or nationality
-Applicants may send multiple submissions for consideration
-There is no fee to submit an application, and selected participants have free admission to all festival events

Available toy pianos and ranges
The New Music Conflagration, Inc. through the graciousness of our festival sponsor Schoenhut Piano Company and Elizabeth A. Baker’s private collection of toy pianos makes the following models of Schoenhut toy pianos available for performance in the festival.

1822r_3_large

18-key tabletop (Middle-C + 1.25 octaves)

2522w_3_large

25-key tabletop (Middle-C + 2 octaves)

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37-key concert grand (F-Below-Middle-C + 3 octaves)

 

 

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Performers – Soloists
-Program Abstract (150 words)
-Length of Program (10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes)
-List of Works
-Biography (300 words) DO NOT SUBMIT A CV or RÉSUMÉ!
-High Resolution Photo
-Performance Samples (2 videos/audio from a recent performance)
-Technical Requirements

Performers – Ensemble
-Program Abstract (150 words)
-Length of Program (10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes, 25 minutes)
-List of Works
-Ensemble Biography (300 words) DO NOT SUBMIT A CV or RÉSUMÉ!
-High Resolution Group Photo
-Performance Samples(2 videos/audio from a recent performance)
-Technical Requirements

Composers
-Works 3-12 minutes in length
-Instrumentation:

-Toy Piano Solo
-Toy Piano & Viola/Toy Viola
-Toy Piano, Cello, Mandolin
-Toy Piano & Ensemble (Composer Provided Performers)

-Program Note (200 words)
-PDF of Score
-Audio/Video Link
-Composer Biography (300 words)
-Composer High Resolution Photo
-Technical Requirements

Lecturers
Short Lectures
-Length (10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes)
-Lecture Abstract (800 words)
-Lecturer Biography (300 words)
-Lecturer High Resolution Photo
-Technical Requirements

Long Lectures
-Length (30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes)
-Lecture Abstract (800 words)
-Lecturer Biography (300 words)
-Lecturer High Resolution Photo
-Technical Requirements

TO SUBMIT A PAPER APPLICATION:
-Download the application for the category, which best applies to your submission
-Open and complete the application
-Save as a PDF and email to concerts.thenmc@gmail.com OR print and mail to:

The New Music Conflagration, Inc.
PO BOX 13593
Saint Petersburg, FL 33733
United States of America

Composer – Ensemble Application 2017

Composition – Toy Piano, Mandolin, Cello 2017

Composition – Toy Piano Solo 2017

Composition – Toy Piano & Viola 2017

Lecturer – Long Lecture 2017

Lecturer – Short Lecture 2017

Performer – Ensemble 2017

Performer – Soloist 2017

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