Call for Scores

CALL for PRESENTATIONS and PERFORMANCES

The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Composers, U.S.A., to commemorate the organization’s 85th anniversary, will present a one-day conference at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale, California, Saturday, July 21, 2018. 

The conference will include presentations on various aspects of music composition and will conclude with a recital, Piano Splash III, of new music for piano plus one (instrumentalist or vocalist). The event will be free-of-charge and open to the public. A brown-bag lunch (cold drinks will be provided) will take place on the grounds of the adjacent park. There is free parking at the library. The Brand Library is located at 1601 W. Mountain Street.

Conference Presentations


NACUSA Los Angeles is now accepting proposals for presentations, including lecture-demonstrations, panel discussions, or individual talks about any aspect of music composition. Please send a 250-word description of the presentation, a 250-word biography of the presenter(s), and estimated time needed to make the presentation. Display space will be available at the event. Presentations should be 15 to 30 minutes in length. Deadline is May 31, 2018.  Submit to: jeanniegaylepool@gmail.com.

All Southern California composers who have joined or renewed their membership for 2018, by the submission deadline are eligible to present. 


Recital - Piano Splash III























NACUSA LA composers are invited to perform their own music or propose performers, for solo piano works, for piano four-hand works, or works for piano plus one instrumentalist, or piano and voice. Honorariums to the musicians of $100 each will be avalible. Please indicate the number of players, that they have agreed to this fee, and are available for that date and time.

All Southern California composers who have joined or renewed their membership for 2018, by the submission deadline, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 10:00 PM are eligible to propose performances. All submissions for performances for the recital (Piano Splash III) must be provided online and include score, audio (Mp3 ok) if available, duration, bio 250 words, program note (up to 250 words) and names and short bios of the performers. Please submit questions and materials (online only) to jeanniegaylepool@gmail.com

All Southern California composers who have joined or renewed their membership for 2018, by the deadline are eligible to submit.