INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SCORES

We are most interested in works not to exceed 10 minutes in length, that are of moderate technical difficulty, with an instrumentation not to exceed 3222/4331/T P(2) strings.

If you would like your materials returned please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Midi-realizations and pdf files are accepted in lieu of a hard copy.

Please note that this year’s entries will receive attention during the upcoming summer.  The Call is on-going so there is no deadline for submissions.

Thank you for your interest in the Knox-Galesburg Symphony.

Please send submission to:
Dr. Bruce Polay
Artistic Director/Conductor
Knox-Galesburg Symphony
Professor of Music - Music Department
Knox College Box K-5
2 East South Street.
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999

WORKS TO BE FEATURED IN THE 2014-15 SEASON:

Prelude No. 2 for Solo Piano (premiere) - Bruce Polay
Flight of Fancy for Clarinet in B-flat and Piano (premiere) - Bruce Polay
Danzetta for String Orchestra - Arthur Michaels
Larghetta for String Orchestra - Luke Flynn   

RECENTLY FEATURED WORKS

2013-14
Nocturne – Kenji Bunch
Meteora
– Mark Wilson
Auburn Echoes:  Fantasy on a Theme by William Wood – Randall Faust

2012-13
Largo for Strings – Boaz Avni
Ceraunia – Xavier Pagθs i Corella
American Hymn – Nancy Duessen
Fantasy for Strings – Barbara Gallagher
Arrangements for A Tribute to Ray Charles  – David Hoffman
Sparkle (2007, revised 2012 World Premiere) – Bruce Polay
Belgrade Overture – Rodney Waschka
Arrangerments of Fly Me to the Moon, Send in the Clowns, and
   Do You Know the Way to San Jose? – Darwin Lyons

2011-12
Galician Fold Dances for Orchestra (World Premiere) – Octavio Vazquez
A Quiet Musicke – Jack Gallagher
Gone Today – Robinson McClellan
Sonata Nr. 1 for Violin (World Premiere) – Joaquin Turina/orch. Bruce Polay
Briςnia for Orchestra – Xavier Pagθs i Corella
Streamliner – Dan Godsil

2010-11
Song of Eternity (2006) – Mark Dal Porto
Villanelle for Horn and Orchestra (World Premiere) – Paul Dukas/orch. Faust
Streamliner
(World Premiere) – Daniel Godsil
Nightscape for Strings – Jonathan Graybill
The Star-Spangled Banner: National Anthem (arr.) – Nathan Kelly
Devilish Inspiration, Opus 4/4 (World Premiere) – Prokofiev/orch. John Eisemann
Little Suite - Thomas Benjamin

2009-10
Brazilian Fanfare - Clarice Assad
Miacomet Dreaming - Carson Cooman
Blue Cathedral - Jennifer Higdon
Concerto for Alto Saxophone - Russell Peterson
Puigsoliu - Joaquim Serra 

2008-09
Songs of the South Wind for Cello and Strings - Michael Gilbertson
So Says the Wind: A Ballade for String Orchestra - Philip Lasser
Beachspring - Jonathan McNair

2007-08
Piano Concerto Moses - David Finko
Concerto for Viola (World Premiere) - J.S. Bach, arr. Francisco Marchan

2006-07
Two Latin Sketches - Tom Benjamin
A Heartland Journey (World Premiere) - Edward Eicker
Six Variations for Violin and String Orchestra - Thomas Svoboda

2004-05
Berceuse - Jack Gallagher
Misthaven - Sumiko Sako

2003-04
Silver Lagoons - Carson Cooman
Music for Shakespeare - Edward Green
Hora Staccato - Dinicu/Douglas Huff

2002-03
Viva Mexico for Orchestra - Bill Cunliffe
Forro - Thomas Lee
Dance Machine - Shafer Mahoney