INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SCORES

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony seeks to promote new music, particularly works by American composers.

Submitted works should be of moderate technical difficulty, not more than 10 minutes in length, with instrumentation not to exceed 3222/4331/T P(2) strings.

Please send submissions to:
Dr. Bruce Polay
Artistic Director/Conductor
Knox-Galesburg Symphony
Knox College Campus Box K-5
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

Submissions to be returned must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

WORKS TO BE FEATURED IN THE 2013-14 SEASON:

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

RECENTLY FEATURED WORKS

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