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CALL FOR SCORES FOR 2021-2022 IS OPEN!!!!

TEMPO

The Epicenter Musical Performance Organization

New Music Ensemble

Los Angeles, California

About

TEMPO (The Epicenter Musical Performance Organization), dedicated to the pursuit, performance, and perseverance of contemporary music, was formed in 2008 at California State University, Northridge by Daniel Kessner and Julia Heinen.

In Spring 2019, TEMPO was honored to receive 1st prize at the Doug Davis Performance Grant for their performance of Fred Lerdahl’s “Time After Time.”

The ensemble of flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, and percussion consists of faculty, alumni, and friends,  all of whom share a passion for performing works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

In 2021-2022 TEMPO celebrates its 13th season of bringing contemporary music to the world.  In addition to programming established contemporary works,  it also hosts an annual “Call for Scores,” selecting several works to feature each season.

Performances

May 23rd, 2021 

7:30pm

Virtual Live Streamed Concert!
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Program includes:

Nick Bentz
Glimpse for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

Andrew List
Visions from the Aboriginal Dreamtime for violin, clarinet, and piano

Charles Peck
Sunburst for piano quartet

AND IN CELEBRATION OF HIS 75th BIRTHDAY

Daniel Kessner
Studies in Melodious Expression for solo flute

 

Score Submission

TEMPO Ensemble

(The Epicenter Musical Performance Organization)

13th  Season 2021-2022

Call for Scores

TEMPO (The Epicenter Music Performance Organization), a septet consisting of flutes (all), clarinets (all), violin(s), viola(s), cello, percussion, and piano, invites scores with or without conductor, either for the entire ensemble or smaller groups within our instrumentation.
  • Notes: For the 2021-2022 season we are not considering working that include percussion. In addition, works that require other instruments can be considered but you should check with us first.
Works will be selected for our coming 13th Season in 2021-22 concert season at California State University, Northridge in addition to other venues.
Important Dates:
  • June 15 2021 – deadline for consideration.
  • August 1, 2021 – composers will be notified.
  • August 15, 2021 – parts, biographical and program notes of selected composers must be received. (we will let you know if electronic or hard copies are required)
Submission Fees:
  • First score submission – $40
  • Each additional score – $20

For multiple submissions, please submit a new form for each work.

Questions should be addressed to Julia Heinen, julia.heinen@csun.edu

Submissions for 2021-2022 are closed. Look for our announcement in April 2022 for our next season!


Thanks to all the fantastic works we had submitted for 2021-22 season! 

Winners will be announced in late July

Contact

TEMPO New Music Ensemble

California State University, Northridge

Department of Music

Attention: Julia Heinen

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330-8314

(818) 677-3168

julia.heinen@csun.edu