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January 14, 2022

Submit Your Score and Proposal for Concept Lab

SEPTEMBER SONGWRITING SHOW: PROPOSALS DUE BY APRIL 30TH DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, MAY 8TH

Concept Lab Vol. XIV on September 25th features a songwriting workshop for composers interested in writing their own texts. Poet CATHERINE FLETCHER joins us to offer reviews and suggestions on the composers’ poetry, which will then be set for soprano and/or baritone, and piano.

First drafts of poetry will be due May 31st, second drafts on June 30th, final drafts on July 15th, and finished songs on September 1st. Please include ideas for both your text and your music in your proposals.

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ABOUT CONCEPT LAB

Concept Lab is an exciting new exploratory music series featuring works in progress, improvised works and collaborative and multi-disciplinary projects in all stages of completion.

Created by composers Seth Boustead and Will Rowe and run as a collective, Concept Lab is New York City’s only series featuring works in progress.

If you have an idea you’ve always wanted to try or are currently working on a piece and want to hear part of it or just want to write something new for amazing musicians, then we invite you to submit to Concept Lab.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Concept Lab will happen at the Rockwood Music Hall in Lower Manhattan and features great players from around New York City. Fixed media pieces are welcome, as are electro-acoustic works in stereo format, however composers must supply their own tech for works utilizing live electronics.

Every composer is allotted 10 minutes, including a spiel regarding what the composer is seeking to achieve. Ideally each composer would be able to be there in person to present your work but it is not required.

2022 Performances:
March 27th
June 19th
September 25th
December 4th

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