College of Fine Arts and Communication
To engage our community in all phases of new music's culture:
Visiting artists (listed here) are deeply involved with the creation and dissemination of new musical ideas. Guests will work with our community in:
Each year we will (see video introduction to the unique program):
NewMusic@ecu.edu to be a part of
Guest artist Chris Grymes performs in Todd Dining Hall
OUR HISTORY& archives
2018 - 2019Schedule of Events
Open to all composers, regardless of age, nationality or institutional affiliation. [Past winners listed below.]
Prize: The winning work will be performed by
the East Carolina University SymphonyApril 6, 2019, in Wright Auditorium, Greenville, NC.
For consideration, the following materials must be received by December 1, 2018:
Members of The East Carolina University Orchestra, Jorge Richter, Director, will perform the single winning work on Saturday evening, April 6, 2019, on a NC NewMusic Initiative concert on the East Carolina University campus in Greenville, NC.
Parts for the winning work must be received by January 10, 2019.
The composer of the winning work must be available to attend the festival. Every attempt will be made by the festival staff to provide accommodations for visitors, and to subsidize costs of travel. The composer of the winning work may also be asked to conduct a seminar, introducing their work to students and other festival attendants.
The composer of the selected score will be notified by December 25, 2018. Parts for the winning work must be received by January 10, 2019.
PAST WINNERS:2018: Frej Wedlund: Half-light on desolation2017: Charles Peck, Mosaic2016: John Costa, Esperanca 2015: Roydon Tse, Three Musings2014: Michael-Thomas Fumai, Lady Dark2013: Nicholas Omiccioli, flourishes2012: Jessica Rudman, Seasonal Affective Disorder2011: Paul Siskind, Gumption Trap2010: Ingrid Stölzel, Genius Loci2009: Chen Yao, Two Poems2008: Christopher Dietz, Gharra2007: Lembit Beecher, Don't Go There2006: Anthony Iannaccone, Waiting for Sunrise on the Sound