Artist Opportunities

We are excited to welcome the Balance Campaign as our 2024 Ensemble-in-Residence and Kirsten Volness as our 2024 Composer-in-Residence!

Call for Scores: ______ Our 2024 Call for Scores is open to works for Pierrot Ensemble & Percussion (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion) or any combination of four or more of those instruments. Selected works will be performed by the 2024 Ensemble-in-Residence, Balance Campaign, along with the commissioned work by 2024 Composer-in-Residence, Kirsten Volness, at the Feature Concert.

Music Marathon: sadiksadfkl

Scholarly Symposium: Presenters discuss women composers and their works.

Emerging Composers Workshop: Emerging Composers have the opportunity to prepare, compose, and revise works with ECW mentor Dr. Jessica Rudman over the course of several months in virtual sessions. These pieces will be workshopped and recorded by the 2024 Ensemble-in-Residence, Balance Campaign in an open reading at the Festival.

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Application Deadlines

All applications are due on Sunday, September 1st, 2023.

Application Fees

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford does not charge any fees for applying to our Calls for Participation.

Participation Fees

All participants pay a registration fee to help defray the costs of producing the Festival. Each participant will receive audio and video recordings of their contribution(s) to the Festival.

Adjudication Process