The Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, will take place at The Ohio State University, School of Music in Columbus, from February 13 to 16. Ten works by ACA composers are scheduled for performance.
On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the evening concert features Slammed by James Paul Sain For Soprano Saxophone, iPad, and Computer.
On Thursday, Feb. 14, OK-OK by Lansing McLoskey will be performed by featured ensemble, the Anubis Saxophone Quartet.
On Friday, Feb. 15 at 1pm, Hall of Mirrors by Elliott Schwartz for Saxophone Quartet and Piano will be performed by the Ohio University (Athens) New Music Ensemble in Weigel Hall. At 3pm, Circular Motions by Richard Brooks for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano.
Sotto Voce by Marilyn Shrude for Violin, Cello, and Piano will be performed at the evening concert.
On Saturday, Feb. 16, the morning concert will feature, Perne in a Gyre by Elizabeth Bell for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano; Songs of Evocation by Brian Bevelander for Mezzo Soprano and Piano; Consort II: Photogram by Brian Fennelly for Saxophone Quartet. In the afternoon concerts, B-A-C-Homage by Elizabeth Austin for Viola and Piano will be performed; and Romances and Metamorphoses by Gerald Warfield for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano.
The Society of Composers, Inc., hosts several regional conferences and a national conference each year. Members are invited to submit compositions, paper presentations, sound installations, or panel discussions for any conference, regardless of its location or region, dependent on the performance or other limitations as set forth in the individual calls for scores.
Composers are usually required to attend conferences at which their compositions are performed. See the conference schedule below for upcoming regional and national events. Members are encouraged to be in touch with the respective conference hosts or the national office if they have any questions.