innova Recordings, the in-house recording label of American Composers Discussion board, invitations artists to submit recording initiatives for this 12 months’s Spring Nationwide Name. We welcome initiatives representing quite a lot of musical approaches and at varied levels of the recording course of. Functions can be accepted from March 15 to April 28, 2023, and can be reviewed by a panel of artist-curators (particulars beneath).
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
- There is no such thing as a payment to use or be on the label.
- Artists obtain distribution, licensing, promotion, and preserve possession of their music, plus 100% of gross sales income.
- Artists obtain help from innova for each the manufacturing and promotion of their music, for free of charge, at each step of the method.
- Artists be part of as a cohort with facilitated steering from innova and connection to ACF’s massive artist neighborhood.
- ACF/innova supplies introductions and referrals to a broad affiliate community involved in supporting various artists, together with mixing/mastering, design, videographers, public relations and advertising and marketing, recording studio time, and bodily manufacturing of CDs and vinyl.
- Naxos distributes recordings and works with a number of streaming platforms and media companions to make sure visibility.
Be taught extra about these choices right here.
We’re grateful for our partnership with the Elizabeth and Michel Sorel Charitable Group, whose mission is to increase alternatives and stretch the boundaries for ladies in music. Their beneficiant funding helps us raise up artists who’ve been traditionally marginalized within the recording business.
Along with the help from ACF’s annual fund, innova Recordings receives endowed help from the McKnight Basis.
This chance is for U.S.-based artists, together with composers, creators, and performers (as people or teams).
American Composers Discussion board encourages candidates of all racial and gender identities to use. We are going to maintain area for ladies artists to be funded by means of the Sorel Group. We invite artists from a full vary of musical approaches and are dedicated to supporting a various pool of artists creating music right this moment. For extra details about ACF’s fairness dedication, please learn ACF’s Assertion of Dedication to Fairness.
HOW TO APPLY
Whether or not you’ve an thought for a venture or a totally realized album able to launch, APPLY HERE and inform us about your music. The appliance portal will open on March 15 and shut on April 28, 2023, at midnight.
innova Recordings Director, Chris Campbell and Supervisor, Tim Igel can be found to artists in search of steering on their purposes or their recording initiatives. As well as, an info session concerning the software course of can be held on Wednesday April 5 at 3 p.m. CT. You’ll be able to register for the data session on Zoom right here. A recording of the data session can be posted on-line for these not capable of attend.
PANEL OF CURATORS:
KENNEDY TAYLOR DIXON
Described as a “vibrant musical voice,” Kennedy Taylor Dixon is a violist, composer, and scholar at the moment pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Composition at Princeton College. Her work has been heard at a number of nationwide conferences and worldwide festivals, together with New Music on the Level, Bang on a Can, Digital Music Midwest, and Worldwide Alliance for Girls in Music.
Ken Ueno is a composer, vocalist, and sound artist. His works develop the interstice between these three output modes. He creates distinctive areas for audiences and ensembles to inhabit with the added focus of himself as a vocalist using bespoke strategies (typically with a megaphone). Ueno is at the moment a Professor in Music at UC Berkeley.
Laura Steenberge is a composer and performer from California, at the moment residing in Asheville, North Carolina. Her work is located on the crossroads of music, language, mythology, and ritual efficiency observe. At present, she is engaged on solo improvisations for viola da gamba, transcriptions of eleventh century Aquitanian chant, and chamber works that normally contain the voice.
Julian Terrell Otis is a inventive vocalist/improviser, curator, and composer from Chicago. He has been a featured vocalist on works by George E. Lewis, Nicole Mitchell, and Angel Bat Dawid. His pursuits have led him to championing the vocal works of composers like Julius Eastman and Ben Patterson. He’s at the moment engaged on his Artistic Capital venture Resolved: Critiquing Modern Music By way of Improvised Efficiency. You’ll be able to try his work on Bandcamp!
ABOUT THE SOREL ORGANIZATION
The Elizabeth and Michel Sorel Charitable Group Inc., a 501(c)(3) personal basis, was established in 1996 by pianist Claudette Sorel and named for her dad and mom. The Sorel Group (www.SorelMusic.org) is dedicated to increasing alternatives for ladies in music, amplifying the voices of underrepresented composers, advancing gender and racial fairness, and broadening the classical music canon for future generations.
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN is an editorially-independent program of the American Composers Discussion board, and is made doable due to beneficiant donor and institutional help. Opinions expressed are solely these of the creator and should not symbolize the views of ICIYL or ACF.
You’ll be able to help the work of ICIYL with a tax-deductible present to ACF. For extra on ACF, go to the “At ACF” part or composersforum.org.
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