Thursday, 29 January 2009

Sound and Music Computing Conference 2009: Call for Music

The 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC) is glad to announce an open call for works. This year's SMC will happen in Porto at Casa da Música, Porto's most recent architectural landmark located in the new center of the city.

There will be five concerts at the conference that include a network performance. Three of the concerts will be at Casa da Música and the other two at a venue to be announced.

We particularly encourage submissions of works of electronic music that have a performance aspect to it, such as works for instrument(s) and electronic music, laptop performances, live electronic music, live coding, circuit bending, interactive installations, audio-visual performance, and interactive dance.

The conference concert programme will be selected by curators (Evan Parker, Nicolas Collins, Pauline Oliveros and Robert Rowe) in coordination with the Music Chairs (Carlos Guedes and Pedro Rebelo). The conference will provide a professional ensemble with soloists in the following instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophones, Double Bass, Piano and Percussion.

All submissions must be made through an online system at Please note there is a limit of 100MB per submission (please used compressed formats, e.g. mp3, ogg, mp4). If you wish to send larger files you should mail us a CD/DVDs to the following address:

SMC 09 C/O Carlos Guedes
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias 378
4200-465 Porto

Call for Student works
The 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference is also glad to announce a call for student works. Undergraduate and Postgraduate students from all European Schools are encouraged to submit works, following the guidelines proposed in the main call for music. When submitting the works for the student call, you have to submit a proof of enrollment at a European School or University.

Important dates for both submissions:
Submission deadline: April 17
Notification of acceptance: May 15

All questions should be addressed to Carlos Guedes cguedes[at]inescporto[dot]pt or to Pedro Rebelo p[dot]rebelo[at]qub[dot]ac[dot]uk.

1 comment:

Adley said...

Great music conference. I had previously attended only one Conference, which is a Cloud Computing Conference 2009. It is the event covering latest trends and innovations and technologies of the Cloud Computing.