Open Call for Viola Scores by Women

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VIOLA call for scores by American women composers- FAST DEADLINE

Maggie Snyder, Associate Professor of Viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia, with funding support from the Louisville-based Nora Redman Fund, is pleased to announce a call-for-scores for solo viola works by women composers.



  1. $2,000USD
  2. Performance (world premiere) by Maggie Snyder at the Creative Arts Center of the University of Georgia’s Ramsey Recital Hall in March 2019 
  3. Consideration for inclusion in a 2020 celebration of women composers and possible recording in 2020 featuring works for solo viola by living American women composers 


Work requirement:

  1. Solo viola, no electronics
  2. 5-9 minutes in length
  3. Must be considered “world premiere” and not be included on another professionally released recording 
  4. Composers may send in only one work, not multiple works.


Composer Eligibility: 

  1. Composer must identify as female
  2. Composer must be an American citizen


To apply: send the following to, Attn “Call for Scores: [Your Name]” by February 14, 2019, 11:59pm.  Late entries will not be considered.

  1. Composers resume (1-2 page)
  2. Score (PDF)
  3. Recording (preferred, not required)
  4. Info sheet with composer’s contact information (email, mailing address, phone number), and work information (title, year completed, program notes/description, duration, performance history)
  5. Composer bio and headshot


Additional info:

A panel of 3 judges (TBA) will determine the winner. 

Entry Fee: $0.00