A collaboration between Westlake Symphony Orchestra and SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music
The Westlake Symphony Orchestra is an accomplished school orchestra conducted by David Squire. The aim of this project is to encourage New Zealand composers at all career stages to have high quality works available for non-professional orchestras. By making these works available through SOUNZ Online orchestras will be able to watch and listen to repertoire they can programme and perform.
The selected works will be recorded and filmed later in 2019 by SOUNZ, and one work may be performed by the Westlake Symphony Orchestra at the KBB Music Festival in August 2019.
Call for scores
SOUNZ is calling for scores from New Zealand composers suitable for a secondary school orchestra, made up of the following forces:
• 2-3 flutes (1 doubling piccolo)
• 2 oboes
• 2-3 clarinets (1 doubling bass clarinet)
• 2 bassoons
• 4 horns
• 3-4 trumpets
• 3 trombones
• 1 tuba
• 5 percussionists
The duration of the work should be 2-8 minutes. There is also the option of submitting a concerto work featuring a trumpet, clarinet, trombone or cello soloist.
The deadline for submission is 9 am Monday 4 February 2019, and the parts for the selected works will be due at 9 am Monday 18 February.
For further notes, comments and application requirements, download the submission form.
Read about past Westlake Symphony Orchestra Recordings.