Call For Composers

Submit your works to be performed by the SOI

We are inviting Indian composers to send in compositions to be performed by musicians of the Symphony Orchestra of India and the SOI Chamber Orchestra.

-Applicants must be of Indian nationality or hold OCI cards. 
-Applicants must be above 18 years of age. 

How to apply: 
-Please fill in the form here:
-A PDF score and audio (MP3) of your composition together with a copy of the first and last page of your passport/OCI card to be sent to, with the subject line “Call for Composers – [your name]”. Audio files can be notation software audio renderings, MIDI mock-ups, or live recordings. 
-Instrumentation: Solo instruments (from the following list) or any small, medium or large ensemble. Maximum instrumentation: 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 trumpet, percussion, piano/keyboard, and strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass).
-Composers may submit up to two works. 

Terms & conditions:
-Selected compositions will be performed/recorded by musicians of the SOI or the SOI Chamber Orchestra, and those composers will receive an honorarium, and publicity on NCPA and SOI social media platforms.
-Submission of works does not guarantee a performance. Selection of works to be performed is at the sole discretion of the Symphony Orchestra of India.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 12, 2021