Opportunities

 
Call for Scores    
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Submission Fee: $ 5.00 per score

113 is accepting scores for their 2017-18 concert season. Selected scores may be programmed at any point during the season. Composers who are accepted are encouraged (but not required) to attend. Composers of any age or nationality may apply. We are accepting scores in three categories:

1.  Solo works for any instrument or voice type

2.  Duos for saxophone with piano

3.  Works for 1-4 Female Vocalists (2 Soprani and 2 Mezzo-Soprani)

Submissions may include electronics or improvisation.

Guidelines:

Scores should be submitted electronically to 113composers@gmail.com with the subject heading, “113 Call for Scores.” Please attach a PDF of the score and include the link to an mp3 recording (if available). Composers may submit multiple scores, but please note that there is a $ 5.00 fee for each score submission. Submission fees will be accepted through Paypal. 

 

2016 - 17 SEASON INTERNSHIP


This internship provides a unique opportunity to work with a Twin Cities new music organization founded by University of Minnesota School of Music alumni. 113, a collection of composers and performers of new music, produces concerts, seminars, and master classes throughout the Twin Cities. Since its inception in 2012, 113 has presented over thirty world premieres and worked with composers and performers such as James Dillon, Brian Ferneyhough, Chaya Czernowin, Michael Pisaro, Duo Gelland, Bill Solomon, Collect/Project, Marcelo Rilla, and Dal Niente, in addition to dozens of local musicians of the highest calibre. The selected intern will gain first-hand experience with many important aspects of arts administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Score printing, binding, and mailing (limited score editing may also be possible under certain circumstances)
  • Research Twin Cities concert venues
  • Assist with social media, marketing, and PR strategic development
  • Assist in the organization and design of concert programs and other concert materials
  • Maintain donor database
  • Assist in the grant-writing process and with foundation donor request and other mailings
  • Assist with project documentation and archival of past projects
  • Assist on-site at Twin Cities-based 113 concerts and events throughout the season with possible tasks including but not limited to:
    • Assist with preparations for concerts in the weeks leading up to the event
    • Provide on-site manual assistance for load-in, set up, and stage changes
    • Assist with reception preparations
    • Staff ticketing table at events: facilitate the dissemination of marketing materials, facilitate email list signups, answer inquiries from patrons, etc.
  • Other duties as needed
     

Schedule and Location:

Weekly work schedule is flexible, based on applicant’s availability. Number of weekly hours is negotiable. Ability to work during 113 performances is required. Primary work location is negotiable and some telecommuting is possible. Concert venues vary, and are located throughout the Twin Cities in areas that are easily accessible by public transportation and car.

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position is driven, self-motivated, able to work independently, willing to follow direction, works well as part of a team, and detail oriented. The intern will have strong multi-tasking skills; music knowledge; understanding of Google Docs, Google Drive and Gmail; be Social Media savvy; have the ability to follow-through on large projects; and have their own laptop computer in working condition. Experience with music notation and audio editing software is ideal.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume listing all relevant experience with the creation and presentation of music, arts administration skills, and leadership roles to info@113collective.com.

Candidates are encouraged to apply for the CLA Internship Scholarship in the amount of $1500.00 (applications are due June 1, 2016; September 21, 2017; or February 1, 2017) or to register for course credit through CLA courses ID 1201 Major and Career Exploration, ID 3201 Career Planning, or ID 3208 Internship Reflection