SEAMUS 2024 National Conference, 40th Anniversary – a constellation of regional hosts
The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) is pleased to invite submissions for its 2024 National Conference, the 40th anniversary of the organization’s national conference. This year the conference will consist of a constellation of regional events hosted by SEAMUS members and affiliated institutions around the country. The Submission Deadline is now EXTENDED to December 10, 2023, 11:59 AoE.
Each regional event has a unique call for works, together showcasing a wide range of electroacoustic practices around the U.S. The varied nature of these regional events will provide an excellent opportunity for practitioners of electro-acoustic music to have their music heard at the national level and to interact with SEAMUS members around the country.
Attendance: Attendance requirements vary by individual event. Please verify individual attendance policies before submitting.
Submission Limits: Submitters may submit one work to the conference total, either a piece or a paper. Submitters must be SEAMUS members to apply to the conference and/or to the Sweetwater/SEAMUS Award.
Fees: There is no fee for submitting to the conference. If accepted to the conference, registration fees will be required for all events.
Adjudication: SEAMUS adjudication is a peer-reviewed double-blind process. All submissions must be anonymous. Any information revealing the creator’s or author’s identity will be disqualified. Regional hosts will assess works for event suitability following the initial adjudication process. More details are available here.
Conference Documentation: Documentation of selected works in performance will vary among regional hosts. Please refer to each host’s guidelines for more information.
Dates: The deadline for conference submissions is EXTENDED TO December 10, 2023 at 11:59 p.m AoE.
SEAMUS 2024 Conference Calls for Works:
1-EARFEST (Long Island, Feb 20, 2024)
2-Field Effect – SEAMUS@DXARTS (Seattle, February 22, 2024)
3-ARP+AV+LIVE by UVA Charlottesville (Charlottesville, VA, February 23+24, 2024)
4-The Fridman Gallery Listening Room, designed by Daniel Neumann.Works for Octophonic Cube hosted by CT-SWaM
(NYC, February 29 + March 1, 2024)
5-CLICK meets SEAMUS @ 40: EAM @ Ohio U (Athens, OH, March 2, 2024)
6-Living Room Music (NYC, March 13, 2024)
7-Soundscapes of Inner Peace (NYC, March 18, 2024 (10am-12noon))
8-RTSNeutral Meets SEAMUS: Poetry, RAP, and, EAM (NYC, March 20, 2024 (7pm))
9-Seamus @ 40 @ CEMI @ 60: Immersive Realities Explored (Denton, March 23, 2024 (6:30pm and 8pm))
10-Cinema for the Ears (Baton Rouge, April 5, 2024)
11-NIME (Baton Rouge, April 6, 2024)
12-Instruments and Electronics (Baton Rouge, April 6, 2024)
13-Spatial Music and Movement (Blacksburg, April 11, 2024)
14-Forest in a City (Atlanta, April 27, 2024)
SEAMUS 2024 Conference Calls for Papers:
IMPORTANT SUBMISSION NOTE: The submission form will provide different options depending on your choice in certain fields. In order to choose your preference for regional hosts, you will need to select whether you are submitting a piece or a paper and additional options may appear depending on the regional hosts you choose.