Dates: March 26-28, 2020

The Ball State University School of Music is pleased to feature guest artist Stephen Hartke at the 50th Annual Festival of New Music.

Call for Scores

Please check back for detailed information about score submissions and deadlines.


Composers of any age, nationality or institutional affiliation except those currently enrolled at or employed by Ball State University are eligible to submit scores.


1) All submissions should be made electronically, and should include the following:

  • Full score in PDF format
  • If available, a recording (MP3 or WAV format) or link to download or stream
  • Contact information including name, address, email, and a short bio or resume

2) Only one submission per composer will be considered for inclusion on the festival
3) Entry deadline is TBA

Attendance at the festival is encouraged but not required.

Please send all materials to


Contact Eleanor Trawick or Patrick Chan.