2022 WCFH Call for Participation: Music Marathon
The Women Composers Festival of Hartford embraces diversity of race, ethnicity, and ability. The mission of the Festival is to feature artists who identify as women, including transgender and gender-fluid individuals. The Festival is open to presentations from composers/performers/speakers who are willing to confront gender and other intersecting identities in their work.

Applications for the 2022 Music Marathon are open to:
-Composer-performers who identify as women, including transgender and gender-fluid individuals
-Composers who identify as women, including transgender and gender-fluid individuals, who are providing their own performers of any gender
-Performers of any gender presenting works by living or historical women, including transgender and gender-fluid, composers.

The Marathon will be part of the WCFH 2022 Festival, March 11 - 13 at the University of Hartford's The Hartt School. Applications are due on October 1, 2021 at 11:59pm ET, and decisions will be sent via email by December 15th, 2021.

**We acknowledge that, given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot predict whether our 2022 Festival will be in-person, fully virtual, or a hybrid combination.
Email *
Name *
The name you would like printed in the Festival's program book.
We acknowledge that, given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot predict whether our 2022 Festival will be in-person, fully virtual, or a hybrid combination. How would you like to participate in our 2022 Music Marathon?
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Performer/Composer Bios *
Please upload bio to a document in Dropbox or Google Drive, and provide its link below. Document must contain names, email addresses, and 100-word biographies of EVERY performer and composer. Link must remain active through March 31st, 2022.
Where are you located? *
Title of Work(s) *
Composer of Work(s) *
List the name of the composer and birth/death dates where applicable.
Duration *
Please provide the length of EACH work being performed. The total amount of time should not exceed 45 minutes for in-person performances**, or 10 minutes for virtual or pre-recorded performances.
Program Notes for Online / PDF Program *
Please provide program notes for our 2022 Festival Program for each piece or your program. Please try to keep your remarks at 1200 words or fewer. You may enter program notes here OR upload your program notes to Dropbox or Google Drive and provide its link below.
Program Notes for Printed Programs *
In 300 words or fewer, please provide program notes for our 2022 Festival Program for each piece or your program. You may enter program notes here OR upload your program notes to Dropbox or Google Drive and provide its link below. (Both program notes may be part of the same uploaded document.)
Technical Requirements *
List all sound/visual requirements. The WCFH cannot guarantee availability of all requests.
Sample Recording Link (MP3 or WAV only) *
Please upload a recording to Dropbox or Google Drive, and provide its link below. Recordings must feature all performers who will be present for the Festival and remain active through March 31st, 2022.
OPTIONAL: Already-Prepared Video Recordings for Virtual Performers (MP4 or MOV)
If selected, virtual performers will have until February 1st, 2022 to submit finalized videos. If you already have a video prepared that you would like to share with us, please provide a Google or Dropbox link here.
Score (PDF only)
Required only for composer-performers and composers providing their own performers. Scores must be linked from a Dropbox or Google Drive account and remain active through March 31st, 2022.
How did you hear about this score call?
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I understand that if my submission is selected for an in-person performance**, I am required to attend the Festival (not just my own performance) and register for a Festival pass ($100 for professionals, $50 for students, adjunct faculty members, and seniors (ages 55+)). I understand that (fully credited) recordings and photography of works and individuals taken at the Festival may be used by the Women Composers Festival of Hartford for publicity, development, and archival purposes. Please Note: no composer, presenter, or performer will be turned away due to an inability to pay the registration fee. If you would like to discuss financial aid options, please contact us at womencomposersfestivalhartford@gmail.com.
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I understand that if my submission is selected for a virtual performance, I am expected to contribute to the WCFH. I understand that (fully credited) recordings and photography of my work and my self taken at the Festival may be used by the Women Composers Festival of Hartford for publicity, development, and archival purposes. Please Note: no composer, presenter, or performer will be turned away due to an inability to contribute to the WCFH.
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I acknowledge that the Festival is unable to provide any travel funding. I also agree to submit complete performance materials, including finalized videos for virtual performances, by January 31st, 2022. *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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