Call For Scores 2021

Alkali Collective invites emerging composers connected to the Atlantic Canadian provinces to submit their chamber works to the ensemble’s first annual Call for Scores. Eligible applicants are emerging and early-career composers of any age who are current residents of, were born in, or have completed a substantial portion of their musical education in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.

Three chamber works will be selected by members of Alkali Collective to be performed at the ensemble’s March 2022 concert. Each selected applicant will be rewarded a cash prize of $250 CAD. The selected works will be live recorded, and the recording will be available to the selected composers for archival use.

Submissions must be completed by no later than November 30th, 2021.

The deadline has been extended to January 1st, 2022.

For more details and to apply, please see the submission form:

Questions can be sent via email to

COVID-19 Disclaimer: All of the above is subject to relevant federal and provincial guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.