Call for music

CMMR Tokyo is rescheduled to 2021. Call for application is temporarily closed. We will announce the open call again soon.

CMMR 2021 welcomes submissions of music / sound art works that will be presented in concerts included in the conference program. Works are preferably expected to meet the conference theme: “Music in the AI Era.” The event will take place at “Ongaku-no-tomo” hall near the conference venue, 4 and 5 November, 2020.

Original contributions are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Works involving live electronics, including computer processing and laptop orchestras, or live coding, or electronic devices with up to 6 channels of sound.
  • Works combining musical instruments (up to 3), voices or dance with live or fixed media electronics, up to 6 channels.
  • Electroacoustic music for fixed media alone, with up to 6 channels.

Submission is limited to one work per person; each work should not exceed 12 minutes.

Individuals may submit works for any instrumentation, but if the submitter is unable to provide the performer(s), additional costs will need to be paid for each performer provided by CMMR. Only works with no more than three performers can be considered.

All projects must be submitted with the following materials;

  • Program note (text)
  • Recording / video of the work (stereo, MP3/AAC)
  • Technical rider (pdf)

Materials above must be submitted online through WeTransfer (, addressed to;
cmmr2020-music [ a t ]

Submission deadline: 30 April, 2020
Notification of acceptance: 10 July, 2020

CMMR will provide a mixing console, speaker system, microphones, cables, and a computer with an audio interface for the playback of fixed media audio. Composers of interactive works will be responsible for providing their own computer, audio interface, and any specialized peripherals.