URI-Composers Google Group
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Syllabus (PDF)
Composition Rubrics


Undergraduate Recital Packet (available in music dept. office)
Graduate Recital Packet (available in music dept. office)
Concert Program Template
Ithaca College program guidelines
Concert Hall Advance Form

New Sounds (formerly Q2 Music)
Second Inversion
Counterstream Radio
I Care If You Listen TV
Q2 Music Meet the Composer Podcast
WRUU Contemporary Classics (Tu 7–9 pm)

New Music Box
I Care If You Listen (blog/magazine)
How to be a Good Ally and Create Safer Spaces in New Music (zine)

Helpful Tools / Information (for coordinating schedules)
MOLA Guidelines (notation)
IU Style Guide
Finale help: (1) formatting, (2) page turns, (3) even spacing of systems (notation)
Instrument Studies for Eyes and Ears
Berklee's Music Careers in Dollars and Cents (business)
Current copyright term and public domain in US (legal)
Women Composers Database
Composers of Color Database

Many more links here.


• JAN 22 — Spring 2018 classes begin
• MAR 9 / 11 — Scores and parts (PDF) due for Composers' Concert, finalize performers, deliver parts, schedule rehearsals

• APR 22 —
Complete program information (personnel, text, program notes) and concert hall form due
• APR 30 — Final portfolio due (all scores, plus parts for complete works, accompanying media)
• APR 30 — Performance/Recording Review and Self-Evaluation due via email


Concerts take place in Fine Arts Center B101 Concert Hall and are free unless otherwise noted
Attendance is required at all concerts in bold. (Bring friends!)

• JAN 28 at 3 pm — University Artists Series: New Music Ensemble
• FEB 3 at 7 pm — Verdant Vibes Benefit Concert @ Music Mansion, 88 Meeting St., Providence, $25 suggested donation (if that's prohibitive, pay what you can)
• MAR 15 at 7:30 pm — Transient Canvas performs an electroacoustic program including KV’s Year Without a Summer, BEAMS Fest, Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
• APR 7 at 8 pm — Verdant Vibes & Audrey Harrer @ Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence, $15
• APR 15 at 1 pm — Rebecca Jackson's Graduate Composition Recital @ Pumphouse Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Road, Wakefield
• APR 22 at 7:30 pm — Lucas Tarantino's Senior Composition Recital
• MAY 6 from 3–9 pm — URI New Music Festival (we will need your volunteer help throughout and possibly earlier for setup)