The National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network

Orchestra Services

"Feedback sessions with composers, mentors, musicians and conductors during the Colorado readings were enlightening and winning experiences for all involved."
Delta David Gier, conductor

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EarShot assists orchestras in planning and producing a wide-range of composer and new music programs. We provide:

New Music Readings, Composer Institutes & Competitions

  • Call for Scores and Materials Collection
  • Score Adjudication Panel
  • Mentor Composers
  • Production Support
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Financial Support Towards Production
  • Mentor Instrumentalist
    (for school/youth orchestras)

Composer Residencies

  • Orchestra and Composer Matchmaking
  • Residency Activities and Planning
  • Community and Education Connections
  • Technical Assistance
  • Resources/Mentoring
  • Commission Consortiums
  • Recording Issues
  • Access
  • Community of Orchestra Members

Additional services planned:

Online New Repertoire Database

  • Curated Database: What's Best in the New
  • Production/Publisher/Instrumentation Info
  • Scores and Audio samples