MY SAN JOSE SONG

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MY SAN JOSE SONG Overview

SUBMISSIONS WANTED!

One-minute musical works of all genres, inspired by San José and written by community members, will be curated by the San José Chamber Orchestra and performed by a variety of musical groups at San Jose City Hall as part of Make Music San José on June 21.

MY SAN JOSE SONG is presented by San José Chamber Orchestra as part of the Creative License Ambassador program of the City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs.


HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Read the guidelines…..create…..submit by email….come hear your song on June 21!!!


GUIDELINES

  • All musical genres by all age creators are welcome!
  • Submissions will be accepted by email only at mysanjosesong@gmail.com
  • Deadline for receipt of submission is June 1.


SUBMISSION DETAILS

  • Subtitle your song to indicate your San José inspiration. For example: "MY SAN JOSE SONG: Christmas in the Park"
  • Submitted work needs to 1 minute long.
  • To ensure originality, the composition must be written out. PDF format required. Submission may include full scores or a lead sheet (melody, with words if part of the composition, chords welcome).
  • Along with written work, submissions may also include recordings (soundcloud, MIDI, mp3, mp4) and videos (YouTube, .mov, etc.), but are not required.
  • Texts without music will be accepted and will be set to music by project composers.
  • If your music is created solely or partially electronically, contact us to determine best presentation.
  • Submissions must be appropriate for diverse audiences. San José Chamber Orchestra reserves the right to not perform works that use offensive language, promote discrimination, or hatred in any way.


IMPORTANT

When submitting, you will need to put the following text into the body of the email:

I acknowledge that it is MY responsibility to insure that the material submitted is completely original and does not infringe upon any copyright laws.


PERFORMANCE

A performance schedule for June 21 will be ready by June 10.

It is NOT necessary to attend the performance of your song, but highly encouraged.

We will make an honest attempt to perform every SAN JOSE SONG on June 21.


QUESTIONS?

Email us at mysanjosesong@gmail.com and find us on Facebook at MY SAN JOSE SONG

For information about Make Music San José or San José Chamber Orchestra visit us online.

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