Staged Works: Call-for-Scores

Calgary Contemporary Showcase is excited to announce a Call-for-Scores: Staged Works.  We are looking for vocal works spanning aesthetics of contemporary opera to Musical Theatre.


Selected works will be added to Calgary CS’s Vocal Syllabus and an inaugural class will be created at the Contemporary Showcase 2022 Festival.



  • Submissions must be for solo vocal staged works with piano accompaniment.  

  • Composer must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.



  • Submit scores in PDF format to 

  • Include title of the piece, year work was composed, and difficulty level of each piece submitted (eg. Junior, Intermediate, or Advanced)


DEADLINE: April 1st, 2022




Submissions to the Contemporary Showcase syllabus should ideally:

-have musical, educational, and pedagogical value for both teacher and performer

-contain new ideas or techniques introduced or presented in a novel or interesting way

-strike an appropriate balance between length of composition length and difficulty, keep the skill and ability of the intended performer in mind

-represent and/or contribute to the cultural fabric of Canada