New Music - Chamber Music Composers Competition

New Music for 2022-23 Season

As part of our Composer in Residence Program, the Allentown Symphony Orchestra offered a "Call for Scores" for our New Music Series; Chamber Music. Submissions are evaluated by our Composer in Residence, Chris Rogerson, and a consortium of notable composers and educators from the region.

This is your chance to share and showcase your compositions!

The call for scores for the 2023-24 season will be announced soon. Add your name to our mailing list for all updates here

Selected composers for the New Music Chamber Concert series are expected to attend a rehearsal and the concert. 

Past Concerts 2021-2022


This concert was a collection of string pieces inspired by the flavor, colors, and textural profile of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Cuisine. Compositions by Hailey Belverio, Pierre Bohemond, Karen Danial, Peter Deshler, Ashlyn Leary, Mike Lorenze, Tom Maher, Steve Reisteter, and Chris Rogerson.
Food prepared by our creative partners at Union and Finch Restaurant, 1528 W. Union St. Allentown
Performance Date: APRIL 5, 2022
Performance Location: Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 321 E. Third Street, Bethlehem

Archive Recording in Production


This concert was comprised of works that were inspired by visual art, either existing or created expressly for this event. Compositions by Ava Bloomfield, Larry Lipkis, Morgan Moss, Kirk O'Riordan, Scott Watson, Jennifer Higdon, and Chris Rogerson. 
Performance Date: NOVEMBER 2, 2021
Performance Location: ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

Archive Recording in Production


Performance date: APRIL 24, 2021
To watch the concert, click on the link below

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