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Call for Scores

The New Music on the Bayou 2020 Call-for-Scores is now open. For more information, visit, the Call-for-Scores page.

NMB Scholarships

To be considered for one of our $1000 scholarships, submit an essay (maximum 1 page) describing: 1) your need for financial assistance; 2) how this festival will benefit you; and 3) how your inclusion will enhance the diversity of the festival.

A letter supporting your scholarship application from a mentor or friend is also required. The application for the scholarships is completed in conjunction with your festival submission. Our call for scores and the application process will open January 1, 2020. Apply here.

New Music on the Bayou (“NMB”) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Louisiana and headquartered in Monroe, LA. Coordinated by Mel Mobley and Greg Lyons, the organization was formed to bring its namesake summer festival to the community for the first time in 2016.
producing professional performances of works by contemporary composers + giving modern music a voice + inspiring communities with fresh ideas about the performing arts
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