EDME is looking for guest musicians for their 2022 New Music Festival. Selected musicians will be invited to perform a 30-minute set at the New Music Festival taking place October 15th-16th, 2022, in Eugene, OR. 

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Musicians of all ages and nationalities may apply. Musicians from historically underrepresented groups, including non-white, female-identifying, and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Ensembles are eligible to apply.


Open to experimental genres of music.

  1. Complete the online application here.

  2. Pay the $10 submission fee* through this link. Please note that the fee is managed by our fiscal sponsor, Earthbound Moon.

  1. 3 samples of performances (video or audio) 

  2. Sample set list of what would be performed. Please prepare approximately 30-minutes of material. This list does not have to be final.


The $10 fee is important to help EDME’s operations and continue our mission. If the fee causes financial hardship, it may be waived. Please email to request to waive the fee. 


April 1 – Submissions Open

July 1 – Submissions Close

August 1 – Notification

October 15-16 – EDME New Music Festival


We aim to meet the above timeline, but please allow some flexibility. In case of excessive submissions, we reserve the right to delay notification as late as September 1.


The musicians will be given a 30 minute performance slot. 


The musician must attend the festival in person. 


Please provide your own equipment. EDME is not liable for any damage to your equipment that may happen. 


Housing and travel stipends are not available.


Please email with any questions.