Welcome to the Playground Ensemble's CoCoCo submission page! 

IF YOU ARE AN ADULT COMPOSER (including college students),
please click on the orange "submit" button next to "CoCoCo 11" below. 

please click on the orange "submit" button next to "Youth CoCoCo 2017" below.   

  • Open to: Colorado residents and students at Colorado academic institutions 
  • Prize: Chosen submissions will be performed and recorded at the Playground’s CoCoCo concert on 4/23/17*.  One composer will be selected as the recipient of a $500 commission for a new work for the Playground to be premiered during our ’17-‘18 season**.
  • Submission requirements
    • Composers may submit up to two scores, duration 3-12 minutes, for any combination of the following: 1 flute/piccolo/alto flute, 1 clarinet/bass clarinet, 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 2 percussion, 1 classical guitar, 1 soprano or mezzo-soprano voice, 1 piano, electronics***. 
    • Works for one performer will not be considered.  Works for a single live performer plus electronics are allowed. 
    • Submitted scores and parts must be anonymous: NO identifying information, including the filenames!!
    • Recordings are optional, but strongly recommended.  A MIDI recording is preferrable to no recording. 
  • Deadline: 1/20/17 (Notification of selection starting by 2/1/17)
  • Fee: OPTIONAL $15 contribution to help defray the costs of CoCoCo (credit card or PayPal)

*Audio and video recordings of the performance may be used by the Playground for promotional materials.

** The Playground reserves the right to not award the commission if so desired.

***For works using electronics, the Playground will provide 2 channel stereo playback, from CD or laptop.  For any other needs the composer may be responsible for providing equipment. 


Ends on January 20, 2018$15.00
Please provide the information below to submit a piece for CoCoCo 12.