10th Annual OME New Music Festival

March 22-24, 2024 Phoenix AZ
The application to apply is now closed.
Please direct all questions to Amber Walker, OME Festival Program Director, at admin@ohmyears.com
The 10th Annual Oh My Ears (OME) New Music Festival will take place March 22-24, 2024 at multiple venues in Downtown Phoenix. Applications are due by Friday, December 22, 2023 at 11:59pm (MST). Applicants from any state in the U.S. as well as international artists are welcome to apply! There is no application fee.
Artist Payment is $100 for solo performers, $125 for duos, and $175 for ensembles with 3+ members. Performers also receive free admission to all festival shows.
We expect everyone to be responsible and professional. We expect prospective artists to be detailed and honest in completing their applications. We ask our artists to do their best to help promote their participation in our festival and use their social media presence to promote what they’re doing at OME - we will provide social media cards to make this an easy task. We expect artists to respond to communications in a timely manner so that we can keep things running smoothly.

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Applications for the 2024 Oh My Ears Festival will open in September 2023. Sign up for our mailing list and follow us on social media to stay up to date.
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Seven Oh My Ears staff members pose for a photo at the end of the 2023 OME festival.
OME Staff Members at the 2023 festival

About the Festival

The OME New Music Festival is an annual event where we invite unique and adventurous ensembles, solo artists, and projects to perform works by modern composers. The OME Festival has historically featured its performers in an eclectic variety of venues, from traditional concert halls to art galleries, bars, and cafes.

To participate in the annual festival you must fill out the application and be selected by our panel. The application typically goes live in the fall.