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Electric LA-TEX Event 2018

October 26 - 27

The Tulane University Music Science and Technology Area is excited to invite you and your students to the Electric LA-TEX 2018 Electronic Music Festival. Students from participating universities will present electronic music and audio-centric intermedia works over the course of four concerts on October 26th and 27th in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts Dixon Concert Hall.

The deadline for general submissions will be Saturday, September 29th. Each institution may select and submit up to 45 minutes of material for performance during the festival.

There is limited funding available for local performers to present works for live instruments and electronics. Composers are invited to submit works for electronics and instrumental solo or duet for the following instruments:

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass

To be considered, works requiring local performers must be submitted with the score and all electronics documentation and/or patches by Saturday, September 15th. Availability of performers will be confirmed no later than Monday, October 1st.

Please follow this link to complete the submission process for your institution:

Performance Schedule:

Friday, October 26th
8:00 pm - Concert I, Dixon Concert Hall

Saturday, October 27th
12:00 pm - Concert II, Dixon Concert Hall
5:00 pm - Concert III, Dixon Concert Hall

9:00 pm - Concert IV, Late-night concert, Location TBD

Soundcheck, TBD

All concerts in Dixon Hall will be presented on a provided 8.2 channel surround sound system. For works involving live electronics please be prepared to provide your own computer and soundcard. HD projectors will be available for works utilizing video.

Due to the dates of the festival coinciding with the Halloween holiday and the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, it is recommended that lodging be booked as soon as is possible. The closest lodging options to Tulane University can be found on the Airbnb and/or VRBO websites. Low-cost hotel rooms can be found in the New Orleans-adjacent suburb of Metairie and the Jefferson and Elmwood neighborhoods. While there are many hotel options in New Orleans neighborhoods such as the French Quarter, these rooms will be going for premium rates due to the weekend’s activities.

Please visit this page or the Electric LA-TEX 2018 Facebook event for the most up-to-date information about the festival.

For any other questions, please reach out to Tulane student coordinators, Leo Henkin and Stephen Montalvo, by e-mailing You can also e-mail them at,or if you have any additional concerns.