I submitted several choral scores to a publishing company for consideration. They were initially very interested in seeing them, but since I've sent them ... big surprise, I haven't heard anything. I have been patient and have written them only twice in the more than a year since I've submitted the music to them.
This publisher is one with which I would like to work, or at the very least, not offend. They are connected to a major choral ensemble and burning bridges wouldn't be prudent. That said, I can only wait so long before moving on to another publisher.
Here are my questions...
- Is it against any established etiquette or convention to submit a score to multiple publishers at once?
- If it is, how long is reasonable to wait before assuming that they simply aren't interested?
- Should I tell them that I am submitting the scores to another publisher?