Grants, Awards, and Loans

Deadline Extended! YNYC Competition for Young Composers

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sat, 2018-09-22
Entry Fee: 
25.00
Currency: 
U.S. Dollar (USD)

Since the spring of 2001, the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus has provided a close­knit fellowship for talented singers in their twenties and early thirties, assembling some of the finest choral musicians from the many young people seeking an artistic life in this dynamic city.

Published date: 
14 Sep 2018

2019 Art Song Composition Award

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sat, 2018-12-01
Entry Fee: 
30.00
Currency: 
U.S. Dollar (USD)

Entries for the 2019 Art Song Composition Award are being accepted. Application deadline is December 1, 2018. Presented by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the annual composition contest fosters the collaborative energy of vocalists and composers, with prizes sponsored by composer Lori Laitman. Share this link and notify your composer colleagues and encourage them to apply for the NATS Art Song Composition Award. https://www.nats.org/art-song-composition.html
The work must be:

Published date: 
5 Sep 2018

ICEBERG Young Composer Awards 2018-19

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Mon, 2018-10-15

BACKGROUND

ICEBERG New Music is pleased to announce their inaugural young composer awards! Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2019 to deserving pre-collegiate student composers from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The selected composers will also receive free lessons and feedback from ICEBERG member composers, and may be invited to participate in a recorded reading of their work with one of ICEBERG's 2018-19 partner ensembles.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

Published date: 
9 Jul 2018

2nd MA/IN ~ SPAZIOMUSICA COMMISSION (2018) + EXTENDED DEADLINE +

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sun, 2018-07-01
Entry Fee: 
20.00
Currency: 
Euro (EUR)

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INTERNATIONAL CALL for NEW WORK ~ MATERA [ITALY] | CAGLIARI [ITALY] EXTENDED Deadline 1st July 2018

With the support of “Spaziomusica” association of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) the MA/IN - MAtera Intermedia Festival promotes the creation of a NEW WORK for FLUTE + Electronics/Multimedia.

Selected works will be performed TWICE: the world premiere at the MA/IN 2018 (Matera early October 2018), the second performance during the 37th Festival Spaziomusica (Cagliari, early October 2018)

Published date: 
3 Jun 2018

MA/IN 2018 - MAtera INtermedia festival + EXTENDED DEADLINE +

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sun, 2018-06-17
Entry Fee: 
25.00
Currency: 
Euro (EUR)

INTERNATIONAL CALL for WORKS ~ MATERA [ITALY] - EXTENDED Deadline 17th June 2018

The artistic collective LOXOSconcept, with the support of the “Matera 2019 Foundation - Euro Capital of Culture", promotes the third edition of MA/IN 2018 [MAtera INtermedia festival].

The MA/IN 2018 will take place in MATERA [European Capital of Culture 2019] early October 2018 at the camazing CASA CAVA concert hall.

All authors and performers of any age and nationality can submit works in one of these categories:
[A] Acousmatic ~ fixed media music
[B] Mixed Media ~ for instruments and electronics [fixed or live]
[C] AudioVisual ~ works with pre-prepared video and music. The video part can be of any kind
[D] LivePerformance/SoundArt ~ works that include electronics and other elements. Sound Installation are allowed

Published date: 
3 Jun 2018

2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Fri, 2018-08-03

The S&R Foundation Washington Award recognizes talented emerging artists working in visual
arts, music, and dance.

This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000.
Additionally:
• Award winners become part of the S&R Foundation network of
artists, scientists, and social entrepreneurs.
• Award winners will be invited to the Washington Award
Ceremony in Washington D.C. in Spring 2019.

Published date: 
3 Aug 2018

Detroit Composers' Project, Call for Composers!

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Fri, 2018-06-08
Entry Fee: 
0.00

Detroit Composers' Project
CALL FOR COMPOSERS!
APPLICATIONS DUE BY JUNE 8, 2018

This project aims to connect early-career, local composers with musicians in their community. The September 2018 concert will feature six world premieres by artists that perform regularly in numerous Detroit-based ensembles. With support provided by the Michigan Council for Arts & Affairs (MCACA) New Leaders Program we are offering four commissions for composers to write a new chamber work for premiere on September 9, 2018 at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ historic Lecture/Recital Hall.

Published date: 
12 May 2018

NYWC Seed Money Grant 2018 Guidelines

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Fri, 2018-07-13
Entry Fee: 
0.00

The New York Women Composers (NYWC) offers annual Seed Money Grants of $750 for concert projects that include a substantial commitment to music by NYWC members.

Applicants may be solo performers, ensembles or presenting organizations.
This is not a commissioning grant, nor to fund a program of the work of one composer only. There is no stipulation that the program consists of music by women composers only.
Grant recipients select the music they want to perform, with a significant representation by works by NYWC members.

Published date: 
2 May 2018

2nd MA/IN ~ SPAZIOMUSICA COMMISSION (2018)

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sun, 2018-06-10
Entry Fee: 
20.00
Currency: 
Euro (EUR)

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INTERNATIONAL CALL for NEW WORK ~ MATERA [ITALY] | CAGLIARI [ITALY] Deadline 10th June 2018

With the support of “Spaziomusica” association of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) the MA/IN - MAtera Intermedia Festival promotes the creation of a NEW WORK for FLUTE + Electronics/Multimedia.

Selected works will be performed TWICE: the world premiere at the MA/IN 2018 (Matera early October 2018), the second performance during the 37th Festival Spaziomusica (Cagliari, early October 2018)

+ Works should be composed specifically for this project.

Published date: 
8 Apr 2018

2nd MA/IN ~ SPAZIOMUSICA COMMISSION - CALL for NEW WORK

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sun, 2018-06-10
Entry Fee: 
20.00
Currency: 
Euro (EUR)

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INTERNATIONAL CALL for NEW WORK ~ MATERA [ITALY] | CAGLIARI [ITALY]
DEADLINE June 10th, 2018 (23:59 - Rome time)

With the support of “Spaziomusica” association of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) the MA/IN - MAtera Intermedia Festival promotes the creation of a NEW WORK for solo FLUTE (Concert C, Alto flute, Bass flute) + Electronics/Multimedia.

+ Works should be composed specifically for this project.
+ Works should be for flute and electronics (live or fixed) or multimedia (audio-video/ lights).
+ All pieces must be not previously performed.
+ Unfinished works are accepted with a detailed project description and some audio-recording excerpts (score excerpt also recommended).

Published date: 
29 Mar 2018
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