KEEP COMPOSERS WEIRD – A program for emerging composers held in Austin, TX the "Live Music Capital of the World"
KEEP COMPOSERS WEIRD program provides an opportunity for selected composers from around the world, ages 21+, to submit a newly written work that is to be rehearsed, recorded in a professional studio and performed at a concert in Austin, TX. In addition, for 5-6 days, each composer will participate in lectures, networking events and establish professional relationships with colleagues in the music and arts industry.
Located in the heart of historic New Orleans, The New Quorum Artist Residency program provides emerging and established musicians and composers with a focused period of time to pursue artistic development, exchange ideas, and engage with the larger New Orleans arts community. Residents can expand their artistic potential through interaction with peer artists in an atmosphere that encourages new work free from the restrictions of the marketplace and academia.
With the RSNO's move into a new purpose-built home in Glasgow this Autumn, the Orchestra, in the first of its 125th anniversary celebration Seasons, is launching the pilot year of a new hub for emerging composers. Aimed at composers in the early stages of their career, this bespoke scheme is a fantastic opportunity for a select group of composers to write for Scotland’s National Orchestra in a range of different contexts, develop skills and creative relationships, as well as acquire an understanding of the business of a major arts organisation.
Audience Labs is a programme offering the opportunity for multiple projects to test ways of growing audiences for new music simultaneously, sharing the results with each other and the wider sector. The programme is open to anyone based in or producing work in England and provides the tools, support and funding needed to explore audience behaviour.
The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, located in Nebraska City, NE offers from fifty to sixty juried residencies per year to visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world.
The Center accommodates up to five artists at a time for stays that vary from two to eight weeks. Each resident is provided with comfortable accommodations, ample studio space, and a weekly $100 stipend for the duration of their stay.
Located in the heart of Serra da Estrela, in Seia (Portugal), the residency consists in a very modest lodge and access to the studio located in Conservatório de Música de Seia - Collegium Musicum, supported by the Institute of Ethnomusicology (FCSH-UNL), integrated in the Festival Dias de Música Electroacústica.
Call for Embedded Summer 2015
For the Summer 2015 Embedded residencies, we are delighted to announce partnerships with Lichfield Festival and Red Note Ensemble. The deadline for both these opportunities is noon Wednesday 3 June 2015. Apply here: http://soundandmusic.org/embedded-summer-2015
Call for Portfolio Summer 2015
As part of the Portfolio programme, we're partnering with Mu:Arts and Royal Holloway University to offer you a fascinating and unique opportunity (for two composers) to develop your skills in writing for Japanese Noh theatre, with no previous knowledge of Noh necessary. The deadline to apply is noon Wednesday 3 June 2015. To apply click this link: http://soundandmusic.org/projects/portfolio-summer-2015
The Watermill Center is a laboratory for performance that supports the development of experimental art. Watermill invites artists to submit ambitious proposals for the creation of work that critically investigates, challenges, and extends the existing norms of performance practice.