The Civic Orchestra Composers Project is a call for scores of solo or chamber music from emerging professional composers. Apply now to be considered for a multi-week project presented by the Negaunee Music Institute at the CSO in partnership with CSO Mead Composers in Residence Samuel Adams and Elizabeth Ogonek, eighth blackbird, and Michael Lewanski.
The aim of the residency is to bring expert practitioners and practising sound artists, composers and performers from varied backgrounds together to create and experience new work in a supportive and stimulating environment.
Estalagem will be hosting the first Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics from 7 – 13th January 2016 at Ponta do Sol on the Island of Madeira.
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.
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.