Art Music Fund applications close

Art music composers are invited to apply for the 2017 Art Music Fund.

A pool of A$100,000 is on offer for the creation of new commissioned work that is innovative, displays professional compositional craft and represents a benchmark of excellence in its field.

The work must have committed partners to ensure it is presented multiple times, and it is expected that composers will collaborate with ensembles, orchestras, producers, record companies, broadcasters, festivals and other parties to propose the writing of the work.

The Art Music Fund supports a wide range of music styles including: notated compositionelectroacoustic musicimprovised music (including innovative, original jazz); sound artinstallation soundmultimediaweb and film sound and music; and theatricaloperatic and choreographed music.

Full guidelines including eligibility requirements, criteria and assessment details can be found here.

ART MUSIC FUND KEY DATES
Applications open: 15 November 2016
Applications close: 21 February 2017, 5pm AEDT 

Please direct all queries to: Cameron LamAPRA AMCOS Art Music Specialistclam@apra.com.au
General queries to: 1800 642 634


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During Mental Health Awareness month Rave Reviewz is launching MUSIC ON MY MIND - a music and mental health campaign with the aim of raising funds and awareness of mental health issues in the public AND music community.

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A keynote address from local Darebin legend Jen Cloher will be followed by a series of open round table chats with some of Melbourne’s most illustrious music makers.

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A biennial feature on the Newcastle music calendar, The Newkulele Festival offers a fantastic weekend celebrating the sounds of the ukulele. This unique event is open to all the family and suitable for any age group, and has a special appeal for music lovers.

The Festival features international acts and players from across Australia covering a wide range of music styles and accompanying instruments. Come along for two days and nights to feast on the diversity of sounds created around the beautiful, humble ukulele. The festival offers three stages of FREE music, markets, open mic opportunities, a cafe and bar, as well as showcasing two fabulous ticketed evening concerts, and workshops -  all inside Newcastle City Hall.
 

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Take your video game composition career to the next level at the one day event.

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The Access Arts Achievement Award provides up to $10,000 in funding for Queensland artists, arts workers and producers with disability working in any art form to create, develop, present, produce, exhibit and/or tour their work.

This is the fifth and final year (2018) of the $10,000 Award. The Award is made possible by a generous donation from Access Arts Life Member, singer-song-writer Peter Vance.
Projects may start from 1 January 2019 and must be completed within 12 months or an alternative timeline approved by Access Arts.
Applications will be assessed based on the project’s artistic and/or cultural merit and innovation, opportunity for professional development and project viability.

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