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 Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra EarShot: Call For Applications
Summary:Orchestral programme
Deadline: 22 May 2019
Date Posted: 15 May 2019
Details: American Composers Orchestra seeks to identify and celebrate emerging American composers through its EarShot program.

Drawing from a national network of advisors and advocates, EarShot works with orchestras around the country to identify and support promising composers in the early stages of their careers. Orchestras have relied on EarShot to identify and connect with composers consistent with their artistic vision, and to advise the orchestra on commissions, competitions, and program design. Managed by the American Composers Orchestra (ACO), EarShot is a partnership between the ACO, League of American Orchestras, American Composers Forum, and New Music USA. Over the past 10 years EarShot has initiated dozens of composer/orchestra/conductor relationships across the country offering opportunities to more than 100 composers. In 2016, ACO launched a composer archive of past EarShot compositions now in the orchestral repertoire.

In keeping with ACO’s commitment to customizing the EarShot residencies to the participating orchestra’s programming requests, Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra will select 3 Mexican composers and 3 American composers for their residency.

This year, the Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra participant composers will work closely with mentor composers Gabriela Ortiz, Derek Bermel, and an established American composer (TBD), as well as conductor Jose Arean.

There is no application fee. Travel and accommodations are provided, and composers will receive a recording of their work for archival and study purposes.

Eligibility
• This program is for composers who have had fewer than 2 pieces performed by a professional orchestra. (College and festival orchestra performances do not apply.)
• American applicants must be either a U.S. citizen or non-citizen lawfully and permanently residing, or studying full-time, in the United States. Mexican applicants must be a Mexican citizen or non-citizen lawfully and permanently residing, or studying full-time, in Mexico.
• We seek composers of all backgrounds, especially those whose gender identity, race, ethnicity, physical ability, neurodiversity, socio-economic status, and/or background has been historically or currently underrepresented in professional orchestral programming.
• There are no age restrictions; applicants should be composers at the early stages of their professional orchestral careers.
• Composers selected to participate in prior ACO EarShot, Underwood, or Whittaker New Music Reading Sessions are ineligible.
• Previous JCOI participants are eligible to apply.
• Past applicants not previously selected are welcome to re-apply with a new score and a complete application, including all required background information.

Application Instructions
• Each composer may submit only one composition for consideration. Works that have been previously submitted to ACO for consideration may not be resubmitted, unless requested by ACO.
• Works may not have been performed or read by a professional orchestra. If the work has been read by a professional orchestra, the work is eligible for submission if it has undergone major revisions.
• Compositions may not include voice, electronics, MIDI, digital technology, amplification, and/or sound reinforcement. Concerto works are not eligible.
• Do not submit recordings.
• The quality of the score submitted is the primary evaluation criterion. It is therefore in the applicant’s best interest that the score be clear, accurate, and the best representation of the composer’s work. The additional background and educational information is for eligibility and documentation purposes; these materials are not considered in the general review of scores.
• Incomplete, illegible, or late applications will not be considered.

Composers selected are responsible for delivering professional-quality score and parts. Travel and accommodations will be provided.

Applicants must submit an electronic submission form, the orchestral score and resume. There is no application fee.

How to Apply
Before submitting an application, carefully review the eligibility & submission guidelines above. A complete submission must include the following:

• A completed online submission form.
• A pdf of the score clearly labeled with the composer’s name and title of the work on the cover page.
• A current resume including educational background, major teachers, awards, and professional affiliations.
• There is no application fee.
• The application process must be completed by 11:59 pm EST on May 22, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.

If Selected
• Composers will be notified via email by July 1, 2019.
• Composers must be available and ready to attend reading sessions, feedback meetings and professional development workshops on the dates listed for the reading applied for. Necessary accommodations for physical disability and/or neurodiversity will be provided upon request.
• Composers must provide professional, legible orchestral parts and scores prepared according to guidelines established by the Major Orchestral Librarians Association. Materials for the first reading session must be delivered no later than 45 days before the reading session for which they have been selected.
• Composers agree to: submit photos and sound clips for web use and a short biography for media purposes; to participate in blogging and social media to be videotaped/recorded for archival and promotional purposes; and to have their music recorded for archival and study purposes.

Questions & Information
For application form and additional information visit:
For questions, contact Aiden Feltkamp, Emerging Composers and Diversity Director: 212.977.8495 ext 252 or aiden [at] americancomposers [dot] org.

Web Site:www.americancomposers.org/2019...

 VICO Summer Academy 2019
Summary:vi-co.org/education/summer-academy-2019/
Deadline: 01 June 2019
Date Posted: 15 May 2019
Details: The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) invites established and emerging musicians and composers to apply for the third annual VICO Summer Academy, to be held July 9-19, 2019 at Vancouver Community College (1155 East Broadway). Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. We have a special program for young composers and musicians aged 15-25. We also welcome instrumentalists and composers of every music background and every level of development to this unique opportunity!

The VICO Summer Academy is an innovative educational initiative that offers hands-on experience in creating and performing intercultural music, over the course of a 10-day intensive. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside professional VICO musicians and composers, acquiring new knowledge about orchestration, instrumental techniques (in particular for traditional non-Western instruments that may be unfamiliar to them), improvisation, intercultural ensemble skills and rehearsal methodologies

HOW TO APPLY (Application deadline: June 1, 2019)
1. Fill out and submit the online registration form here.
2. E-mail any supporting materials to info@vi-co.org.
3. A non-refundable registration fee of $35 is required; please submit payment via Paypal (sales@vi-co.org if you have a Paypal account, or with a credit card via the Paypal button below).
If your application is successful, the tuition fee of $700 will be due by June 21, 2019.

More info:
Entry Fee:$35
Web Site:vi-co.org/education/summer-aca...

 Unitatis Strings Composition Workshop
Summary:Call for Workshop Submission
Deadline: 21 June 2019
Date Posted: 08 May 2019
Details: The Unitatis String Composition Workshop 2019 (USCW2019), presented in partnership with the Canadian Music Centre, is a 2 day workshop open to composers wishing to learn, take risks, and advance their writing specifically for stringed instruments. Composers will gain greater insight into the unique opportunities and challenges that are faced when writing for string players/string ensembles.


The USCW is devoted to the development of music education, and we are dedicated to providing equal opportunity to musicians who seek to further their careers.


USCW is taking place on August 17-18 2019 at the Canadian Music Centre in Toronto.
• Composer are invited to submit existing works for string orchestra (short pieces for beginner and intermediate level string orchestra will be prioritized). We will accept up to 9 composers based on submissions. Selected composers are expected to attend in person.*
• We will also invite artists to audit the workshop (up to 10).*
*If requested, we can explore options for remote participation for artists not able to attend in person.


The workshop will include two full days of activities, with lunch and snacks provided. Activities include: talks and lectures from guest artists; a live play through and critique of each composition; and, a recording session. Day one will include 20 minutes for each participating composer to take part in an initial workshopping of their piece—composers are encouraged to make adjustments to their piece as required before recordings are made on day two. Musicians and the conductor of Unitatis Strings will provide feedback, and we will facilitate dialogue with other participating composers.


The intimate workshop space will allow for participants to work closely with the ensemble, and to sit among the players in order to hear pieces from multiple vantage points.

Web Site:www.unitatisstrings.com/uscw-a...

 Sounds Around Me Festival
Summary:International Masterclasses on electroacoustic and acousmatic composition
Deadline: 02 June 2019
Date Posted: 01 May 2019
Details: Ukrainian Institute, in partnership with the The Acousmatic Project (Vienna, Austria), announces a call for applications for international Masterclasses on electroacoustic and acousmatic composition which will be held in Vienna on 24-28 September 2019 as part of the annual Sounds Around Me Festival, organized by The Acousmatic Project.

The programme of the Masterclasses includes a series of workshops, individual classes, public lectures and concerts by four leading composers, involved as mentors: Annette Vande Gorne (Belgium), Thomas Gorbach (Austria), Jaime Reis (Portugal), and Alla Zagaykevych (Ukraine).

Masterclasses will result in a concert programme featuring works by mentors and students. The concerts will involve the acousmonium – a multichannel system that includes 40 speakers specially created by Thomas Gorbach, the founder of The Acousmatic Project, and his counterpart, Marco Schretter.

Participation in the Masterclasses is free for all selected finalists.
Application is open to citizens of any country, nationality and age and have at least some experience in the field of electroacoustic music.
Organizers will cover travel and accommodation costs in Vienna for five selected participants who are citizens of Ukraine.

The application deadline is 2 June, 2019 23:59 GMT+2

To apply and get acquired with the information about the mentors, thematic areas of the Masterclasses and terms of participation, please visit ui.org.ua/mc-eng
Web Site:ui.org.ua/mc-eng or theacousma...

 ELECTRONIC MUSIC WITH LAUREL HALO
Summary:Composition Course
Deadline: 17 July 2019
Date Posted: 27 March 2019
Details: Laurel Halo is an electronic musician originally from Michigan, USA but based in Berlin. She has released music in a variety of styles, ranging from ambient and experimental club, to avant-pop and dubwise electronica. Though the breadth of genre is varied, there's an intrinsic logic to Halo's aesthetic, focussed on the interplay between digital and analog production techniques, and the general subversion of standard sonic hierarchies. She has released on labels such as Honest Jon's, Latency, Livity Sound and, most notably, Hyperdub; her debut album Quarantine was named Wire Magazine's album of the year. She has collaborated with Oneohtrix Point Never, John Cale, Lisa Gerrard, Eli Keszler, Rashad Becker, Julia Holter and NH'Koxyen amongst others.

SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
-Live, work and study with Laurel Halo for five days in the epic Pyrenean mountains
-Develop your critical listening skills through group listening and critique sessions
-Create new work to concept, including scoring silent films, through one-to-one and group sessions
-Unlimited use of our recording facilities, editing suites, arts library and performance spaces
-Optional outdoors activities including ascent of Mont Ceint, and the spectacular Cascade d'Ars
Web Site:www.campfr.com/laurelhalo

 Irish Composition Summer School 2019
Summary:Summer School
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 27 March 2019
Details: The 37th Irish Composition Summer School takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from July 3rd to 12th.

This year's school will offer a range of lectures, presentations and demonstrations on all aspects of contemporary composition, focusing on writing for any combination of the available forces (soprano, clarinet and piano), with optional electronics. Students are encouraged to consider a wide range of options in both sourcing and setting texts. Your text need not necessarily be a poem; it might be a news story, your ‘take' on a myth or fairy tale, an adaptation from a play, film or novel. Consider too whether your piece is for a straightforward concert setting or whether it is dramatic or theatrical. A short piece for the summer school might be a study for a future chamber opera, for example.

At the end of the course, the students' works will be presented in workshop, rehearsed and digitally recorded by the performers in residence. Throughout the course, students will receive guidance from experienced course directors and nationally and internationally renowned composers. This year, the ICSS is delighted to welcome Tansy Davies as Guest Director, who will present seminars on her own work, as well as giving individual tutorials to all students.

Due to the short duration of the course students are expected to come with some sketches/ideas prepared.

Please note the course does not provide accommodation.

The Fee for attendance is EU350.

The course involves a great deal of individual tuition and so is suitable for a range of students at various levels of experience.

The course involves a combination of one-to-one tutorials with the participating composers, and group seminars. These will cover the major aspects of contemporary composition such as harmony, rhythm, formal structure and instrumental writing.

The Dublin Institute of Technology Conservatory of Music and Drama hosts the course in Rathmines, Dublin.
Web Site:www.composers.ie/news-activiti...

 Composing and Arranging for School Bands
Summary:Workshop Opportunity
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 06 February 2019
Details: The workshop, “Composing and Arranging for School Bands,” is being offered this summer, July 22-26, 2019, by The University of the Arts (Philadelphia). The course is designed for composers and arrangers interested in strengthening/improving their writing while broadening their audience to any level of school band. Topics include writing inside the school band “grading system,” getting published, marketing your music to the school band community, and more. During the week, participants will have the opportunity to create, refine and present their music for helpful feedback. To learn more, check out the video course description at the following link:

https://youtu.be/eyw6g2ve4UM

To register, visit: https://www.uarts.edu/sms. Questions? Email drscottwatson@gmail.com.
Web Site:www.uarts.edu/sms
Email:drscottwatson@gmail.com

 She Lives Masterclass
Summary:MASTER CLASS IN COMPOSITION 2019
Deadline: 12 June 2019
Date Posted: 17 January 2019
Details: We are very pleased to announce the 2019 She Lives Master Class in Composition!

Our Master Class in Composition became a most significant course for emerging composers in the international panorama and had the pleasure to have partecipants from the four corners of the world: Germany, Poland, Italy, Hungary, Ireland, China, US, UK, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Iran, Japan, Russia.

During the years of our activity we were able to put our students in contact with the most prestigious institutions in the world and supporting them in the development of their career as professional composers. Some of our Alumni have established themselves as very promising figures in the compositional panorama winning prestigious competitions and having their piece performed by reknown ensembles and orchestras.

Our musical association had the privilege to work with some of the most important institutions and artists in the international panorama: Solisti della Scala di Milano, Roma Opera House, Accademia Chigiana, Filarmonica Romana, Fondazione Scelsi, Royal Embassy of Norway, Swiss Institute in Rome, Warner Classics and great artists such as Peter Eötvös and Lasse Thoresen.

General Info
Period: 6-10 August 2019
Place: Zeneház (House of Music) seat of Concerto Budapest Orchestra.
Address: Páva utca 10, 1094 – Budapest
Ensemble in Residence: piano, clarinet and string quartet (members of The National Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Hungarian Opera House and Concerto Armonico). Ensemble conducted by Andreas Luca Beraldo.
Final Concert: 10 August – House of Music. Budapest

Professors: Sidney Corbett, Alessio Elia

Courses

Sidney Corbett / Alessio Elia
– On writing for ensemble, with analytic examples from Ligeti, Lachenmann, Corbett, Romitelli, Scelsi, Elia, Grisey.

Alessio Elia
– Polysystemism, a simultaneous employment of different tuning systems. A compositional approach to microtonality related to the physical dimension of sound.
(Seminar based on lectures held at Cité de la Musique, The Hungarian Academy of Arts and Chigiana Academy)

Sidney Corbett
– Morphology and formal prototypes. Writing techniques.



The pieces of the students are analyzed and discussed by Corbett and Elia from the point of view of compositional techniques and aesthetics. The conductor and editor Andreas Luca Beraldo will provide instead a conductorial and editorial approach.

ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
Active students are entitled to attend the courses, and invited to discuss their own works with professors during individual meetings. They can also take part to the final concert with a piece written for the ensemble in residence.

PASSIVE PARTICIPANTS
Passive participants are entitled to attend the courses and the discussions of active students about their works, but they cannot discuss their own works with the professors.
Passive participants are invited to attend the rehearsals and the final concert of active students, but they cannot propose their own works.



LANGUAGES
The course is held in English.
Individual meetings can be done in the following languages:
Sidney Corbett: English, German, Spanish
Alessio Elia: English, Italian, German, Hungarian

PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPOSITION COURSE STUDENTS’ PIECES
The course provides the performance of the students pieces during the final concert (10 August – h. 19:30, House of Music).
Composers who wish to apply as active partecipants are invited to write a piece for the ensemble in residence (with conductor):

Piano, clarinet and string quartet

The piece can be written for any combination of the instruments present in the ensemble, from solo instrument to the whole group and must not be longer than 7 minutes.
Scores and parts, preferably written with a music notation software (Finale, Sibelius, etc.), must be sent as a pdf file no later than 12 June 2019, to the following e-mail address:

info@shelivesmusic.it

The best pieces will be address to major musical instutions for possible concerts and have the possibility to be published by Edition Impronta Mannheim.



APPLICATION
To apply send via e-mail (info@shelivesmusic.it) the following documents:

Active partecipant

Deadline: 12 June 2019

Curriculum Vitae
receipt of payment of preselection process 100 € (non refundable)
the piece written for the ensemble in residence (any combination of the instruments present in the ensemble, from solo instrument to the whole group, and no longer than 7 minutes). Within one week of submission the applicant will be notified about participation either as an active or passive student. Subsequently it will be necessary to pay the remaining registration fee in accordance with the result of the application process (if selected as active partecipant it should be corresponded the remaining 460 €; if selected as passive partecipant it should be corresponded the remaining 200 €).


SPECIAL APPLICATION

Active Participant connected with Impronta Ensemble Composition Competition

Deadline: 15 May 2019

This year She Lives has the pleasure to have established a connection with Impronta Ensemble Composition Competition.

Applicants who will apply within 15 May 2019 has the right to apply to Impronta Ensemble Composition Competition without paying the competition fee for the first work sent (visit also the Impronta Ensemble website).

The list of instrument for the Impronta Ensemble Competition is the same of the She Lives Master Class (clarinet, piano and string quartet) and the maximum duration of the piece is extended to a maximum of 10 minutes (there is no minimum duration).

Prizes include monetary prizes, publication of the works by Impronta Edition, performances and scholarships for the She Lives Master Class 2019.

PRIZES

I: 1.000 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance

II: 500 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance

Special Prizes

2 Scholarships of 200 EUR each to take part to this SHE LIVES Master Class 2019 in Composition in Budapest as active student
Antonio Perilli Prize: 200 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance
Edition Prize: Publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance
Applicant who decide to apply to the Master Class with this formula must clearly declare it in the email. In this case the piece written for the Master Class will be addressed anonymously by our organization to the Jury Board of the Impronta Competition.

The Competition gives to the applicant the possibility to send a maximum of 5 works. Applicant to the She Lives Master Class will not pay the Impronta Ensemble Competition fee for the first piece sent. Additional pieces (up to a maximum of 5 including the piece sent for the Master Class) can be sent by corresponding a fee of 25 € each. The amount for the additional pieces must be sent to She Lives bank account (see it at the bottom of the page).

The works sent may have already been performed but not previously published.

In order to apply with this formula, send to She Lives e-mail address (info@shelivesmusic.it):

1) Score(s) in PDF format. Submitted pieces must be anonymous, only the title of the piece should appear on the score. Handwritten scores will be also accepted, but they should be perfectly readable.

2) Short biography of the composer

3) Commentary of the submitted works (NOT compulsory)

4) MP3 of performance recording, if any (NOT compulsory)

5) Receipt or screenshot of entry fee payment for additional pieces (if any)

6) Registration form filled in and signed (download it here)

7) Receipt of payment of preselection process for the She Lives Master Class, 100 € (non refundable)

Winning composers must provide the parts within 1 July 2019.

The winning works will be announced latest by 31st May 2019. The decision of the jury is final. The results will be announced on our website and across our social media platforms as well as in private emails.

The preselection process for the She Lives Master Class will be announce after the announcement of the winners of the Impronta Ensemble Composition Competition and no later then 31 May 2019.



Apply directly as Passive partecipant

Deadline: 12 June 2019

a copy of identity card or passport
receipt of payment of the registration fee (300 €)


FEES

Course Fees
Active Students: 560 €
Listeners: 300 €



The fees should be sent to the following Bank Account

Associazione SHE LIVES
IBAN: IT17H0335901600100000131702
BIC/SWIFT (per le transazioni internazionali): BCITITMX
Banca Prossima – Filiale di Milano, Piazza Paolo Ferrari 10, 20121 Milano

SHE LIVES Address: Piazza della Libertà 20, 00192 – Roma (Italy).



Deadline for enrollment and delivery of the pieces and parts

12 June 2019 (active partecipant)

15 May 2019 (active partecipant via Impronta Ensemble Composition Competition)

12 June 2019 (passive partecipant)



FOR INFO: info@shelivesmusic.it
Web Site:www.shelivesmusic.it/mastercla...

 ​CHORAL CHAMELEON SUMMER INSTITUTE
Summary:Workshop Opportunity
Deadline: 01 June 2019
Date Posted: 29 December 2018
Details: 2019 Dates:
​June 21 - 28

Summary
• 8-Day intensive workshop for emerging composers and conductors
• Faculty of world-class composers and conductors with an unparalleled high teacher/pupil ratio
• Composers: Work with highly-skilled and academically-fluent professional singers on compositions
• Conductors: Work with exceptionally flexible, genre-agnostic avocational singers accustomed to the unexpected
• Masterclasses from experts in both practical and inspirational topics
• Generous lab choir and podium time
• Individualized attention from clinicians, singers & peers
• Public concert of premieres and podium time for composers and conductors
• Open to applicants from a diverse range of music backgrounds and study/career stages
• Video & audio recordings from workshop sessions & performance

Tuition

$1250

Application fee $70 (not required for alumni)

Please note this year we are not accepting students for dual concentration.

What Makes This 8-Day Intensive Workshop So Valuable?
Watch our 7-minute film of interviews with faculty and students


Web Site:www.choralchameleon.com/instit...

 Listen Imagine Compose
Summary:CPD in composing for teachers
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 05 July 2018
Details: Listen Imagine Compose now offers a Masters in Teaching and Learning, as part of its Continuing Professional Development programme for secondary music teachers.

This is available nationally and is accredited by Birmingham City University. Learners can gain a Masters in Teaching and Learning or a Masters in Educational Leadership.

About the CPD
• The CPD is designed to enable secondary music teachers develop skills in teaching composing with KS3, GCSE and A level students;
• The course delivery team includes Professor Martin Fautley, Professor Pam Burnard, Gary Spruce and Dr. Jonathan Savage, supported by professional composers and musicians;
• The course is accredited by Birmingham City University at Level 7 (Certificate/ Diploma/ Masters);
• The course can be delivered in any UK location as long as we have sufficient sign ups to make it viable;
• Students can be a mix of those who do and do not wish to be accredited, subject to being able to form a viable group;
• The year-long programme comprises 6 x 3 hour sessions plus additional time spent reflecting on professional practice and undertaking action research in the classroom;
• This year-long course will normally result in a Diploma in Teaching and Learning or Educational Leadership, assuming that the learner has sufficient prior accreditation (eg a PGCE);
• A further year of part-time study is required to reach Masters level.
• The next cohort will start in October 2018.

During the course teachers will:
• Reflect on what composing with young people entails;
• Learn new creative strategies for teaching composing;
• Develop pedagogic strategies for teaching composing;
• Develop existing schemes of work;
• Undertake Action Research;
• Be mentored by a leading academic and teacher trainer;
• Work with professional composers;
• Network and learn from other secondary music teachers participating in the CPD.

Download a short guide to the Listen Imagine Compose course here and Birmingham City University’s guide to its Masters courses.

Dates for the 2018/19 course:
The 2018/19 course will be held in Birmingham on the following dates:
• Sessions 1 & 2: Sunday 14 October 2018
• Sessions 3 & 4: Sunday 18 November 2018
• Session 5: Sunday 3 March 2019
• Session 6: Sunday 30 June 2019

Costs
Accredited course: A Masters degree is in 3 stages (see the downloadable guide above). Most learners undertaking the Listen Imagine Compose course will join the qualification at Stage 2.

Stage 1: Teachers with a PGCE or equivalent can use these credits in lieu of completing Stage 1 at no additional cost or a small fee (in the region of £50). This is done one a case-by-case basis, contact us for more information.

Stage 2: This is the Listen Imagine Compose taught course. The cost for 2018/19 is £2,200.

Stage 3: Is a further year of part-time study required to complete the Masters qualification. The cost of Stage 3 for those starting Stage 2 in 2018/19 will be £2,200.

There is no requirement to commit to all the stages from the outset and it is possible to pay for each stage in installments.

Non-accredited course: Teachers who do not wish to be accredited may attend the Listen Imagine Compose course for a reduced cost which will be between £500 and £1,000, depending on the size of the group.

Any questions?
Contact Judith Robinson if you would like to know how the accreditation works or if you have any other questions!

Music Education Hubs and other potential partners: contact Judith Robinson to discuss how Listen Imagine Compose can be delivered in your area.

Web Site:listenimaginecompose.com/cpd-c...

 Opportunity: New Voices, Talent Development Programme
Summary:Register interest for programme
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 20 September 2017
Details: Date: Registration closes, noon on Tues 17th Oct
Produced by: Sound and Music
New Voices: a new Talent Development Programme for new ideas, new sounds and new music

Do you create or compose your own music or sound? Then this could be the opportunity for you!

Taking the successful models, wonderful partnerships and expertise from our previous Embedded and Portfolio Programmes, as well as our Pathways Programme we are thrilled to announce and introduce you to New Voices, Sound and Music's reimagined Talent Development Programme.

We are looking for composers and artists creating their own original new music and sound to be part of New Voices

New Voices aims to be representative of the diverse range of composers working across the UK today.

Overview

Become part of New Voices, an 18 month Talent Development Programme tailored to your needs
Get the benefit of 6 months of bespoke, external and expert coaching and mentoring
Explore and realise your creative ideas and ambitions, in your own style, in your own way
Join a network of your creative peers from across the UK, who will be going through the New Voices programme at the same time as you
Be part of a unique supportive residential weekend with these peers and with Sound and Music staff
Make public facing work for audiences, through your own creative activity and collaborations, and/or through working with other organisations
Receive a bursary of £1,500, travel and accommodation expenses, plus a production grant of up to £6,000 if you are organising the final public outcome yourself
Work with Sound and Music to explore digital as well as live outcomes of your work
Sound good?

Great. At this stage, you only need to register your interest, and then we will get in contact to discuss and to find out if this opportunity is a good fit.

If you need any other support to access this opportunity, or need this information in another format then we’re here to help, so please do contact us: Director of Programmes, richard.whitelaw@soundandmusic.org

Keep reading to find out more.
Web Site:www.soundandmusic.org/projects...

 Soundfly's new online course with Tim Hansen teaches you the fundamentals of Composition
Summary:Composition Course
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 16 November 2016
Details: SOUNDFLY'S NEW COURSE TEACHES YOU THE FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC COMPOSITION & DEEPENS YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF EMPLOYING THEORYhttps://soundfly.com/courses/introduction-to-the-composers-craftUse code: SOUNDANDMUSIC for 20% off!As a composer, there are many different tools in your tool belt that can bring interest and originality to your music. You can use time signatures to add complexity, tonality to add emotional pull, rhythm to add drive, or something else to create some other unique dynamic. This course will take you through the essential elements of modern composing. Led by Australian composer Tim Hansen, you'll explore the beat, time signatures, rhythm, tonality, timbre, texture, and structure, with key examples to demonstrate along the way. By the end of this course, you'll be able to employee these tools more effectively in your compositions.This one-of-a-kind month-long course combines fun instructional videos, step-by-step guides, downloadable resources, and professional support and feedback to help you unlock your vision for notated music. You'll have the opportunity to get personal mentorship and consulting from an industry expert, as well as access to a revolving-door community of fellow students and advisors. Now who's ready to get composing?
Web Site:soundfly.com/courses/introduct...