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Writer Residency

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Curious Elixirs

March 11, 2022

International

Micro-Grants ranging from $100-$1000 in various categories

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WQXR

March 24, 2022

New York - Remote

Paid internship; Eligibility for College Credit

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Intern at Flute Center of New York

March 30, 2022

New York, NY

40-hours per week for 12-15 weeks; $250 stipend per week; Eligibility for College Credit

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Creative Capital Awards

March 31, 2022

USA

BLOG POST BY THE DIRECTOR OF ARTIST INITIATIVES: https://thecreativeindependent.com/guides/how-to-apply-for-grants/

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World Affairs - Youth Podcast Contest

March 31, 2022

USA

Tell your story and have a chance at winning $500 or runner up prize of $250; participants must be between the ages of 14-24

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Coal + Ice Poster Design Contest

April 7, 2022

USA

Create a poster speaking up about the climate crisis using the online tools provided; 10 posters will be selected to display at the Kennedy Center & awarded $1,500 each; Ages 18+

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enCORE Accelerando Workshop & Grant

April 9, 2022

Budapest, Hungary

Ages 18-30; Finalists will attend an all-expense paid workshop May 10-12; 3 projects will be awarded micro grants of €1000 after the workshops.

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Wildflower Composers - Operations Manager

April 14, 2022

Remote; Temple University

Looking to hire a female or non-binary person; $4,500 stipend

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Let Creativity Happen! Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 1)

April 28, 2022

Houston, TX

$2,500 grant for creative projects in Houston Texas

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City’s Initiative Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 1)

April 28, 2022

Houston, TX

Grants for artists and nonprofits; Awards between $5,000 and $10,000, Grant awarded only to project-related costs

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CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

April 29, 2022

USA

Scholarships for full time African American or Black students pursing visual arts; award varies

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CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

April 29, 2022

USA

Scholarships for full time African American or Black students pursuing performing arts; Award varies

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Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship

May 3, 2022

New York City, New York; Minnesota, USA

Receive $50,000 over two years; Grant for people in the creative field to support their work

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Intern at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

May 14, 2022

Buffalo, NY

Unpaid internship; College Credit & Complementary BPO Tickets available

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Young Composers Contest - Make Music Alliance

May 21, 2022

USA

Students invited to set the text of a poem titled “A Jelly-Fish” by Marianne Moore into music; winning composition will be sung by “The Swingles and released June 2021 for Make Music Day

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Content Operations Intern - Downtown Music Services (Summer 2022)

May 30, 2022

Los Angles, CA, USA; Remote

Work with content operations department at Downtown Music Services

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Adobe Digital Edge Awards

May 30, 2022

United Kingdom

Must be enrolled in university in the UK; Awards of £1000-£9250 for submissions in various academic categories; “Entries must either be in response to a university assignment set in the academic year 2021/22, or a reimagining of an assignment where you think the Creative Cloud apps will take it to the next level.”

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Against The Grain - Artistic Scholarship

May 30, 2022

USA

$1000 scholarship for Asian American college students pursuing a major in visual arts, performing arts journalism or communications

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Flute Center of New York - Sales Manager

May 31, 2022

New York, NY

Base salary range: $42,000 - $58,000 annually; Bachelors Degree in Flute Performance; Must live in the greater NYC area or be willing to relocate

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The Lewis Prize - 2023 Accelerator Award

June 2, 2022

USA

Grants for organizations that empower youth through music

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Arts Instructor at Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus

June 14, 2022

Elmer, NJ, USA

$30/hour; 3 classes in theater and/or music, grades 5-8; An active NJS Teaching Certification or Sub Certification is required. Appel Farm will pay for and support a sub certification application.

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Music Assistant Experience - Muse

June 23, 2022

USA

Free program for anyone interested in working on the technical side of music in the musical theater industry; 2-3 weeks of classes, panels, and Q&As; level up your skills in transcription, finale and Sibelius; no experience required

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Craft Archive Fellowship - Center for Craft Org

June 26, 2022

USA

$5,000 grant to support research on underrepresented and non-dominate craft histories in the United States; Available for students; 6 awards available

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City’s Initiative Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 2)

June 29, 2022

Houston, TX, USA

Applications open June 1st; Grants for artists and nonprofits; Awards between $5,000 and $10,000, Grant awarded only to project-related costs

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Manzilmaïa Music Residency

June 29, 2022

Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal

One month electronic music residency program; work on proposed project while being guided by mentors and facilitators on sound studies; email manzilmaianepal@gmail.com for more information.

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Violist - Renovare Music

June 29, 2022

Cleveland, OH, USA

Chamber ensemble with a mission on bridging divided communities and creating restorative experiences through music, stories, and conversation; Performs approximately 80 concerts and worship events annually and leads two weekly programs teaching violin, viola and cello.

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Let Creativity Happen! Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 2)

June 29, 2022

Houston, TX, USA

Application opens June 1st; $2,500 grant for creative projects in Houston Texas

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Development & Marketing Associate - Renovare Music

June 29, 2022

Cleveland, OH, USA

Chamber ensemble with a mission on bridging divided communities and creating restorative experiences through music, stories, and conversation; create relationships between donors; seek out new donors and develop fundraisers; plan and write grant proposals; assist with general marketing activities

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MUSE One-on-One

July 1, 2022

USA

Become paired up with a top industry professional in this mentorship program; topics include music directing, arranging, orchestrating, instrumental performance, conducting, composition, and recording production

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National Flute Association - First Generation in College Scholarship

July 1, 2022

USA

Scholarship for flutists who are the first in their family to attend college/university; a monetary award of $2,000; one-on-one career mentorship sessions with a
member of the NFA Career and Artistic Development
Committee during the academic year

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Dance Grant: National Endowment for the Arts

July 7, 2022

USA

Grants between $10,000-$100,000; Eligibility for grants include but not limited to: planning, research and training, creation, development or restaging works, etc.

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“Almost Famous” Internship

July 8, 2022

New York City, New York, USA

Get to work with the composer, lyricist, and orchestrator of the musical “Almost Famous” Tom Kitt; 1 winning applicant will receive a four week paid internship; $750 a week; observe and participate in rehearsal throughout October

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Program Associate - New Music USA

July 8, 2022

Remote; hybrid expected if New York Based; New York City, New York, USA

Promote and expand programs and grantmaking activities throughout the US; key role in supporting administration and implementation of grantmaking activities and promotion of grants

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Special Events Intern - Lyric Opera of Chicago

July 9, 2022

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Special events Intern will work with the Development and Special Events team, assist with managing the Graham room, donor events, and general office work, will also assist with reaching important fundraising and stewardship goals

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Self-Care Round Table - Ultimate Music Business Summit

July 20, 2022

Online

Free round table on avoiding burnout featuring expert panelists Angela McCuiston, Dr. Lea Pearson, & Sarah Whitney. The event will take place via Zoom on July 20, 2022 at 8pm EST

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Soprano Vocalist - The Soldier’s Chorus

July 21, 2022

USA

Tour with The United States Army Field Band Soldier’s Chorus! Travel up to 100 days annually performing concerts all over the country performing as a Sopranist

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Tenor Vocalist - The Soldier’s Chorus

July 21, 2022

USA

Tour with The United States Army Field Band Soldier’s Chorus! Travel up to 100 days annually performing concerts all over the country performing as a Tenorist

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Practice Like a Pro Workshop - Flute Center of New York

July 24, 2022

Online

Learn how to revamp your practice sessions with tried-and-true strategies from professional flutist and Practice Note Creator, Gina Luciani. The event will take place via Zoom on July 24 2022, 3PM ET. Contact Alex Xeros (alex@flutecenter.com) to reserve your spot in this free workshop!

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Assistant Principal Percussion - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

July 24, 2022

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is looking for an Assistant Principal Percussionist! Applications due July 24th, Preliminary auditions September 11-15th, Semifinal/final auditions October 9-10th.

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Application for Mentors: Future in Music Mentorship Program

July 25, 2022

USA

Become a mentor for a high school student interested in studying music at a college; 1 hour long time commitment per week; volunteer opportunity; expected to be a role model for student

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Marketing & Events Assistant - Arts Ed NJ

July 30, 2022

New Jersey, USA

Paid part-time contract position; Assist and manage marketing for Arts Ed NJ, 20 hours a week at $20/hour; Remote but candidate preferred be familiar with the New Jersey Area

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Ethno USA Project Manager

July 31, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina, USA

The Ethno USA Project Manager will be tasked primarily with the organization of the Ethno USA Music Camp, as well as working toward organizing, managing and growing the development of Ethno USA in general; Located in Asheville, NC but project manager will be required to travel domestically & internationally (e.g. Kansas City, USA & Brussels, Belgium)

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Principal Horn - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

July 31, 2022

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is looking for a principal horn! Applications due July 31st, Preliminary and semi final auditions September 18-20, Final auditions October 3rd.

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VP of Artistic Administration - Nashville Symphony

August 1, 2022

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

The VP of Artistic Administration oversees the full scope of artistic programming for the Nashville Symphony, including Classical, Pops, Movie, Family, and Jazz Series, along with special events with orchestra and presentations without orchestra. Working closely with the Nashville Symphony’s artistic leadership, the VP is responsible for developing a programming strategy that will fulfill the institution’s artistic mission, build audiences and generate operating revenue through ticket sales.

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String Teaching Artists - Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School

August 1, 2022

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Looking for two new string teaching artists; pay $38,000 - $47,000; Pay increase each year

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Future of Music Mentorship Program

August 1, 2022

Online

A mentorship program (particularly for rising 11th and 12th graders) who are marginalized on the basis of gender in the brass playing world; mentorship begins late August 2022 through November 2022

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Americorps Service Member - Imagine Arts

August 1, 2022

Austin, Texas, USA

Imagine Art is recruiting to fill 15 Member slots to serve as Full and Half-Time AmeriCorps Members in the Imagine Arts AmeriCorps Program. The Members will be identified as Artist-In-Residence and will provide direct educational and support services to artists with disabilities. AmeriCorps Members will provide art instruction and mentorship to support artists with disabilities’ development toward professional engagement in the arts. Members will serve 1700 hrs (40 hrs/wk from September 1, 2021- July 28, 2022. Members earn a living allowance in the amount of $14,279). Upon successful completion of service, members are eligible for an educational award of $6,195 that can be utilized at Title IV colleges and universities or to repay qualifying student loans.

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String Teaching Artists (2) - Rhode Island Philharmonic & Music School

August 1, 2022

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

This full-time, exempt position includes teaching in the Victoria’s Dream Project, an afterschool string-music education initiative at the Agnes Little Elementary School and the Henry J. Winters Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI. The majority of families at these two schools identify as people of color. As such, strong preference will be given to candidates of color. This position will also include teachinga full studio and additional programming at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School in East Providence, R.I. Pay ranges between $38,000-$47,000 per year.

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Assistant Conductor Fellowship - RENO Chamber Orchestra

August 1, 2022

Reno, Nevada, USA

The Reno Chamber Orchestra Assistant Conductor Fellow will participate in a two-year fellowship providing a challenging and professional work experience with the Reno Chamber Orchestra. They will participate in structured training and professional development while functioning as a member of the artistic team. The Fellow will gain invaluable work experience through a program that supports their learning and development. $1,500 fee for each of 5 subscription concert sets (5 days each); Up to $500 travel reimbursement for each of 5 subscription concert sets; Local housing accommodations and travel provided; Reimbursement for purchases of scores related to each concert.

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Be a Presenter - Ultimate Music Business Summit 2023

August 1, 2022

Online

Submit a proposal to present at UMBS 2023, which will take place online January 5-7, 2023. Each presenter will be given a unique affiliate code to share with their audience. 50% of all profit (ticket price minus any platform expenses) are given to all affiliates for all tickets.

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Artist Residency - Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

August 2, 2022

Big Island, Hawaii, USA

One-month residency (for individuals & groups) at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in August 2023; All artistic media accepted; FREE Housing & Artists Stipend of $3,000

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Section Cello - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

August 7, 2022

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is looking for cellos! Applications due August 7th, Preliminary and semi final auditions September 25-27th, Final auditions October 17th.

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Katherine Needleman Scholarship - One Year of Free Oboe Lessons

August 12, 2022

Online; International (English or Spanish-speaking)

28 weeks of weekly one-hour oboe lessons from September to May to one or two oboists ages 12-17 who identify as female or gender nonconforming.

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Bass/Utility Clarinet - Colorado Symphony Orchestra

August 22, 2022

Denver, Colorado, USA

Resume deadline is August 22, 2022; Audition will be held Sept. 12-13, 2022; Position to start January 1st, 2023 (Or at the earliest convenience for the winning candidate); Our current Agreement includes: 80 full time musicians, a 38-week Winter Season, (which includes 2 paid vacation weeks and 2 injury relief weeks), a 5-week Summer Season, a weekly base salary of $1,313.81, a pension plan, health insurance plan, sick leave, instrument insurance (up to $40,000 paid), personal leave, individual relief services, disability plan and a cafeteria-style benefits package. The current Agreement goes through the 2022-2023 Season.

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BIPOC Residency - Corning Museum of Glass

August 30, 2022

Corning, New York, USA

The BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) Residency is a way of actively fostering a culture and community of inclusion that promotes, respects, and celebrates individuals who identify as members of this community. Artists spend a month at The Studio exploring new directions in glassmaking or expanding on their current bodies of work while using the immense resources of the world’s leading glass museum. Transportation, as well as room and board, is provided for those selected to participate. A generous supply budget and a shared studio space is offered for each resident. Residents have access to the Rakow Research Library, the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, and expert Museum staff. A residency manager serves as a liaison to additional services in Corning and at the Museum.

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Call for Proposals - Line Upon Line Percussion

August 30, 2022

Online

This call is open to everyone. For what it's worth, we're thinking of ourselves less as a percussion trio, and more as a trio these days. Commission if selected: $1,000-$3,000

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FAMES Institute Seminar #2 - European Orchestral Performing Institute

August 30, 2022

Skopje, Macedonia; European Residents

The main ambition of the project is to offer young highly talented European classical musicians an intensive orchestral work program implemented by the participants with a physical participation to the training, mentoring, rehearsal and performing sessions along with masterclasses in the FAME’S studios and premises. The program is free of charge and each selected musician will be welcomed and accommodated in Fames’ premises. The participants will only take in charge their travel costs. Open to EU residents ages 16-30 as of January 2022

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Conducting Intern - Philadelphia Voices of Pride

August 30, 2022

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia Voices of Pride (PVOP) is seeking a conducting intern to start Sep 6! Primary responsibilities include assisting in warm-ups and sectionals, preparing and conducting a piece for the concert and running rehearsal in the absence of the artistic director. Opportunities to perform light administrative tasks and attend board meetings too. Degree in music or music degree in progress required. Travel stipend offered for this one-year appointment. Inquire or send your resume by Aug 31: SchwartzVocalArts@gmail.com.

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Musicology Instructor Position - William Paterson University

August 31, 2022

New Jersey, USA

A ten-month musicology position at William Paterson University; applicants must have a Ph.D. in Musicology, Ethnomusicology, or related field (ABD acceptable); applicants teach core curriculum classes for all music majors

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Arts Administration Internship - The Knights

August 31, 2022

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Paid part-time internship for the 2022-2023 season (September-May). This position requires an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who is eager to gain hands-on experience in the field of arts management and, more specifically, classical and contemporary orchestral music. The successful candidate will collaborate on a variety of projects essential to the administrative team. 10 hours/week; $15/hour

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Fall Editorial Internship - Billboard

August 31, 2022

New York or California, USA

Do you love music and writing? Billboard is offering a paid fall editorial internship starting in early September! 24 hour/week; 12 weeks; must live in New York or California; internship has both in-person and remote office experience

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Community Music Scholars Program - Temple University

August 31, 2022

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Created in 1968 through a partnership of Temple University, the Philadelphia School District, and Settlement Music School, the Community Music Scholars Program (CMSP) seeks to support school music programs by providing individual instrumental instruction and other activities for students and families living in Philadelphia with limited financial means.

In addition to individual lessons and music theory classes, students can participate in large performing ensemble experience in strings, winds and jazz. Piano, guitar and voice instruction are not offered. For more detailed information click the tiles below.

All groups and lessons meet on Saturday mornings, September - May.

Admission to the Upper Division of the CMSP requires an audition and acceptance. Application and audition is free!

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Social Media & Visual Content Manager - The Florida Orchestra

September 1, 2022

Florida, USA

Salary $50,000 a year; Create plans and posts for The Florida Orchestra's social media reach and engagement on many social media platforms, including Youtube, TikTok, Instagram, and more; Must have flexible hours

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The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Cycle 1

September 1, 2022

USA

$10,000 need based non-renewable scholarship for pre-collegiate musicians between the ages of 8-18

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City’s Initiative Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 3)

September 1, 2022

Houston, Texas, USA

Applications open August 2nd; Grants for artists and nonprofits; Awards between $5,000 and $10,000, Grant awarded only to project-related costs

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Let Creativity Happen! Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 3)

September 1, 2022

Houston, Texas, USA

Applications open August 2nd; $2,500 grant for creative projects in Houston Texas

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USArtists International Grant - Mid Atlantic Arts

September 2, 2022

USA

USArtists International supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States. The program funds individuals and ensembles across all performing arts practices and disciplines; grants up to $18,000; deadline for projects taking place between December 15th 2022 - December 14th 2022

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Ensemble Manager - Eastern Wind Symphony Youth!

September 5, 2022

Central New Jersey, USA

Eastern Wind Symphony Youth! (EWSY!) is under the auspices of the Eastern Wind Symphony. EWSY! is an auditioned youth wind ensemble composed of students in grades 8-12 from across the state of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. EWSY! rehearsals take place over approximately 15 Saturdays during the months of January through June with 2-3 concerts. Rehearsals take place in Central New Jersey at Montgomery High School, Immaculata High School, or Hillsborough High School. Responsibilities include the development and execution of a comprehensive recruitment plan, rehearsal management,
and concert production.

Projected Start Date: September 20, 2022
Compensation: $5,000 to be paid in monthly installments, October - June

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Artist Residency - Center for Performance Research

September 5, 2022

Brooklyn, New York, USA

This year-long residency seeks to support artists working within various perspectives of contemporary dance and performance, and time-based forms. Residents receive 150 subsidized rehearsal hours in the facility studios, curatorial support, access to equipment and production resources, a $1,000 stipend, and more.

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2023 Artist-in-Residence Program - Center For Performance Research

September 6, 2022

New York City, New York, USA

Up to 10 AiRs (Artist-in-Residence) will be selected for a year-long residency from January to December 2023, which provides each AiR with up to 150 subsidized rehearsal hours in CPR’s Large Studio or Small Studio with advance booking; curatorial support and feedback from CPR staff and fellow artists; access to technical equipment and production support; $1,000 stipend; supports a wide range of artists from performance to contemporary dance and more

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Career Expansion Fellowship - ADA Artist Management

September 7, 2022

Online; Remote

Paid fellowship; $3000 compensation; 14 hours per week; 12 weeks; September 26th, 2022 - December 17th, 2022; Must be a professional opera singer with five years of experience; Topics include but are not limited to casting process, repertoire trends, networking, marketing, social media and more.

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Materials Matter - A Photography Competition by Textile Exchange in Partnership with Magnum Photos

September 8, 2022

Online; International

The theme of our call, Materials Matter, invites entrants to trace everyday textiles back to their roots, reframing their significance in our lives. We are looking to partner with photographers interested in exploring the way we interact with materials, how they make us feel, and how they touch the hands and lands that help to make them. The overall winner will receive a commission to the value of £8,000 for Textile Exchange to document the stories behind some of its members as well as a mentorship with a leading talent from Magnum’s network of photographers. Two runners-up will receive a commission to the value of £4,000 for Textile Exchange and coaching sessions with a Magnum Photographer & Magnum Photos Education team. Applicants should submit at least one photo story (but a maximum of two), consisting of up to 25 images per story. They should also include an artist statement and CV.

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Art for Change Prize - M&C Saatchi Group

September 8, 2022

London, United Kingdom; International

The prize is available to emerging artists based in the following M&C Saatchi key global regions: UK, Europe, Americas, Asia, Australia, and Africa. To apply artists must be aged 18 or over and within the first five years of what they hope to be a successful artistic career. Accepted media includes painting, drawing, illustration, photography, collage, 2D mixed-media, video or film. Submitted works must creatively respond to the theme ‘Equality’ and have been executed since 1 January 2020. A total prize fund of £20,000 will be split between six regional winners, five to receive £2,000 each and one overall winner to receive £10,000. All artists will exhibit their winning works in a dedicated exhibition at Saatchi Gallery in London, a recognised authority in contemporary art, where the overall winner will be announced on Wednesday, 7 December 2022.

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The Canadian Woman Artists' Award

September 12, 2022

New York, USA

The CWAA is an unrestricted cash grant and can be used in any manner the recipient deems necessary to further their artistic goals. In 2022, CWC and NYFA will be awarding three (3) $5,000 awards, one in each of the following categories:

Visual Arts: Painting, Photography, Craft/Sculpture, Printmaking/Drawing, or Interdisciplinary Work
Media and Design: Video/Film, Experimental Sound, or Design
Literary Arts: Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, or Playwriting/Screenwriting

Open to Canadian women artists ages 25-40, living in New York State

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UMEZ Arts Engagement Grant - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

September 13, 2022

Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

A grant program designed to enhance the diversity and frequency of arts and cultural presentations in Upper Manhattan.

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Creative Learning Grant - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

September 13, 2022

Manhattan, New York, USA

A grant program designed to support and develop the capacity of Manhattan’s teaching artists and small arts organizations to provide community-based arts education projects and programming for youth, adults, and/or older adults. The program aims to support sequential, skill-based arts study and participatory arts projects that take place in accessible community-based settings such as afterschool programs, senior centers and community centers.

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Creative Engagement Grant - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

September 13, 2022

Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

An arts funding program that provides seed grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for projects and activities that offer Manhattan communities diverse artistic experiences. Each year, the program supports over 150 arts projects in Manhattan, including concerts, performances, public art, exhibitions, screenings, festivals, workshops, readings and more.

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Financial Coaching Fellow - The Dots Between

September 14, 2022

Online

The Dots Between is a financial coaching program for artists who are motivated to address their financial practices, nurture their relationship with money, and establish the structures that will support their long term fiscal growth. The program is administered virtually for six-months and offered at no cost for artists of any medium and career stage.

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Violinist opening - Semiosis Quartet

September 15, 2022

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Semiosis Quartet is looking for a violinist to join us for the 2022-23 season and beyond. Typical seasons involve 4-5 self-produced programs per season, each having 2-3 performances in and around Boston; per-project based compensation: self-produced programs: $200 stipend + $50 for each additional performance after the first two. Income from "hired" project will be split 5 ways, 20% going to each member and 20% going to the general operations fund for the quartet. Educational activities are treated as "hired" projects.

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Creative Residency Program - Bloedel Reserve

September 16, 2022

Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Residency available to artists, composers, land architects, and any other field that is exploring nature; three-week-long program; $1,000 stipend; two bedroom two bathroom homes; no studio available but creatives are welcome to use the 150 acres of garden, forest, meadow, and wildlife habitats

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Social Media Intern - Ultimate Music Business Summit

September 30, 2022

Online

MISSION STATEMENT OF UMBS: "To help you take control of your music business and get a variety of valuable strategies for increasing your income and growing your impact.​"
UNPAID INTERNSHIP - help run the UMBS social media accounts on various platforms
REQUIREMENTS
School year: Third and fourth year undergraduate and graduate students preferred.
Major: Any, but familiarity with music and the music world is preferred.
Application timeline: Immediate and rolling
Required documents: Cover letter, resume, list of references
Email required documents to: ghope@musicsummit.biz.

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Street Poets Executive Director - Arts Consulting Group

October 1, 2022

Los Angeles, California, USA

Street Poets is a nonprofit poetry-based violence intervention program for high-risk youth throughout Los Angeles County, which uses the creative process as a vehicle for individual and community transformation; provide strategic leadership, oversee operations, support programs; salary $100,000 - $125,000

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The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art Microgrant

October 2, 2022

Buffalo, NY, USA

A $300 good-faith grant for artists and curators who are realizing a project in the greater Buffalo area. This is no-strings-attached money that an artist or curator can use in whatever way they feel it’s needed.

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The Linda Twine Scholarship - MUSE

October 2, 2022

USA

$2500 scholarship for one student-enrolled musician who plans to pursue employment in the theatre. Applicant must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled, in music or theatre-related courses within six months of application, in a college or university within the United States.

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The Harold Wheeler Scholarship - MUSE

October 2, 2022

USA

$2500 scholarship for one aspiring professional musician who is working in theatre; must be 18 years or older and part of the MUSE Directory

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Ensemble Forward - Chamber Music America

October 14, 2022

New York City, New York, USA

Chamber Music America will provide grant funds for ensembles to work with an established chamber music coach to help them develop their distinctive ensemble sound; make career information resources available; and create networking opportunities for ensemble musicians to meet each other, as well as composers and presenters, further enlarging their professional circles.

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Artist Residency - Art Omi

October 16, 2022

Columbia County, New York USA

Art Omi: Artists invites artists, critics, and curators from around the world - representing a wide diversity of artistic styles and practices - to gather in rural New York to experiment, collaborate, and share ideas; this includes visual art, sound art, performance and social performance; scholarships available to help further an artists career as part of the residency program as well; Work spaces include: indoor and protected outdoor studio spaces, a kiln, basic hand tools, and some equipment. The entire center is WiFi equipped. In addition, we provide a shared computer with internet access and a couple of black & white printers. Professional color photography labs are located in nearby Ghent. Bikes are available for residents to explore the surrounding area.

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Architecture Residency - Art Omi

October 16, 2022

Columbia County, New York, USA

The architecture residency program is the first of its kind in the nation, inviting ten early- to mid-career architects from around the world to develop their work during a full two-week residency on Art Omi's campus; they must have a master's in architecture; access of 300 acres of land which include The Sculpture and Architecture Park and the Benenson Center & Café, a large two-story barn, contemporary residence buildings designed with a vernacular reference to local farm structures; Residency dates from June 2nd to June 18th 2023

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Writers Residency - Art Omi

October 16, 2022

Columbia County, New York, USA

Art Omi: Writers hosts authors and translators from around the world for residencies throughout the spring and fall. The program’s strong international emphasis provides exposure for global literary voices and reflects the spirit of cultural exchange that is essential to Art Omi’s mission; three hundred acres of open land, a large two-story barn with indoor studios; receive private bedroom accommodations with shared bathrooms and common areas; Spring residency dates: March 24th to May 26th 2023; Fall residency dates: September 1st to November 3rd 2023

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Next Jazz Legacy - New Music USA

October 17, 2022

USA

Next Jazz Legacy is a new national apprenticeship program for women and non-binary improvisers in jazz, with the intersection of gender and race as a guiding principle.

Combining individual and group learning opportunities with a comprehensive support package designed to deliver deep impacts on every candidate’s career, awardees receive $10,000, performance opportunities with master bandleaders, two-way mentorship, a learning cohort, and professional promotional support.

The artist applying to this program must be: A woman or non-binary improviser in jazz, An emerging artist with substantial professional experience, 21-35 years old, Based in the US or a US territory, Available for full participation in the program between January 2023 and December 2023, Fully vaccinated

At this time, this program will not consider supporting artists that are: Enrolled in an academic institution at any time during the duration of the program, Contracted with a third party recording company, Based outside of the US, Not able to demonstrate their need for this program

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Peter Whittingham Jazz Award - Help Musicians

October 18, 2022

United Kingdom

£5,000 in financial support for composition, performance, collaboration, recording, and more; must be a UK resident; receive one-on-one business advice tailored to your needs

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Sphinx Competition

October 20, 2022

Detroit, Michigan, USA

The Sphinx Competition, held every year in Detroit (MI), is a national competition offering young Black and Latinx classical string players a chance to compete under the guidance of an internationally renowned panel of judges and to perform with and receive mentorship from established professional musicians. Competition date: January 25-28, 2023

Senior Division Prizes (Ages 18 - 30): $5k-$50k
Junior Division Prizes (Ages 17 and under): $1k-$10k

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Art | Anthems | Activism - The College of New Jersey

October 22, 2022

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, United States

Join us on October 24th for an afternoon of interdisciplinary learning that will connect art, music, and text about social justice, civil rights, and the role of anthems in our lives. Visit our incredible Carrie Mae Weems exhibit in TCNJ Art Gallery, hear a performance of Omar Thomas' Of Our New Day Begun, and engage in discussions and interactive projects with TCNJ faculty and students. Explore how art and music can serve as a bridge across divides and lead us towards empathy and shared humanity. Event sign up ends October 22nd

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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

October 28, 2022

New York, USA

This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies to artists in financial need who are practicing in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography; Applications open September 15th

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Let Creativity Happen! Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 4)

October 31, 2022

Houston, Texas, USA

Applications open September 30th; $2,500 frant for creative projects in Houston Texas

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City’s Initiative Grant - Houston Arts Alliance (Cycle 4)

October 31, 2022

Houston, Texas, USA

Applications open September 30th; Grants for artists and nonprofits; Awards between $5,000 and $10,000, Grant awarded only to project-related costs

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Grant - Sparkplug Foundation

November 1, 2022

USA

A family foundation that supports emerging musicians in developing new work, sharing existing work with a wider community through events or media, bringing together musicians to collaborate on creating or performing pieces, or facilitating new workshops that bring music to oppressed communities; grants range from $1,000 to $20,000.

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NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre

November 1, 2022

New York, USA

The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre provides grants to encourage and support the creation of digital, film, music, television, and live or online theatre content that reflects the voices and perspectives of all who identify as women.

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The Jake Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Cycle 2

November 15, 2022

USA

$10,000 need based non-renewable scholarship for pre-collegiate musicians between the ages of 8-18

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