OPPORTUNITIES: More Music Jobs, International Workspaces, Radio Comps and more for April 2018
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry people to get ahead, including from the likes of, well, too many to mention!
AMP’S TOMORROW FUND IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians! Last year AMP’s Tomorrow Fund awarded 45 grants, including one to Perth jazz musician Harry Mitchell, who used his grant to record a new album. If you’re interested in earning cash to fuel your passion, get your application in before 12 May 2018.
PRIMARY SCHOOL MUSIC TEACHERS WANTED
Are you a specialist music teacher or a teacher with a passion for music? Anzak education are looking for quality primary music teachers for schools across Perth. Must have primary teaching qualification and current registration with the TRBWA to apply.
KEYBOARD & GUITAR TEACHERS NEEDED IN MANDURAH
Primary Music Institute are seeking music teachers on casual employment basis to teach group and private lessons to primary school students in Mandurah area. Must have playing skills at least equivalent to AMEB grade 5, a current drivers license and car, working with children clearance, and a willingness to teach after school hours.
ST MARK’S IS LOOKING FOR IT’S NEW FRECH HORN TUTOR
St Mark’s are currently advertising for a French Horn tutor to deliver 40 minutes per week from Term 2, 2018. This is a part time position, with tutors paid monthly (including super). Appropriate tertiary qualifications and working with children card are needed, and a 100 point ID check will be required if the position is offered. Applications close 6 April.
MUSIC TUTOR NEEDED AT ABMUSIC
The role involves teaching Indigenous adults aged 17 and up in CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry, CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry, Certificate III in Technical Production and Diploma of Music Industry CUA50815. The successful applicant will be a passionate musician and teacher, have strong communication skills, hold some technical experience for the production of live music, and must acknowledge and respect Indigenous culture and values.
APPLY FOR $10,000 TO DEVELOP NEW AUDIENCES IN JOONDALUP
Organisations, individuals and collectives can apply for up to $10,000.00 in funding for any performing arts initiative which engages the community and meets the funding criteria. Applications close for first round 5 pm Thursday 19 April 2018.
ROCKINGHAM PRIMARY SCHOOLS SEEKS MUSIC TEACHERS
Edu-Music are currently seeking Instrumental Music Teachers to teach Guitar & Keyboard at Two Rockingham Primary School’s. The position requires applicants to be available Tuesdays and Fridays and offers between $30 – $75 per hour depending on skill level and relevant experience. Those who apply must hold valid Driver’s License, Working With Children Check and Police Clearance.
INTERNATIONAL WORKSPACES AVAILABLE THROUGH APRA AMCOS
APRA AMCOS have announced that they will be offering dedicated workspace to APRA AMCOS Members and their Managers who are increasingly travelling overseas for professional opportunities. These spaces include: RAK studios in London, Ignited Spaces in LA and InDo in Nashville. For workspace enquires, contact the APRA AMCOS International Representatives.
SHARE EXPERIENCES AND GO IN TO WIN
Are you a musician working in performance or teaching, working with community groups, or working in the health sector or retail? Do you self-manage, self-produce or even self-promote? Do you work a regular day job while pursuing your music? Making music work: Sustainable Portfolio Careers for Australian Musicians, seeks to understand the conditions and strategies needed for Australian musicians to sustain dynamic careers in an ever-changing musical landscape. Musicians from all around the country are now invited to share their experiences in an online survey, plus you’ll go into the draw to win an iPad.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
SAE SEEKS FILM, AUDIO & MUSIC LECTURER
SAE Perth is currently looking to employ a new Part-Time Film, Audio & Music Lecturer. Applicants will need to be able to start immediately and be available to work both evenings and weekends. Only Career Academics and Industry Professionals with at least 5 years experience are invited to apply.
BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN ARTIST APPLICATIONS OPEN
Blues at Bridgetown is one of the longest running music Festivals in Australia, and the most established Blues Festival in Western Australia. If you are interested in performing alongside some of the best national and international talent in the blues and roots world today then download the application kit and get in touch. Applications close Monday 30 April.
VOCAL PREPARATION WORKSHOP
Aminah Hughes presents SongCraft Vocal Preparation Workshop over two hours where participants will be guided through a series of physical and vocal exercises and examine the mental preparation it takes to perform. Discounted registration for WAM members. Taking place on Saturday April 7th.
Explore the juciest aspects of lyric writing in the SongCraft Songwriting Workshop and learn techniques that can be applied across all genres, with internationally recognised songwriter and musician, Aminah Hughes. Discounted registration for WAM Members. Taking place on Sunday April 8th.
RECYCLED RAINBOW LAUNCH ‘DIVERSITY DATABASE’
Recycled Rainbow have launched a Diversity Database of Perth musicians as part of International Women’s Day that identify as the following: femme/non-binary, LGBTQI+, Aboriginal / Indigenous / Torres Strait Islander, person of colour and disabled. The database is public and editable by all. Please make a contribution to it and add yourself, your friends, you idols. Spread it around like a rainbow.
GET YOUR KISS MY WAMI COMPILATION NOW
WAM’s annual Kiss My WAMi compiles A-grade tracks by WA artists, and each WAM Member gets a FREE copy. If haven’t already collected via WAMCon, please swing by the WAM Office as we’d love to give you some local goodness!
SUPPORTING LOCAL MUSIC WITH THE PACK
The Pack Australia is a web-based streaming platform that will enable any business playing recorded music to stream curated, all original, all local music tailored to their individual spaces and business types. Follow the steps in the link to support a new player in the web streaming industry and possibly have your sound heard. There is also an opportunity to become an official ‘Pack’ Ambassador, with cross promo as part of the deal.
JOIN SIX8 NOW
Live music platform Six8 aims to bring live music into spaces where there previously was none, all the while allowing artists to be paid appropriately for their work. The service allows venues, and other live music hosts to browse the platform for artists based on genre, size, location and hourly rate. Already with an incredible 250+ artists involved, the platform is free to sign up for, with no subscription fees
SPACE TO HIRE AT MIDLAND JUNCTION CENTRE
Mundaring Arts Centre has recently expanded its services and taken up management of the Midland Junction Arts Centre. Located in beautiful surrounds in front of Juniper Gardens in the heart of Midland, the newly refurbished space features two generous gallery spaces, an intimate 135 seat auditorium, a leafy courtyard, rehearsal and printing spaces as well opportunities for artists to work in residence. If you are an arts based organisation wanting a space to hold an exhibition, workshop or performance, consider the Midland Junction Arts Centre.
AUDIOFLY PRESENTS THE NEW MATES ON STAGE PROGRAM
Audiofly officially re-launch their Mates On Stage program with a range of support packages to help those in the music industry. Their packages include complimentary cutting-edge in-ear monitors, bonus discounts and additional marketing support, which have helped the likes of Katy Steele, Slumberjack, Sydnee Cartee and many more. Could you be the next?
THE HEN HOUSE LIVE LOOKING FOR BAND OF ALL GENRES
The Hen House Live is currently looking for bands of all genres to play or launch their next release at the venue. If you haven’t been down yet The Hen House Live is a 100 capacity room attached to Badlands Bar located at 1/3 Aberdeen Street, East Perth perfect for putting on a memorable show! If you would like more information please email Sarah at [email protected].
WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: MUSIC INDUSTRY INSIDE OUT
Music Industry Inside Out is an online educational resource devoted to helping musicians across the country learn more about the industry. WAM Members receive a 20% discount on all individual monthly or annual memberships. To redeem this benefit email Kate at WAM: [email protected] to receive the discount voucher code, then head to the individual memberships page and add the discount voucher for the 20% discount.
The Western Australian New Music Archive is an interactive web portal presenting a collection of content related to the history of new music in Western Australia. You will find a range of material here including audio and video recordings, images, and a range of documents. The original collection has been drawn from the Tura and ABC Classic FM archives, but it is hoped that the collection will be added to through the participation of those involved in the new music scene in Western Australia. They’re also looking for WA releases to be added.
BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND - NOW OPEN
Building Better Regions Fund supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. The program will run over four years from 2016-17 to 2019-20.
There are two streams of funding available under the program:
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS STREAM- The minimum grant amount is $20,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million. You must complete your project by 31 December 2019.
COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS STREAM – The minimum grant amount is $5,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million, however given the nature of eligible projects we expect most grants will be under $100,000. You must complete your project within 12 months of executing the grant agreement with the Commonwealth and by 31 December 2019.
THAT SYNCING FEELING
Music company The Sync Report has hit the DIY market with a series of colourful videos that highlight the importance of sync licensing in the music industry. ‘The Slapman Series’ the animated short films introduce Slapper and his mohawked dog Mr Rex who promptly slap people who tell them that they are too lazy to build a fan base, get media attention and earn an income with their music. Designed for music managers and savvy artists, check it out.
If you have an opportunity for WA musicians or the music industry, email [email protected] for free promo!