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MORE OPPORTUNITIES: More music industry jobs, funding & comps!

14 Aug

More jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead!

 

DCA OPENS ROUND FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
The DCA’s next funding round for applications to the Young People & The Arts funding program is now open!  Applications close 4pm Thursday 17 September 2015 for activity commencing on or after 1 January 2016.  Categories include: Development; Distribution and Marketing; Fellowship.
More info here.

FREE SEMINAR FOR INDEPENDENT MUSICIANS
Creative Partnerships Australia is holding a short seminar on the Australian Cultural Fund in Perth at 6pm on Tuesday 8 September.  It’s free and, amongst others, specially caters for independent musicians and fundraising.
More info here.

GET HYPER
Are you a Western Australian Band, Duo or solo act? Then Hyperfest could be looking for you – band applications for 2016 are now open! To be eligible, at least 50% of the band/duo must be under the age of 30. Applications close Friday 30 October.
More info here.

CALLING ALL AGES BANDS
For the past few months Cool Perth Nights have been putting on shows at HQ to help younger bands get a leg up without taking on the financial risk involved in hosting a U18 show and to help nurture the local music scene, and they’re now on the look out for bands that contain at least one underaged member.
Email [email protected] for more info.

VIVA THE SCHOOLS REVOLUTION!
Musica Viva in Schools
is thrilled to announce its 2016 school music program, celebrating 35 years of independent provider of music education. Musica Viva’s school’s program is Australia’s largest school music program, including Live Performance Plus, their complete music program comprised of a live concert experience, professional development for teachers and digital teaching resources, all aligned to the Australian Curriculum.
More info here.


BASKETBALL & BEATS
Always with a slick music component, the Red Bull Reign 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is coming to Perth, including a qualifier in Perth October 10. They’re now looking for bball teams to enter.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE AND THE ARTS APPS CLOSING
The DCA‘s Creative Industries program supports projects that strategically develop the potential capacity both creatively and commercially for musicians and more. Funding deadlines are fast approaching for the following categories: Development – closes Thursday, 27 August; Distribution and Marketing – closes Thursday, 27 August;  Artflight – Closes last Tuesday of each month.
More info here.

TELSTRA ROAD TO $15,000 & MUCH MORE!
Telstra Road to Discovery
has officially opened the call for entries for the 2015 program, and we’re proud to also announce that we’re an official partner this year. Last year’s winner Teischa is among the many WA artists who have either won or experienced incredible career boosts from the competition, including also Helen Shanahan, Bri Clark, Morgan Bain and Riley Pearce. By connecting emerging singer songwriters with some of the most influential figures in the music industry, this fantastic opportunity could be the kick start to your career, with HUGE prizes involved.
More info here.

Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.