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OPP BOX: The latest music opportunities, jobs and funding!

12 Mar

We’ve got your music opps covered! Check out the latest below.

 

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

BOYUP BROOK COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Emerging and established talents are being given a chance to step onto Western Australia’s biggest country music stage. Expressions of interest are called from musical artists who want the opportunity to perform at next year’s Boyup Brook Country Music Festival. Applications have been extended and will close on Friday 10th July 2020.


GRANTS & FUNDING

$1 MILLION CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FUND GRANT PROGRAM
The $1 million Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program is now accepting applications for grants up to $15,000. Grants are available to assist WA artists and music industry professionals with the costs of producing and promoting their work. Download the program guide for more information on how to apply, eligibility, key dates and more.
More info: HERE

WOMEN NATION FUND
The Women Nation Fund is a global, early-stage fund investing in female-founded live music businesses.  Its purpose is to provide access to capital for underrepresented female entrepreneurs in the Concert Promotions, Events and Festival space. Businesses will be evaluated by a team of International Live Nation female executives with domain expertise across promotion, booking, technology, ticketing and PR/marketing.
More info: 
HERE

PPCA PERFORMERS’ TRUST FOUNDATION
The PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the music-related performing arts. The grants provided are non-recurring (i.e. one-off grants rather than a periodical payment) and are determined by the four trustees of the trust. A grant under the PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation can be used for costs associated with: Tuition fees; Travel costs (hire, airfares, petrol); Accommodation; Venue hire/ PA hire.
More info: 
HERE

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC TOURING PROGRAM
The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original contemporary music. It provides travel support of up to $15,000 for artists and their manager for tours in Australia that include performances in regional and remote areas. 
More info: 
HERE

THE LEVI’S MUSIC PRIZE
The Levi’s Music Prize
is an exciting new initiative that will enable Australian bands and artists to maximise that next opportunity to get them to the next stage of their careers. 
More info: HERE


MUSIC RELATED JOBS

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING SPECIALIST
Zaccaria Concerts and Touring are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Digital and Social Media Marketing Specialist to join their team in the music/live concerts industry. Position available as of July 2020.
More info: 
HERE

REGISTERED MUSIC THERAPIST
Brightwater are looking for a qualified Registered Music Therapist with a passion to work in aged care and share their values of care, learning, innovation and people! Applications close 17 June.
More info: 
HERE


WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

MUSIC WORKSHOPS
Rock Scholars regularly holds music workshops, masterclasses and clinics and can also facilitate corporate events and school incursions. With our talented team of mentors and tutors, and our extensive music industry contacts, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience we can call on to present and teach on a range of topics.
More info: HERE

DJ & MUSIC PRODUCTION CLASSES
Lab Six
 courses to groups and individuals in a friendly and professional environment. With a focus on hands-on learning and practical exercises, we encourage students to reach their creative potential by providing a diverse curriculum encompassing all styles of music. To be the best; learn from the best.
More info: HERE

PIANOEASY ONLINE PROGRAM
PianoEasy Online
is an exciting and comprehensive music program, which has adults and kids learning everything about playing the piano or keyboard. As an introductory offer to the PianoEasy Online Program, new players can access the first month for free, with no lock-in contract!
More info: HERE

BUILDING YOUR CREATIVE COMMUNITY
Building Your Creative Community
is a new series of workshops presented by Happy Mag and the City of Sydney, aimed at educating young artists on the benefits of collaboration, community, and local culture.
More info: HERE

SOUND CHECK SERIES
WAM
is proud to present Sound Check; a series of free weekly webinars aimed at providing practical support for members of the WA music community during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
More info: HERE

ROCK SCHOLARS ADULT BAND PROGRAM
Rock Scholars
are now taking expressions for their first band program built for the more ‘mature’ musicians out there!
More info: HERE


OTHER OPPS

SUBMIT YOUR ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR PLACEMENT IN FILM & TV
Lolly Box Music‘s mission is to connect their international network of project music buyers with carefully-curated content from the extraordinary pool of talented songwriters and musicians ‘down under’ in Western Australia. So if you’re keen to submit your songs for possible placement in film, television, advertising or video games, then you can upload them via their Submissions page. 
More info: 
HERE

CREATE VINYL WITH BANDCAMP
With the sale of vinyl records on Bandcamp increasing by 600% in the last five years, they are excited to announce their new vinyl pressing service which aims to streamline the financing, production and fulfilment of vinyl records. With no up-front investment, an artist or label can create a vinyl campaign and start taking orders almost immediately. Once they reach their minimum goal, Bandcamp will press their records and ship them to their fans.
More info: HERE

UNSIGNED ONLY 2020
Unsigned Only Music Competition
is open to all artists (including solo artists, bands, and singers) who are unsigned to a major record label (indie labels are eligible). Unsigned Only’s goal is to give artists exposure, recognition, and validation for their artistry.
More info: HERE

NATIONAL CAMPUS MUSIC COMPETITION
The National Campus Music Competition
(previously known as the National Campus Band Competition) is an annual Australian music competition specifically for tertiary students. Applications close 31 October.
More info: HERE

SWEET OBLIVION JAMS
YMCA HQ
are offering free rehearsal and jam space if you are under 25 years old, Monday-Friday 2pm-10pm.
More info: HERE

FIRST SOUNDS VOL. 3
With First Sounds Volume Two now bringing another set of amazing First Nations artists to the nation’s attention, it’s time to call out for entries for the next instalment – First Sounds Volume Three! Submissions close Tuesday 30 June. 
More info: HERE

SOUNDS OF THE MID WEST
WAM is excited to launch the next instalment of its regional recording project series, Sounds of The Mid West, with artist applications now open! Get in before Thursday 20 August.
More info: HERE

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WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.