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

3 Sep

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


PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

MANJIMUP BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME MUSIC WEEKEND
Happening 21 – 24 September, this event is especially for the WA bluegrass and old time music audience. There are plenty of ways for you and your band to take part. How many slots and how much time you are allocated will depend on the number of musos applying.
More info: HERE

SXSW MUSIC FESTIVAL SHOWCASE
SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year. Happening over 8 – 17 March 2019 in Austin Texas, showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world. Early Deadline: 13 September 2018 ($35 fee). Final Deadline: 25 October 2018 ($55 fee).
More info: 
HERE

FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL – PERFORMER AND VENUE PARTICIPATION
Taking place Friday 18 January – Sunday 17 February 2019, FRINGE WORLD is an open-access Festival which means anyone from anywhere in the world is welcome to register. If you’re interested in taking part as a performer, register now!
More info: 
HERE


COMPETITIONS

KISS MY CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Free to enter and open to photographers of all levels, WAM’s annual Kiss My Camera competition celebrates the valuable work of music photographers from across WA. Winners of each category will take home a generous prize pack including a feature in scenestr magazine, tax advice from Sorrento Strategic Music, studio time at Huzzard Studios, gift vouchers for Leederville Camera House and much much more. Competition closes 12 September 2018.
More info: HERE

TOYOTA STAR MAKER
Entries for the 40th Toyota Star Maker are now open. Australia’s most significant and longest running, search for a new country music star. Star Maker is looking for someone who is over 18, already making a considerable impression in country music, and has the greatest potential to take advantage of the opportunities offered through the competition. Entries close 1 October 2018.
More info: HERE

ALBERT H MAGGS COMPOSITION AWARD
The Albert H Maggs Composition Award is provided as a commission for Australian composers to create a new musical work of a substantial nature. The value of the award offered will be approximately $7,000 for the commissioned musical work, with approximately $3,000 performance subsidy also provided. The Maggs award is a national award, however the application work, the score and recording, could have been written anywhere in the world.  For the winning entry, the composer is commissioned to write a completely new work, not one that is already underway.  The performance subsidy does not require the new work to be presented in Melbourne.
More info: HERE


GRANTS & FUNDING

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

TOUR FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
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.  Touring musicians must be performing original Australian contemporary music. Applications close 2 October 2018.
More info: HERE

PCA 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


MUSIC RELATED JOBS

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC & HEAD OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Carmel School
invites outstanding applicants to apply for this leadership position, commencing Term 1, 2019. 
More info: 
HERE

EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER
Leap Start Early Learning Child Care are seeking a qualified, passionate and dedicated Music Teacher to implement and enhance the centre’s music program.
More info: 
HERE

AUDIO TECHNICIAN
One 20 Production is seeking qualified a Audio Technician to fulfil a senior role within their fast growing company. 
More info: 
HERE

FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL 
The 2019 Fringe World Festival is fast approaching and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. Check out their website for the latest jobs available!
More info: 
HERE

THE AUSTRALIAN GIRLS CHOIR
The Australian Girls Choir are looking for Choral/Singing Teachers and Tutor Trainees for 2019.
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

GIRLS ROCK! CAMP WA
With Girls Rock! camps already rocking cities around the world, WAM are absolutely thrilled to bring the much-loved program to Perth in January 2019! We are now accepting expressions of interest, with more details to be revealed in the coming months.
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.