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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.

 


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

QANTAS REGIONAL GRANTS

**Opening in June**

Applications are now open to Australian based individuals, not-for-profit community groups and organisations of any size, who are seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in regional communities. Qantas are offering the chance to share in $5 million in grants over the next five years. 
More info: HERE

REGIONAL VENUES IMPROVEMENT FUND
RVIF funding is intended to improve the quality of arts and cultural infrastructure and contribute to the long-term sustainability of arts ad cultural venues in regional WA.   
More info: HERE

ALBY MADE
ALBY MADE is a community arts initiative that helps local creatives do what they do best – create! Each month Alby will award a $1,000 grant to a West Australian creative. 
More info: HERE

WOMEN IN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

As part of an on-going commitment to foster greater diversity in the production sphere of the music industry, Abbey Road Institute is proud to partner with Studios 301 and APRA AMCOS to offer this award to women wishing to undertake formal education and enter the industry on their own terms.

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

CREATE X

The Create X grant program offers up to $20,000 to artists, creative industry professionals and arts organisations to undertake collaborations and cultural exchange opportunities with Singapore, Malaysia or Indonesia
More info: HERE

The Lighthouse Award 

Established in memory of pioneering artist manager Linda Gebar, The Lighthouse Award expands in 2020 by doubling the amount of the award from $5,000 to $10,000 and opening up applications beyond Victoria to Australia-wide. The Lighthouse Award supports women and gender minorities in the field of artist management who exhibit passion, creativity and integrity. Applications are open now until Tuesday 7 April 2020.
More info:
HERE

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund
is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including artists of all types. Grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 are available and can cover a range of activities, including training, travel and equipment costs and living expenses. Applications close Wednesday 15 April.
More info:
HERE


MUSIC RELATED JOBS

RADIO PRODUCER
Capital Community Radio – 101.7 on the FM band – is devoted entirely to bringing good music to senior citizens and mature-age listeners in the Perth metropolitan area. This unique position requires an enthusiastic mature person to perform administrative functions and assist the ON-AIR announcer by taking phone calls from listeners and relaying messages.
More info: HERE

Teacher of Music – Penrhos College
Penrhos College seeks a full-time teacher from Term 2, 2020 to join the Music Department. This position will teach across Years 7 to 12, with an initial focus in 2020 on Years 7-10. The ideal candidate will have a strong instrumental background with experience in conducting ensembles with a strength in wind or strings. This role includes classroom teaching 0.6 FTE, co-curricular 0.2 FTE and the option of peripatetic work to bring the role to 1.0FTE.   Applications close 8am Tuesday 24th March 2020. 
More info: HERE

Music Teacher (Secondary)
St Marks Anglican Community School is seeking a flexible person who can teach classroom music (Year 7 to Year 10) in a team environment. They are seeking an enthusiastic teacher with a passion for young people and a broad approach to music encompassing all styles. Strong musicianship and depth of knowledge are fundamental but a passion for teaching is equally important. Applications close 3:30pm 25th March 2020
More info: HERE

Music Tutor
The Salvation Army are looking for compassionate people who share their mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies. Applications are now open. 
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

 

 


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

2020 NATIONAL SONG WRITING COMPETITION
Entries are now open for the National Songwriting Competition! MCUI is looking for Australia’s best young songwriters to help write its 2020 program song. Student songwriters from around the country have until 19 February 2020 to submit a song that celebrates music in the lives of young Australian people, with melodies and lyrics that are fun, uplifting and easy to learn. 
More info: HERE

SONG OF THE YEAR 2020
Presented by Act-Belong-Commit, WAMs annual Song of the Year competition aims to recognise and showcase the talent of Western Australia’s songwriters across all genres, levels and ages. The competition presents a rare exposure opportunity through 17 categories, for WA songwriters to have their music heard by Industry professionals and bolster their careers with over $45k in prizes on offer. The competition is open to all West Australian songwriters, bands, and producers from 12pm WST Monday 10 February to 5pm WST Tuesday 17 March.
More info: HERE

WA Community Engagement Officer (Volunteer)
As a WA Community Engagement Officer, you will work in a setting that trains and empowers young people in high impact campaigning, public engagement and skill development. You will mainly be responsible for maintaining strong relationships with local communities, schools, universities, churches and workplaces to help run our biggest campaign: Live Below the Line.  Applications close March 19th 2020. 
More info: HERE

Duty Manager
The Rosemount Hotel is looking for someone to fill the role of the Duty Manager to oversee the day to day running of the venue and ensuring that the welcoming and generous nature of their service style is always met. This is a fast paced, high volume venue that allows you the time it takes to get to know our loyal regulars and incredible bands & artists that make this venue what it has become. Applications are now open.  
More info: HERE

 

 

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

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.