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

9 Oct

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


PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

TPAM FRINGE
Registration is now open for TPAM Fringe, an open-call program that introduces performances and projects that are carried out during the period of TPAM 2020 in Yokohoma or Tokyo. The deadline for registration is November 1, 2019. 
More info: HERE

2020 WAYJO ACT-BELONG-COMMIT AUDITIONS
Musicians interested in performing jazz and improvised music, aged 14-25 (28 if in full-time study) & located in Perth 2020, are encouraged to apply to audition for the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra. Registrations close Monday 11 November 2019 – only if not filled prior.
More info: HERE

WIDE OPEN MIC MOJOS BAR FREMANTLE
Catch the standout Open Mic Night at Mojo’s Bar. New and upcoming musicians who want a cool, vibrant gig at Mojo’s bar in Fremantle are welcome to join for free the open mic night, where any band or singer can sign up for free to play a gig. The open mic nights are on Mondays at Mojo’s and you must register in advance, but registration is free.
More info: HERE


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

DRUG AWARE YCULTURE REGIONAL
Drug Aware YCulture Regional offers young people aged 12-26 up to $4,000 to fund community arts projects in regional WA across all art forms. Applicants living north of the 26th parallel (above Shark Bay0 or in very remote WA can apply for up to $6,000. 
More info: HERE

QANTAS REGIONAL GRANTS
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

CITY OF JOONDALUP ARTS DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
The City of Joondalup Arts Development Scheme is a fund designed to develop new audiences for the performing arts in the Joondalup area. The aim of the scheme is to bring professional performing arts companies to the City of Joondalup for performances and workshops. Organisations, individuals and collectives may apply for up to $10,000.  
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


MUSIC RELATED JOBS

VOLUNTEER MUSICIAN
Catch Music is looking for a volunteer musician to help at a number of inclusive music activities across Perth designed for musicians of all ages and abilities.
More info: HERE

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

STREET SALES TEAM MEMBER
Around The Sound is Perth’s only music magazine, providing the best in music journalism and a comprehensive fortnightly gig guide. They are now selling their magazine on the streets of Perth and Fremantle and they’re looking for confident people who are good communicators to be part of their street sales team. 
More info: HERE

CASUAL PARTY/WEDDING DJ
Australia’s largest DJ company, Mobydisk, needs mobile DJ’s for Perth and the surrounding areas. 
More info: HERE

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Macro Music is an all service Music Management and Events company based in Fremantle. They are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join their team as they expand their events portfolio.  
More info: HERE

STAGING HAND
Matrix Productions believes in supporting the local music and events industries in every way it can, and that includes offering employment and training to talented people who wish to pursue a career in event and concert production. They are currently looking to add two Staging Hands to it’s outstanding production crew. 
More info: HERE

HEAD OF MUSIC CREATION
Mood Media Australia are looking for someone to direct and manage a portfolio of programs across a number of genres and formats, leading a small team of Music Directors at their Sydney office. Applications close October 25. 
More info: HERE

MUSIC CONTENT WRITER
PONDER is a new storytelling platform. It’s a unique space created to showcase some of the most exciting talents from around the world. They are looking for an avid music lover to review albums, eps, singles on a freelance basis. Applications close 27 October. 
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

SCHOOL HOLIDAY JAM SESSIONS
Rock Scholars’
regular jam sessions are back both weeks of the upcoming October school holidays! Open to any young musician wanting to experience playing in a band. They are a great way to meet, hang out and play music with other like-minded kids and teenagers.
More info: HERE

RHYTHM 2 RECOVERY
Rhythm 2 Recovery
are visiting Perth to deliver a workshop on a model for engaging young people and adults with rhythmic music and reflective discussions to further social and emotional development, and assist with managing adversity. Held at Queens Gardens on November 27th and 28th. 
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

VOLUNTEER AT WAMFEST
We are now on the lookout for some superstar volunteers to help us out at this year’s WAM Festival! If you’re available between October 31st and November 2nd, and interested in joining our team, let us know!
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.