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

14 Apr

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


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

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

ARTS ORGANISATIONS INVESTMENT PROGRAM
The Arts Organisations Investment Program from the WA Government Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is an open and competitive multiyear funding program to support Western Australia’s arts, cultural and creative sector organisations. More Info: HERE

ARTS U-15K GRANT PROGRAM
The WA State Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industrie’s Arts U-15k grant program offers up to $15,000 for artists and creative industry professionals to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity. The program supports the development and growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in high quality arts and cultural experiences. More info: HERE

CREATIVE COMMUNITIES COVID-19 RECOVERY PROGRAM
Funding from DLGSC and Lotterywest for artist-in-residence projects that engage communities and are delivered in partnership with artists and either a local government authority, local school, or community group. More info: HERE

REGIONAL ARTS FUND (RAF) PROJECT GRANTS
Project Grants are intended to assist arts and cultural development projects that meet the objectives and eligibility criteria of the Regional Arts Fund (RAF).The aim is to support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities for regional and remote artists. More info: HERE


MUSIC RELATED JOBS


ACTIVITIES OFFICER (MUSIC) – CHRISTMAS ISLAND WA – SERCO
We are currently seeking experienced and qualified Activities Officers based at our Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre (CIIDC). In this role you will be expected to actively contribute to running the structured and unstructured programs for adults and ensure excellent levels of service in the assigned responsibilities.
More info: HERE

MUSIC TEACHER: KEYBOARD & GUITAR – PRIMARY MUSIC INSTITUTE
Primary Music Institute are looking for a music teacher who has passion for sharing the gift of music with children, playing skills at least equivalent to AMEB Grade 5 on main instrument, some teaching experience, and have the ability to teach both keyboard and guitar.
More info: HERE

MUSIC TEACHER – BUNBURY CATHEDRAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL
The School seeks to appoint an energetic, forward thinking and innovative Music Teacher to teach class music within our Secondary Campus and Saxophone and Oboe to our Year 6 Primary students. We are particularly interested to receive applications from teachers with a passion for jazz and desire to continue to build this element of our music education program.
More info: HERE

GUITAR SALES ASSISTANT – MEGA MUSIC
Mega Music are looking for a team member who enjoy being part of a team and working with people in a great work culture, and have comprehensive knowledge of guitar gear, such as electric, acoustic, classical and bass guitars, amplifiers, effects, and more.
More info: HERE

EVENTS MANAGER – WEST AUSTRALIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
WASO are currently seeking a full-time Events Manager who will be responsible for the strategic planning, implementation and execution of all the events hosted by WASO’s Development Department. In this role you will ensure that strong client relationships are developed, maintained and managed whilst coordinating the effective planning and execution of each event through to completion.
More info: HERE

PROGRAMMING OFFICER – CITY OF KARRATHA
The City of Karratha is offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our Arts Development & Events team.
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

MUSIC TAX & FINANCIAL RECORD-KEEPING
Music Industry Inside Out
talks to some of Australia’s finest music accountants and DIY self-managed artists for some handy tips on how to manage their books, what artists and music businesses can claim on tax and mistakes to avoid.
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

MICHAEL GRIFFIN: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ENRICHMENT COURSES
Michael Griffin
takes participants through various music development course ranging from Teaching for Meta Cognition to Growing Your mindset within music.
More info: HERE

SOUND CHECK SERIES
WAM
is proud to present Sound Check; a series of free 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

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

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.