OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding_ Nov 17 2016
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from Australia Council for the Arts, AiR Commission Summer School, Nannup Music Festival, Fairbridge Music Festival and more!
PROFESSIONAL ARTS PLACEMENTS IN CHINA
The Australia Council is offering two professional arts placement opportunities for arts workers, in partnership with dedicated performing arts organisations, in China. Arts Management, Marketing and Communications at Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre (SDAC) from 1 May – 9 June 2017, and Arts and Music Management/Festival Coordinator at Split Works from 10 July – 30 September 2017. Expressions of interest for both close 28 November 2016
NOW OPEN: FAIRBRIDGE FESTIVAL QUEST YOUTH SONG-WRITING COMPETITION
Now in its sixth year, the folk, world and roots music original song-writing competition for young West Australians is back in 2017 with four chances to win – Song: Craft, Song: Performance, Age 12-15 and Age 16-18. Entries must be submitted by 5 pm, 3 March 2017!
VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NANNUP MUSIC FESTIVAL
Help bring the Nannup Music Festival to life and be part of a community that loves music! Applications are now open for various volunteer positions, be sure to sign up quick to avoid missing out.
2017 WA YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA AUDITION APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON!
Want to explore different musical styles, or simply enjoy meeting and performing with people around your own age? Musicians aged between 14 and 25 years have the opportunity to audition for fifty-four places within three orchestras. Submissions close Monday 28 November. Check out, ‘More info’ on how to apply.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
WORK WITH FRINGE FOR THEIR 2017 FESTIVITIES
Fringe World are currently on the lookout for awesome people to help make next year’s Fringe festivities the best yet! Applications for various positions are now open. Contract periods and application closing dates for these amazing opportunities vary. Check out, ‘More info’ on how to apply.
ACTS WANTED FOR NORANDA CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
This year Noranda Village Shopping Centre will be a hosting their Village Christmas Street Festival, Sunday 4 December, for all ages 11am – 3pm. Noranda is currently looking for acts and choirs to perform at the fest for a 30minute set. Don’t miss your chance! Flick an email here for an application form.
CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & CONFIDENCE
Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 January 2017, Murdoch University will be hosting Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Commission Summer School. A three day professional learning event (presentations, practical workshops, morning tea, plus more) designed to help teachers and teaching artists prepare for the implementation of the WA Curriculum: The Arts, P-Year 10 syllabus. Places are limited, so register now!
THAT SYNCING FEELING
Music company The Sync Report has hit the DIY market with a series of colourful videos that highlight the importance of sync licensing in the music industry. ‘The Slapman Series’ the animated short films introduce Slapper and his mohawked dog Mr Rex who promptly slap people who tell them that they are too lazy to build a fan base, get media attention and earn an income with their music. Designed for music managers and savvy artists, check it out.
Rev is calling out to WA musicians to come forward with music meets film ideas for possible presentation at the July 2017 event – which is incidentally celebrating its 20th anniversary. Rev has a long history in presenting high-quality music/film concepts from Goblin Plays Suspiria, to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Steven Severin to Phillip Johnston playing Melies to Viola Dana playing Buster Keaton to Sonic Youth’s Lee Renaldo’s own brand of performance. If you have an idea we’d love to hear it – whether it be moving image art based experimentation or
WANTED: MUSICIANS AND MUSIC FANS FOR INTERVIEWS ABOUT MUSIC IN RURAL SPACES
Would you like to be interviewed for an innovative PhD project about music making and consuming within rural spaces? Are you involved in or know about a rural based music scene? Are you between the ages of 14 and 30 years and live in the Margaret River region? In conjunction with Griffith University School of Cultural Research, this research project is recruiting participants for 45 minute face –to-face interviews. If you are available for an interview contact Lisa Nikulinsky on [email protected]
FLYING MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION 2017 SOLO MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
The 2017 Solo Music Scholarship program will fund scholarships to high school students who have been nominated by their band/music director. This scholarship is unique as it offers the recipient the opportunity to learn to fly. The selected student will be awarded a flight training scholarship with a participating flight instructor or school in his or her area. Flying Musicians Association members will be there to mentor that student pilot in both aspirations — aviation and music. Deadline for nominations is Tuesday 31 January 2017.
FREE PROMO OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTS/CULTURAL EDUCATION
Do you offer a workshop for school students K-12 in 2017 or a curriculum linked production, school group discount or professional learning opportunities for teachers? ArtsEdge invites you to submit information about your arts or cultural education activities happening in the 2017 school year. Download and submit a content submission form to [email protected]
X-PRESS.COM.AU IS BACK ONLINE!
After a year of X-Press content only being visible to the public via themusic.com.au the full site for X-Press Magazine is now accessible and flowing with new content . Keep up to date online with everything entertainment in Perth including extensive event guides and reviews.
APRA FESTIVAL LINKS
Festivals are a great opportunity to play to new audiences, but landing a coveted spot requires some serious planning and research – performer applications can open as early as a year in advance. Thanks to APRA’s How to: Get programmed on a festival page, you can find out some hot tips and check out upcoming festivals worth applying for.
DCA GRANTS PROGRAM
The new DCA Grants Program has just been announced, with changes now allowing for individuals, groups and arts organisations to apply for different types of funding in five categories including Creative Development, Commercial Development, Community Engagement, Aboriginal Arts, and Scholarship and Fellowships. DCA encourages all applicants to ensure their applications are in alignment with all criteria and to read all applicant resources.