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OPPORTUNITIES: More music industry jobs, funding & comps!

16 Feb

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More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including career opportunities with Country Arts WA, WOMEX, APRA AMCOS and WA’s New Museum Art Project and more!

 

COUNTRY ARTS + WA
Country Arts WA  are seeking applicants for the Regional Arts Legacy Grants. Do you have an arts idea that will create lasting change? Are you a regional Western Australian; artist, not-for-profit organisation, community group or local government? Do you struggle to find the right grant for your projects? If you can answer yes to all these questions then apply now.
More info here.

WOMEX 2016 PROGRAM
One of the leading platforms for global music, WOMEX has ushered in the call for proposals for their 2016 edition. Musicians, industry insiders and filmmakers from all around the globe can apply for the Showcase Festival, the DJ Summit, as well as for the Conference and Film programs at WOMEX 16, which takes place in Spain this October.
More info here.

APRA AMCOS: HILLTOP HOOD INITIATIVE
Looking for some help to get your career off the ground? Think you can put $10,000 to good use releasing an album or EP?  The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers an up-and-coming Australian hip hop or soul artist a grant to help fund the manufacture, marketing and distribution of a release of five or more songs.
More info here.

THE BEAT STARTS HERE
Applications are now open for The Beat Starts Here 2016. The conducting course for teachers and community conductors takes place in Sydney from 9 – 13 April. Tailored to suit you, this course will enhance and develop your conducting skills. You’ll conduct professional pianists and instrumentalists while receiving expert instruction.
More info here.

WANTED: TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR (AUDIO AND FILM)
One of the world’s leading educators in creative media industries, SAE are seeking a Technical Supervisor who will provide outstanding technical support, assistance and advice to students and staff in all areas of audio and film production. You will be part of a team of experts who also ensure the continued and smooth operation of the equipment in the SAE Institute studios and labs.
More info here.

WA’S MUSEUM ARTS PROJECT
The State Government is inviting expressions of interest from local and international artist teams with WA’s new Museum scheduled to open in 2020. Artists will play a significant role in defining what will make the New Museum extraordinary and memorable. As a driving principle, the Public Art Project will explore multiple opportunities for engagement, drawing on artists and artist teams to work alongside architects, designers, curators, diverse cultural groups and the wider community.
More info here.

 

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN

 

SOUND OVERLOAD COMP
The City of Bayswater are looking for people between the ages of 12-25 to participate in the Sound Overload music competition in 2016. The competition is open to solo acts and bands, and the overall winner will receive 3 days of recording time as well as professional photo shoot, while the runner up receives two days of recording time and $500. Applications close Friday 5 February 2016.
More info here.

MUSIC BUSINESS FACTS PODCAST
Music Business
Facts will host a free online music business summit 14 -20 March. The summit will provide invaluable content and knowledge to artists, songwriters, managers, producers and other music industry entrepreneurs. The online conference will stream a series of interviews with some of the world’s top music industry professionals, including some high profile artist managers, tour managers, PR experts, concert promoters, record label owners, festival directors, artists and songwriters.
More info here.

WANTED: VET DIPLOMA TEACHER (AUDIO)
One of the world’s leading educators in creative media industries, SAE are seeking an experienced music industry or audio professional and educator for the full time role of VET Teacher  to  deliver SAE Diploma programs for the Feb 2016 trimester. If you have experience in  audio production, and a passion to assist and support students to reach their full potential then this this is the ideal role for you.
More info here.

WANTED: MUSIC TEACHER: KEYBOARD, GUITAR & DRUMS
Primary Music Institute
are seeking enthusiastic self-motivated musicians/music teachers who are available during school hours, and wish to supplement existing income from other work such as private teaching / performing / session work etc. Applications for teachers are to commence immediately and be available to teach in Term 1, 2016 in a variety of locations around Perth (particularly South of the River and in the Rockingham area).
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.