Music Network Continuing Professional Development Programme 2010/11
Music Network is currently seeking applications from Irish and Ireland-based professional musicians and composers interested in participating in the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme 2010/11.
The CPD Programme provides professional musicians and composers with the opportunity to learn and develop skills in workshop facilitation.
Elaine Agnew, composer and leading music facilitator, is the artistic advisor and lead facilitator to the programme. The programme focuses on two key areas of musicianship: improvisation and vocal skills and how these key skills can be adapted to deliver a high-quality, interactive, fun musical experiences in a range of community settings including:
- youth groups
- healthcare settings
- very young children (from 18 months).
All participating musicians must be supported with a bursary from a local authority arts office, professional performing group or other suitable support body.
Closing date for applications is Friday 8 October, 2010.
Crash Ensemble call for submissions from composers
Deadline: 5pm, 29 October 2010
Continuing its commitment to an annual showcase of the new and exciting music of Irish composers, Crash Ensemble would like to open a call for submissions from all Irish composers and composers resident in Ireland. There will be no age limit.
Works must comprise of instruments from within the ensemble (see below) and should not exceed 15'.
The piece can also include electronics and visuals (single screen) but would ideally not contain a click-track. There will be a small prize of €500 for the best submission.
Free State VI will be held in early Spring 2011. Submissions must be sent with a PDF score (and MP3 if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org by the above deadline. Please put 'Free State VI Submission' in the subject line.
Crash Ensemble instrumentation:
Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Piano, Electric Guitar, Percussion, Clarinet, Flute, Trombone. option Mezzo Soprano. Single instrument in each case.