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Vol 11 Issue 10
03 July 2014

The Arts Council and UCC seek to appoint a Traditional Artist in Residence

Traditional Artist in Residence

Closing Date for Applications: 14 August 2014 School: School of Music and Theatre Contract Type: Fixed Term Part-Time.

1 October 2014 - 30 September 2015

Applications are invited from well-renowned and accomplished traditional artists (musicians, singers, dancers) of distinction, for the above residency, which is jointly funded by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences (UCC) and the Arts Council. The role will be offered for the period October 2014 - September 2015.

The appointee will advise and mentor emerging traditional artists in the UCC community, offering six contact hours per week in the form of workshops, seminars and consultation during university terms. The appointee will give two public performances, and s/he will engage in a collaborative project with staff and students leading to the production, for public dissemination, of original artistic material. In university vacations the appointee will enjoy uninterrupted time to advance his/her own projects.

To Apply:

Applications should be sent by email attachment on or before 14 August. Candidates are invited to submit a letter of application and a C.V. with details of relevant performances, publications (including CDs, DVDs, etc.) and awards to Dr Mel Mercier, School of Music and Theatre, UCC mmercier@ucc.ie Interviews will be held in Cork in early September.

Requests for further particulars, financial information and informal enquiries about the role may also be made to Dr Mel Mercier.




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