The Performing Arts Micro Bursaries support independent artists and producers with awards of between £250 and £1,000 and is administered by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. They are interested in proposals for development activities in the performing arts where a clear and specific learning opportunity has been identified. This could be for the making of new work, research, travel, training or mentoring.Read more
CELEBRATING SCOTLAND’S VIBRANT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SCENE
SCOTTISH AWARDS FOR NEW MUSIC
Nominations are now open!
Following on from the inaugural event in 2017, New Music Scotland are pleased to launch the 2nd annual Scottish Awards for New Music. Created by New Music Scotland, the awards will celebrate and champion the highest standards and achievements of Scotland’s composers, musicians, sound artists, programmers, producers and ensembles and highlight the innovative, experimental and ground-breaking work taking place in Scotland, as well as the depth and breadth of the country’s contemporary music scene.Read more
We have just been notified of these 2 interesting opportunities for jazz bands to apply to participate in this event in Poland in early December – one a competition and the other a showcasing possibility.Read more
Jazz from Scotland has just received information that applications for “Made in the UK” 2018 are now OPEN! and are delighted to share the information with all our musicians.
“Made in the UK’ is an annual showcase of British jazz at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), which takes place in late June each year. The series was founded by John Ellson (ESIP) & John Nugent (XRIJF) in 2008.
Any Scottish musicians / bands who would like to be considered for the 2018 series at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival should carefully read the information about the application process, the selection criteria and the details about the costs that are covered and any financial help that may be available to help with other expenses and flights.
This is a great opportunity to consider showcasing in the USA. Full details are in this link: https://www.madeintheukjazz.com/made-in-the-uk-2018
NB: The closing date is September 8th