KEEP COMPOSER'S WEIRD 2017
A residency for emerging composers worldwide, to be held in Melbourne on 5th to 11th of November 2017.
Keep Composer's Weird provides an opportunity for selected composers from around the world, ages 21+, to submit a newly composed work that is to be rehearsed, recorded and performed at a concert in Melbourne. Each composer will work with an established Melbourne ensemble to workshop their composition and the performance will take place on Saturday 11th of November.
The performance will be promoted to showcase each composer and conferences, panels, and mixers will be held at various venues across Melbourne to provide networking opportunities. In addition, for 5-6 days, each composer will participate in lectures, networking events and establish professional relationships with colleagues in the Australian music and arts industry. Participants will be provided with housing (house includes full kitchen, living room, Wi-fi, TV, A/C etc), catered breakfasts, lunches.
The residency is held in between Melbourne Festival and Melbourne Music Week, a great time to discover the live music capital of Australia.
Participants (tuition + housing + two meals per day): $2,000 AUD
Application should be sent by email to email@example.com by 19th of June 2017
Please send the following information:
b. Birth date
e. Short paragraph talking about yourself (i.e – interests, goals, etc)
f. Two letters of recommendation
g. website or other online material (soundcloud/youtube/blog)
2) PDF files of two of your works with recordings or midi (if available)
3) $20 (AUD) application fee payable by paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org
19th of June 2017 - Application deadline
3rd of July 2017 - Announcement of results
17th of July 2017 - Notification to reserve spot in program
5th of August 2017 - Selected participants will receive instrumentation for their works
5th of October 2017 - Deadline for sending finished composition
5th of November 2017 - Arrival and accommodation in Melbourne
11th of November 2017 - Performance
12th of November 2017 - End of residency and check out of accommodation in Melbourne