Cintas Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowships

The Cintas Foundation is announcing its annual call for applications for the Brandon Fradd Fellowship which comes with a $20,000 prize for composers that are Cuban or of Cuban descent. There are no other restrictions as to age, residency, aesthetics, etc. and both art music and jazz composers have received the award in the past.

More information can be found here

http://cintasfoundation.org/fellowships/music-composition-fellowship

Application Guidelines - Fellowship in Music Composition
Eligibility: Creative artists of Cuban citizenship or direct lineage (having a Cuban parent or grandparent). Applicants engaged in research, students, or performing artists are not eligible to apply for CINTAS Fellowships.

All forms can be filled out online and saved to a cd, dvd or flash drive for submission. Please also print and sign copies of the application forms and include with your application package.

Application
The original application must be submitted. The application may be completed in English or Spanish. Please complete all sections of the application.

Artist's and Project Statements
Prepare two narrative statements: The Artist's Statement describes your personal history, your development as an artist, and your plans for the future. The Project Statement describes the project or activity that you would undertake if awarded a CINTAS Fellowship. Please include a timeline for the project, and identify other sources, where appropriate, of funding for the project.

Letters of Recommendation
Candidates must submit two letters of recommendation with the application. Letters may be submitted separately, if necessary, but must be received by the application deadline. Each letter of recommendation must be submitted in a sealed envelope, with the recommender's signature across the seal. Letters of recommendation must be written in English or Spanish.

Submission of Work Samples
Submission of Work Samples: All materials should be submitted to the CINTAS Fellowship Selection Program. Candidates are encouraged to send their materials electronically to the email address below or ship portfolios by express mail if necessary. Acceptable methods include Dropbox, Hightail, flash drive or CDs/DVDs. Materials must be accompanied by the Work Sample Form. Pieces should be carefully itemized on this form. Limit the submission to 5 (five) samples.

Send material to:
Laurie Escobar
CINTAS Administrator
MDC Museum of Art + Design
Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Florida 33132

Tel: 305-237-7901
Email: lescobar@mdc.edu

1 Jun 2018
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