Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Grant Programs For Musicians!

Here are a few examples of some grant programs that are currently being offered for musicians:

  • $3,000 grant program to provide professional mentorship to three emerging operatic composers who are writing new works for full professional production.

  • $5,000 to support a Fellowship that will provide a residency of up to 2 months for an emerging composer.

  • $2,000 to support an outreach program in rural communities that brings music education and songwriting to K-12 students.

  • $2,500 to support the mentoring of promising young songwriters by professional members. The project will result in a CD compilation of 5 original songs and a showcase of the works at a local theatre.

  • A scholarship program is currently being offered. This scholarship is presented annually to an African-American college or university student majoring in music who demonstrates musical talent and proficiency in certain areas:

    • composing
    • arranging
    • producing
    • conducting
    • performing

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