02 Dec 2010
Creative New Zealand, in association with Sounds Aotearoa New Zealand Music Expo, is calling for expressions of interest from managers andagents of New Zealand artists and self-managed artists for grants to attend the second annual Sounds Aotearoa in March 2011.
Grants include registration and (where applicable) a contribution towards travel and accommodation costs.
What is Sounds Aotearoa?
Sounds Aotearoa is a two-day music event that has three main elements to it - a conference, an expo and artist showcases/performances.
Sounds Aotearoa is designed to: facilitate exposure, networking, capacity building, and business promotion. The two-day event provides an opportunity for musicians, promoters, managers and others to work with industry experts to learn and share with one another. It also enables the public to enjoy some performances by leading musicians.
Who can apply?
Managers, agents and self-managed artists representing international-ready musicians and/or bands can apply for funding to attend Sounds Aotearoa.
How do I apply?
To apply, please email Gemma Peacocke, International Adviser: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your full name and contact details
- A short biography
- Details of the artist(s) you represent
- Why you want to attend Sounds Aotearoa
- Details of any assistance or funding you are receiving from Sounds Aotearoa, WOMAD, or any other source.
The deadline for applications is 14 January 2011.