arts sa contemporary live music fund
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This article is regularly updated with information on ArtsSA's Contemporary Live Music Fund.
2012 contemporary music grant program latest news
Updated 18 May 2012
INDEPENDENT MAKERS & PRESENTERS PROGRAM
Attention, South Australian Composers & Musicians! Take a look at some of the opportunities for grants through the Independent Makers and Presenters program at Arts SA. There are some one-off funding opportunities that may be useful for you!
- Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Japan travel fund - supporting independent artists, at any stage of their careers, to undertake professional development or a project in Japan. The grant is generously sponsored by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (Australia) Ltd, to encourage cross-cultural links between South Australia and Japan.
- Artists in residence - supporting the hosting of outstanding local, national and international artists, in order to share their skills and knowledge with local practising professional, independent artists.
- Fellowship - supporting an established independent artist with the advancement of their professional career and arts practice.
- Major Commission - supporting a significant investment in a major new work by a leading South Australian independent artist or group, to be presented in a high profile setting in South Australia.
Read the 2012 Arts SA funding handbook >>
Read the Independent makers and presenters program guidelines >>
Read the application forms >>
Talk to Arts SA arts officer, Becc Bates,
Ph 08 8463 5414
Or contact Arts SA on 08 8463 5444 or email@example.com.
Applications close 5pm Friday 15 June, 2012.
Updated 12 January 2012
RECENT GRANT RECIPIENTS
The South Australia Government, through Arts SA’s Contemporary Music program, has approved funding for 11 South Australian musicians including Aria-nominated The Shaolin Afronauts, totalling more than $46,000.
The 11 successful applicants, which include composer and violinist Alies Sluiter and The Salvadors, touted in 2010 as a Band to Watch by Rolling Stone Magazine, were selected from 28 applicants in the November funding round for projects commencing in January.
Arts SA supports the local contemporary music sector with grants that span opportunities such as touring, recording, professional development, marketing and distribution Grants are available to both emerging and established contemporary musicians.
The latest round of Contemporary Music grants has allocated $46,315 among the following recipients.
Night Hag ($3,766)
South East Asia tour 2012
The Salvadors ($9,146)
Presentation and Promotion
Dexter Jones ($3,500)
Promotion of EP for ‘Semi-Normal’
Melody Kate Feder ($1,208)
Tour to Tamworth Country Music Festival
Brett Hewison ($4,100)
‘Juke Baritone and The Swap Dogs’
Leader Cheetah ($5,000)
“Welcome to the Golden Age” Tour and publicity development
Alies Sluiter ($3,335)
The Picture Box Orchestra – with vocalist Faheem Mazhar
Sam Brittain ($4,500)
Record and release debut solo indie/folk album in 2012
Jimmy Marin ($2,000)
Production of debut album
Semaphore Music Festival (($4,770)
Semaphore Songs recording project
The Shaolin Afronauts ($4,990)
Recording and mixing of second album