Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Funding for African-American and Latino Composers under 32 years old in New York

Attention African-American and Latino Composers under 32 years old in New York! This is a great oportunity to fund your music:



Van Lier Fellowships

Next deadline: April 11, 2011
The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund of the New York Community Trust provides support for talented, culturally diverse young people who are seriously dedicated to a career in the arts. Meet The Composer administers the Van Lier Fellowship on behalf of the Van Lier Fund of the New York Community Trust.

The purpose of the Fellowship is to provide financial support for young composers in the early stages of their careers, working in any style of music or sound art. Funds can be used for any purpose including the creation of new work, the purchasing of music/tech equipment, travel, or research and development.

The Fellowship is open to African-American and Latino composers thirty-two years of age or younger. The applicant must be a full-time resident of New York City (any borough) and show financial need. The applicant must not be enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of application (i.e. no students). The one-year fellowship award is $7,000. Additional monetary support will be provided if the composer develops and participates in an educational outreach program with students and/or youth groups.

For more information contact:
Scott Winship, Program Manager, ext. 102 or swinship@meetthecomposer.org
Lorna Krier, Program and Events Coordinator, ext. 113 or lkrier@meetthecomposer.org
Emily Bookwalter, Program Assistant, ext. 110 or ebookwalter@meetthecomposer.org

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