SONGWRITER IN RESIDENCE SUBMISSIONS (Deadline December 19, 2014)
SappyFest is now accepting applications from qualifying musicians for the 2015 SappyFest Songwriter in Residence program.
The residence accommodates one songwriter or songwriting team for a period of two to four weeks in late spring or early summer 2015. Successful applicants will be provided with creative time in Sackville, accommodations, and a private studio space to write, rehearse and practice new material. Artists will also have the opportunity to facilitate outreach programs such as talks, workshops or performances, intended to promote interaction and professional development.
A qualifying applicant must be a Canadian resident with previous work registered with SOCAN. Ideal applicants will have an extensive history of performance in Canada, and a desire to embrace the unique cultural and physical setting of Sackville, New Brunswick.
A $1000 artist fee as well as $500 to offset travel costs will be awarded to the successful applicant. Participants are responsible for all personal expenses including food and materials related to their work.
Applications must include a statement of interest (500 words max), brief personal and artistic history and examples of any previous recordings.
Please send complete applications via post to:
SappyFest Songwriter in Residence Program
PO BOX: 6443
Sackville, New Brunswick
Emailed or digital submissions will not be accepted.
Submissions must be postmarked by December 19, 2014.
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We look forward to your applications and to seeing you at SappyFest in 2015
This residency is made possible thanks to generous support from the SOCAN Foundation.