Jazz South Commissions are about innovation, ambition and artistic aspiration and aim to celebrate and support jazz and improvisation in the South

What you you need to know to apply to Jazz South Breakthrough Commissions

  • Aimed at composers within the first five years of professional experience who are based permanently in the Jazz South region
  • Applications welcome from composers, or from other organisations and individuals such as promoters, clubs, festivals, venues, curators, producers, who may wish to promote the commission through a digital broadcast from a venue in the Jazz South region
  • 4 awards made
  • Total awards of up to £3,000 per commission
  • Pieces should be a minimum of 12 minutes
  • Pieces may be for any size of ensemble (note that sustainability of future performing and touring will be taken into account)
  • Writing period will be between September to December 2020
  • Composers and performers will need to be available for audio and video recording, and online broadcast with dates and locations to be confirmed between January – February 2021
  • Composers will receive a package of mentoring support

Read the full guidelines then download the Budget Template and complete the online application form – deadline 5.00pm Friday 31 July 2020

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Printable guidelines – download

Jazz South Breakthrough Commissions 2020 – Budget Template

 

 

 

 

 

** We recommend that you save the form regularly as you go along (you can save and return later to complete it). You may also find it helpful to draft any longer statements into another document before copying them into the form when you are ready.

Jazz South Breakthrough Commissions 2020 Application Form

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    ** We recommend that you save the form regularly as you go along (you can save and return later to complete it). You may also find it helpful to draft any longer statements into another document before copying them into the form when you are ready.

 

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