The first deadline: May 15th, 2020 at 11:59 PM CEST
The second deadline: September 15th, 2020 at 11:59 PM CEST
Danish Arts Foundation Composer Agreements Funding
- This funding is to stimulate the commissioning of new music by composers in furtherance of a diversity of expressions and musical experiences for the benefit of a large audience.
- The foundation supports creative thinking and innovative ideas by funding more than 6,000 artists and art projects every year.
- Danish Arts Foundation is Denmark’s largest arts foundation that works to spread the arts to a wide audience all over Denmark, to promote Danish art internationally, and to pave the way for talented artists.
- Through more than 60 different funding programs, the foundation facilitates the production and promotion of both visual arts, film, literature, music, performing arts, etc.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES
According to the program.
It could be a short-term or a long-term agreement.
- Non-Danish commissioners may also apply.
- Anyone wishing to commission music from Danish artists across the musical field. This may include, for example, Danish or non-Danish orchestras, ensembles, concert organizers, museums, festivals, associations, musicians, projects or institutions wishing to host a concert, an event, a publication, or a residency or to engage in another form of a binding short-term or long-term agreement.
- The commissioning party must make an arrangement with the composer, who, in addition to accepting the assignment and the commission, is required to outline the overall artistic concept.
- You may also apply for funding for music written in collaboration by more than one composer.
- The committee encourages hosts and commissioning parties to co-fund the composer’s fee. For larger institutions, co-funding of the composer’s fee is mandatory.
- The composer cannot simultaneously be enrolled as an active student on an educational course eligible for SU educational grant, nor be enrolled as a Ph.D. student.
- An average payment of 8000 DKK is paid directly to the composer if the selection committee decided to grant your application.
- The foundation will pay the grant as soon as possible after it has received a copy of the completed musical piece from the composer.
Prepare the following documents:
- A mandatory appendix containing:
– A description of the proposed composer agreement.
– The composer’s CV.
– Relevant links to audio or video examples of the composer’s work.
– For long-term agreements: A draft of the long-term agreement/residency including a list of planned compositions during the term of the agreement.
- A mandatory MP3 file containing a recent musical piece/audio sample by the composer.
- If relevant, a PDF version of a recent musical score or sample sheet music (maximum 25 pages).
Note: Files exceeding the allowed page count will be shortened to the first 25 pages. If your score exceeds the allowed amount, select the desired pages before attaching them to the application.
Apply via the online application system.
- You must submit your application using the digital application form found via the link on this page. Although the application form is available as a PDF file that you can use to familiarize yourself with the required information and documents, paper forms are not accepted.
- The digital application form has a 15-minute session timeout, so you need to fill it quickly.
- The recommended browsers when you fill in the application form include Chrome or Firefox.
- You can fill the contact form if you have any further inquiries.
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Ranya Al-Jumaili/ Iraq“
Reviewed by” Eslam El Fouly/ Egypt ”
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