Friday, August 19, 2011

Call out: Regional NSW music residency for musicians with disability

Are you a musician that works collaboratively? Are you interested in broadening your compositional skills? Are you looking to take your music to another level?

Applications for Rewriting the Score are invited from professional musicians who experience disability, practicing in all genres from across Australia.

Orange Regional Conservatorium, in partnership with Accessible Arts, is offering this opportunity to promote inclusive performance opportunities and collaborations that include musicians with and without disability  working together.


Contemporary composers Abi McGaha Miller, Issac Miller & Kayln Heffernan, Wheelchair Sports Camp.

Rewriting the Score will run from Sunday 20 November to Sunday 27 November 2011. Thirteen musicians will work together to create new music, led by Artistic Director Graham Sattler. The residency will culminate in two concert performances at the Orange Regional Conservatorium on Friday 25 and Saturday 27 November 2011.

Rewriting the Score provides a high profile professional development opportunity for musicians with disability in a supportive arts environment. Recipients will receive an honorarium fee of $1400, plus travel and accommodation expenses. Support workers/carers travel and accommodation expenses also covered where required.

More information on eligibility and the application process is available online for download.

Deadline for applications is Monday 19 September 2011.

When: Sunday 20 November to Sunday 27 November 2011

Where: Orange Regional Conservatorium, Central West region NSW

Who: Professional musicians who experience disability from across Australia
Contact: Belinda Quince, Events & Promotions Officer, Orange Regional
Conservatorium tel: 02 6361 7974 or events@orangecon.org.au.
More information: Rewriting the Score
Access: Accessible venue and facilities

Rewriting the Score is an initiative of Orange Regional Conservatorium, with support from Arts NSW, Accessible Arts, and Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol services, Western NSW Local Health Network.







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