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Job Opportunity University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Assistant Professor of Music Composition (Digital Media & Music Technology)
Deadline: 23rd of November 2015
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign currently have a search open for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in music composition and music technology, beginning 16 August 2016. The successful candidate will oversee the world-renowned Experimental Music Studios (EMS), teach courses in composition, recording and electro-acoustic techniques and participate in shaping the future development of EMS and the Music Technology curriculum. The candidate should also demonstrate skills in one or more related areas such as emerging media; gaming; video and film; interactive performance; programming; or interdisciplinary work.
Posted: 16 November 2015

Tender for Musician/Singer or Musical Facilitator
Deadline: 27th of November 2015
Cavan County Council arts and heritage offices invites tenders from Musicians / Singers or Musical Facilitators to work with children in Four National Schools in County Cavan to produce a song or piece of music suitable for the children to commemorate and reflect on 1916 Themes. The resulting work will be recorded and performed by the collective of children.
The specific aim is to engage the imagination of the child and connect them with this important aspect of our history through music/choral composition. A historian will visit the schools to support the children's exploration of the past and in particular the last one hundred years and how it has shaped us as a people.
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Posted: 16 November 2015

Arts Council Awards - Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme
Deadline for 2016 tours - 3rd of December 2015
Advance planning deadline for 2017 tours - 3rd of December 2015
December 3rd is the deadline for Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme applications for tours taking place between July and December 2016. The Advance Planning strand for this scheme has the same deadline and it concerns tours from January to December 2017.
This scheme is designed to support the touring and dissemination of work in certain arts disciplines. The scheme is open to applicants who are resident in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Tours may travel to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Posted: 16 November 2015

Arts Council Awards - 2016 Travel and Training Award Opens in November
The window for 2016 Travel and Training Award applications will open on 20 November 2015.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. However, applicants seeking support for all eligible opportunities must submit their application at least six weeks before their proposed date of travel. Applications in breach of the proposed timeline cannot be assessed by the Arts Council.
Funding will be available in the following artforms/arts practice areas: Architecture, Arts Participation, Circus, Dance, Literature, Music, Opera, Street Arts and Spectacle, Theatre, Traditional Arts, Venues, Visual Arts, and Young People, Children and Education.
Posted: 16 November 2015

The Arts Council's Programme as part of Ireland 2016
Deadline: Various
Ireland is on the eve of a great anniversary; the centenary of the proclamation of the republic. In response the Arts Council is planning a national programme, an open call to artists and arts organisations, to surprise and renew the state. Through support from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the programme will take place throughout 2016. It is a platform to the public and the state, and a unique opportunity for artists to invigorate the Irish imagination.
The Arts Council's programme, which forms part of the Government's Ireland 2016 Programme, will include an Open Call for National Projects, 16x16 Artists' Bursaries, a special 2016 strand of touring as well as a large scale national event to be announced later.
Posted: 26 March 2015

Artists Residencies at Centre Culturel Irlandais 2016-2017
Deadline: 11th of January 2016
Centre Culturel Irlandais' annual residency programme offers great opportunities for artists of all disciplines to tap into the resources of the CCI and the City of Light, as well as being an important means of showcasing Ireland's dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage.
Applicants must be Irish citizens or normally resident in Ireland, with professional involvement in creative practice.
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Posted: 16 November 2015

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