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Prairie Debut invites established and emerging professional Canadian musicians specifically in the classical and world-music genres to apply to tour in the 2020-2021 season. Applications open in January 2019.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications to tour with Prairie Debut are submitted through Acceptd and must include the following:
Application Registration Form – Please fill out the form completely.
Professional quality audio files and if possible, video files – The submitted repertoire must include at least three contrasting works (concerto works are not eligible) and a short video introduction to a piece. Please upload works as separate files. You may submit these files directly in the application, or you may alternatively submit links via audio/video web link to these files.
Biography, current reviews and photo (high res) – Please note: Applications which do not include the name and information for the collaborating musician(s) in an ensemble will not be considered by the jury.
List of recent, current and upcoming performance activities.
Proposed program for tour performances – Suggest two 45-minute halves, with intermission, and one 90 minute performance with no intermission. All selected applicants will be required to include Canadian work(s) on their touring performance programme.
Artistic statement – A maximum of 300 words is required. Please note that if the application is being submitted on behalf of the artist, the statement must be prepared and signed by the artist.
Proposed program for outreach performances – Outline a 45-minute school program, a proposed educational (school) workshop, and a brief description of the learning activities.
List of technical requirements – Acoustic and amplified (if applicable) and if appropriate, a stage plot for tour performances. Include instruments required, both those supplied by the artist/ensemble and those which must be supplied by the presenter (e.g. grand piano). Please specify sound equipment required for tour performances and address any potential logistical concerns regarding instrument transportation.
Artist’s goals and expectations for touring Western Canada – A maximum of 300 words is required. As with the previously listed statement, if an application is being submitted on behalf of the artist it must be prepared and signed by the artist.
Prior to completing your application, please visit Acceptd for more information and to start your application. We invite potential applicants to discuss their initiative with Prairie Debut staff prior to application to ensure touring program fit. Please connect with Po Yeh through our contact form or call 403 862 2954 to discuss your application.
Completed applications to tour in Prairie Debut’s 2020-2021 Season must be submitted through Acceptd no later than the required deadline.
Application Fee – $30 US Dollars paid through Acceptd.
Upon receipt, all materials become the property of Prairie Debut. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete. All applications will be considered, but only successful artists will be notified.
Deadline for Applications – March 1, 2019