Prairie Debut invites established and emerging professional Canadian musicians in the classical and global music genres to apply to tour.
Deadline | 11:59 p.m. on Sunday April 10, 2022
HOW TO APPLY
Applications to tour with Prairie Debut are submitted through Acceptd and require the following:
Application registration form – Please fill out the form completely.
High quality 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 video web links. In the video, please introduce yourselves, tell us something interesting about your group, instrumentation, proposed program and why audiences should come see your performance.
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 60 minute performance with no intermission. All selected applicants will be required to include Canadian work(s) on their touring performance programme.
Artistic statement – Maximum of 500 words. Please explain the artistic vision for your program and how the program appeals to audiences, including those who are not familiar with classical or global music, and specifically how this may be appealing to Prairie audiences.
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.
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 2023-24 season must be submitted through Acceptd no later than the required deadline of Sunday April 10, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. MT.
Application Fee – There is no fee to apply.
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.