Category: Opportunities

  • OPPORTUNITY: OFF THE RECORD 2024 EVENT

    OPPORTUNITY: OFF THE RECORD 2024 EVENT

    Off The Record returns to Edinburgh on Saturday 24th February, offering a full day event of talks, workshops and advice from experts in the music world, aimed at young musicians and anyone aged 16-25 looking to get into the music industry.   This year the programme includes sessions on: Releasing Music & DSP Pitching with…

  • PCL Presents: Booking Assistant Opportunity

    PCL Presents: Booking Assistant Opportunity

    Salary: ¬£22,500 – ¬£30,000 per year (dependent on experience) Job Type: Full-time Location: Glasgow City, Glasgow Shifts: Monday to Friday with weekend availability and flexitime   PCL Presents is seeking a Booking Assistant with prior experience in show booking, ready to progress to larger shows and acts. The role includes assisting the company director with…

  • WOMEX 2024: Call for Artist and Musician Applications

    WOMEX 2024: Call for Artist and Musician Applications

    WOMEX (World Music Expo), the global music event celebrating diversity in music, is coming to Manchester from 23-27 October 2024. This year, WOMEX is looking for artists, musicians, DJs, producers, filmmakers, and music professionals to participate across four categories: Showcase, Club, Film, and Conference & Mentoring.   Selected music showcases will feature two prominent performance…

  • Scottish International Piano Competition Board Opportunity

    Scottish International Piano Competition Board Opportunity

    The Scottish International Piano Competition is inviting applications for new trustees to join its board in anticipation of the competition’s 40th anniversary in 2026. The organisation is preparing for a period of innovation and growth and seeks individuals with a variety of skills and backgrounds to help guide its future direction.   Opportunity Highlights: Open…

  • Light The Blue 2024: Call for Proposals

    Light The Blue 2024: Call for Proposals

    Aberdeen Performing Arts announces a call for submissions for Light The Blue 2024, a festival that illuminates the creative prowess of youth in Aberdeen. From Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th June 2024, the festival will unfold across various venues in Aberdeen, showcasing a spectrum of artistic endeavors from theatre and dance to music, visual arts,…

  • Grand Plan Charity Grants for Creative Projects

    Grand Plan Charity Grants for Creative Projects

    Grand Plan is offering ¬£1,000 grants to people of colour in the UK to kickstart new creative projects. They welcome applications from individuals interested in various arts such as poetry, fashion, music, and more.   The grant aims to support a broad spectrum of creative activities. Whether it’s art, music, events, or something entirely unique,…

  • Part-Time Support Worker at Big Noise Torry

    Part-Time Support Worker at Big Noise Torry

    Location: Big Noise Torry, Aberdeen Hours: Up to 9 hours/week during term time and 10 hours/week during school holidays Salary: ¬£23,903 – ¬£25,597 per annum, pro-rata (¬£13.13 per hour)   Sistema Scotland is seeking a dedicated Support Worker for their Big Noise Torry programme in Aberdeen. This role offers the opportunity to contribute to social…

  • RADIO BUENA VIDA MUSIC WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY

    RADIO BUENA VIDA MUSIC WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY

    Radio Buena Vida is offering a unique chance for young people aged 18-25, extending to 30 for those with disabilities, young carers, or care-experienced individuals, to participate in their Access to Music Making workshops. These workshops, funded by the Youth Music Initiative and supported by Creative Scotland, focus on various aspects of music making including…

  • GLASTONBURY’S EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION 2024

    GLASTONBURY’S EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION 2024

    Glastonbury Festival is calling for entries to its Emerging Talent Competition for 2024, open to new musicians and bands from the UK and Ireland. The winner will receive a ¬£5,000 Talent Development prize from the PRS Foundation and a slot on one of the festival’s main stages, with two runners-up each awarded ¬£2,500.   Details:…

  • Applications open for the MMF‚Äôs 2024 Accelerator Programme for Music Managers

    Applications open for the MMF’s 2024 Accelerator Programme for Music Managers

    The¬†Music Managers Forum (MMF)¬†and YouTube Music¬†are delighted to announce that applications for the 6th year of the¬†Accelerator Programme for Music Managers¬†are now open.   The deadline for submissions is¬†10am Monday 26th February 2024. Full details can be found¬†here.   Launched in 2019, Accelerator remains the world‚Äôs only independent funding and professional development program designed exclusively…

  • OPPORTUNITY: YOUTH MUSIC NEXTGEN FUND OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

    OPPORTUNITY: YOUTH MUSIC NEXTGEN FUND OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

    The Youth Music NextGen Fund is now open, inviting young musicians and music-adjacent creatives across the UK to apply for grants up to ¬£2,500. This is your chance to bring your creative ideas to life and advance in the music industry.   What the Fund Offers: Grants up to ¬£2,500 for individual projects. A focus…

  • OPPORTUNITY: ONLINE COURSE IN MUSIC SYNC & PLACEMENT

    OPPORTUNITY: ONLINE COURSE IN MUSIC SYNC & PLACEMENT

    The University of the Highlands and Islands is offering 15 free places for an online course in Music Sync and Placement. This is a single semester course aimed at upskilling musicians in placing music in visual media,¬†a key skill for musicians navigating post-pandemic changes in film, television, and advertising.   Course Highlights: 200 hours of…

  • OPPORTUNITY: GLOSS FREE ELECTRONIC MUSIC WORKSHOP

    OPPORTUNITY: GLOSS FREE ELECTRONIC MUSIC WORKSHOP

    The Glasgow Library of Synthesized Sound (GLOSS) invites you to join their free electronic music workshops starting January 2024 in Glasgow. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced musician, these workshops are a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the diverse world of electronic music.   What’s on Offer: Two levels of workshops tailored to…

  • OPPORTUNITY: BBC INTRODUCING SCOTTISH ACT OF THE YEAR 2024

    OPPORTUNITY: BBC INTRODUCING SCOTTISH ACT OF THE YEAR 2024

    Calling all emerging musicians in Scotland! BBC Introducing is searching for the Scottish Act of the Year 2024.   What’s on Offer: Two recording sessions with BBC Radio Scotland. A performance slot at TRNSMT, Scotland’s biggest music festival. A bespoke PR campaign to boost your profile.   How to Enter: Upload your track to the…

  • OPPORTUNITY: ABERDEEN PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS JAM FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE

    OPPORTUNITY: ABERDEEN PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS JAM FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE

    Aberdeen Performing Arts invites singer-songwriters to join their Jam for Climate Justice series. This project aims to spark new musical collaborations centred on climate justice, culminating in a live performance at the Lemon Tree during Climate Week North-East.   What’s on Offer: Collaborate with another artist to compose a song on climate justice. Perform the…

  • OPPORTUNITY: DRAKE MUSIC SCOTLAND BOARD MEMBERS

    OPPORTUNITY: DRAKE MUSIC SCOTLAND BOARD MEMBERS

    Drake Music Scotland is looking for up to four new trustees, including a new Chair of the Board. They are dedicated to promoting diversity on our Board and encourage applications from individuals with lived experiences of disability.   This includes those with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, long-term health conditions, mental health challenges, and autistic and…