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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: New Works: Creation and Presentation Program (Jazz)

Chamber Music America
Deadline: 11-18-2011


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Jazz ensembles and presenters, as well as freelance jazz musicians and jazz advocates, are a growing presence in Chamber Music America’s membership. Applicants must be CMA organization-level members to apply to the “New Works: Creation and Presentation Program.”


This program supports the creation and performance of ensemble works in the jazz idiom. It is funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.


Eligible applicants are professional jazz ensembles led by (or including) a composer/performer. Ensembles must be CMA members at the Organization Level and consist of a core group (from two to ten musicians) with a demonstrated history of performing original music featuring jazz improvisation.


Grants range: up to $15,000 for the composition and performances of the new work.


Contact: Jeanette Vuocolo
Phone: (212) 242-2022, ext. 17

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