Opportunities

Taking control of your performance career

Dates: 1st, 8th and 22nd November 2018

These sessions offer support by providing access to relevant and up-to-date expertise, resources and professional supports and focus once again on some of the non-artistic elements of a successful music performance career.

The training sessions are free and will take place at Music Network’s offices in the National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.  Space is limited to 10 places per session and are allocated on a first come first served basis.  Booking is essential to guarantee a place, contact Andreas Ziemons operations@musicnetwork.ie / 01-475 0224.

Thursday 1st November, 11.00am - 12.30pm FULLY BOOKED
Musicians and the Digital World with Nick Roth

Thursday 8th November, 11.00am - 12.30pm
Music Publishing - Nurturing and Protecting Creativity with Steve Lindsey

Thursday 22nd November, 11.00am - 12.30pm
Finance and Taxation with Gaby Smyth

More information on these session here

Musician Information Day at dlr LexIcon Studio

Date: Thursday 15th November 2018, 10am - 3.30pm

Location: dlr LexIcon Studio, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

These sessions offer support by providing access to relevant and up-to-date expertise, resources and professional supports and focus once again on some of the non-artistic elements of a successful music performance career. This event is organised by Music Network as part of the 2028 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Music Development Programme, jointly funded by the Arts Council.

The training sessions are free and will take place at dlr LexIcon Studio, Dún Laoghaire.  Space is limited, booking essential. To guarantee a place, contact Andreas Ziemons operations@musicnetwork.ie / 01-475 0224.

Thursday 15th November, 10.00am - 11.30am
Self-Management: Fundamentals of Self-Management for Musicians with Frances Mitchell

Thursday 15th November, 11.45am - 1.15pm
Funding Applications: Making your case and making it happen with Seamus Crimmins

Thursday 15th November, 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Self-Promotion: DIY Online Promotion

Centre Culturel Irlandais’ artist residency bursary

 

Artist Residency Programme 2019-2020

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 Paris, as well as being an important means of showcasing Ireland's dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage.

 

Performance Residency in association with Music Network

DEADLINE: 5pm, Thursday 10th January 2019

Music Network is supporting a 1-month residency for a musician seeking to further their performance career. Musicians working in all genres are eligible. This award will be made to a musician resident in (the Republic of) Ireland. Residency is based upon the Revenue Commissioners’ definition of the term (see www.revenue.ie). Residents will have a valid PPS number.

CCI and their partner organisations share the costs of residencies enabling the Centre to increase the number of residencies on offer for Irish artists. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in March 2019.

Full guidelines, terms and conditions available here.

The Piano Scheme 2018

NOTE: Please apply 12 weeks in advance of concert date

The Piano Scheme 2018 supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival and Music Network aims to provide access to concert standard pianos for professional musicians resident in Ireland and working in jazz/improvised music, for public performances throughout the country.

Initiated by Galway Jazz Festival, in partnership with Music Network and supported by Jeffers Pianos, its objectives are to:

  • Facilitate increased employment opportunities, and promote fair remuneration, for Ireland-resident musicians
  • Increase regional access to live jazz/improvised music performance for audiences
  • Develop the range of promoters programming jazz/improvised music throughout Ireland.

Application procedure and guidelines here.

The Piano Scheme Application Form
The Piano Scheme Written Agreement

For further information on The Piano Scheme, please contact Andreas Ziemons, Operations Administrator, Tel: +353 1 4750224 Email: operations@musicnetwork.ie.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2018

This opportunity has now closed

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council recently announced the appointment of Musicians-in-Residence 2018 in a scheme jointly funded by the Arts Council, and managed by Music Network. Three residencies were offered in 2018: residencies for established musicians were awarded to Susan McKeown and Conor Linehan, and a residency for an emerging musician was awarded to Craig Cox.

Music Network Artist Residency

This opportunity has now closed

Music Network, with Wicklow County Council and Mermaid Arts Centre, are pleased to announce Eamon Sweeney as Music Network’s Artist in Residence 2018. Eamon will programme a series of six concerts in Mermaid Arts Centre, running from December 2018 to May 2019. In conjunction with the concert series a Learning and Participation programme will be developed that will engage with a range of community groups. More at mermaidartscentre.ie.