Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019

16 January 2019

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network are pleased to announce details of the 2019 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme. The scheme is jointly funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and the Arts Council, and is managed by Music Network. Three residencies are offered in 2019: two for established musicians/groups and one for an emerging musician/group.

Established and emerging individual musicians from all genres with a strong connection to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown are invited to apply by Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 2.00pm.

The aim of the Musicians-in-Residence Scheme is to provide opportunities to develop and showcase new work which may be compositional and/or performance focused, i.e. to create new material and/or to develop a new artistic collaboration. Throughout each residency, the cultural environment of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown will be enriched through engagement by the musicians with a variety of people through a series of performances in the dlr LexIcon Studio and other off-site locations.

dlr Arts Office and Music Network will be hosting a visit to the Studio, dlr LexIcon for interested applicants on Monday 28th January 2019 at 6.00pm. To book a place please e-mail dlr Arts Office at arts@dlrcoco.ie with the subject line Musicians site visit.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to support musicians through this Scheme.  Since 2015, nine individual musicians/groups have been facilitated to develop and present new work, in a variety of genres, through the Residency Programme.

Application procedure:

Applicants must submit their application to Music Network by email to operations@musicnetwork.ie. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. Late applications will not be accepted. Closing date for applications: Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 2.00pm.

Application guidelines are available at musicnetwork.ie. For further information, please contact Andreas Ziemons, Operations Administrator, Tel: 01 4750224 Email: operations@musicnetwork.ie.

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Aisling Halligan, PR & Marketing Officer, Music Network: (01) 475 0224 or publicity@musicnetwork.ie