Ty Cerdd – paid opportunities for composers and sound-artists

Ty Cerdd are launching THREE great, paid development pathways for Welsh / Wales-based composers and sound-artists through their CoDI 19-20 scheme tycerdd.org/codi-2019-20

 Delivered in partnership with a range of fantastic artists and organisations, the 3 strands are

 

 

SOUND

pathway to writing for ensemble and electronics 

Six composers will be selected to work with UPROAR (brand new Wales-based contemporary music ensemble) and lead composer Andrew Lewis. Over a series of workshops, participants will write a work for conducted chamber ensemble and electronics, to be performed and recorded.

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TEXT

pathway to composing

with text 

Six composers will be recruited to work with lead composer Joseph Davies and celebrated writer Kaite O’Reilly on exploring using text in composition. A chamber ensemble of instrumentalists plus voice – specially recruited post-graduate performers from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – will work alongside the composers in workshop settings, culminating in a public sharing/recording. 

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MOVE

pathway to writing for movement; engagement

with learning-disabled actors 

Five composers from a broad stylistic range will be recruited to become resident in the five Hijinx Academies – which train professional learning-disabled actors in Aberystwyth, Cardiff (x2), Carmarthen and Prestatyn. Lead composer Tic Ashfield will provide tuition and mentoring in writing for movement / theatre / dance; support in working in a learning-disabled training setting will come from local choreographers and course leaders. 

We want to help break down barriers and open-up opportunities for artists who don’t currently access them, so we’re grateful for your help to connect with reach the broadest range of composers / musicians / sound-artists. We’re here to answer questions for anyone who’s unsure or needs to discuss their situation.

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Apply for one, apply for all three.

 Closing date: 4 July 2019