- 26 Feb 21
The scheme was initially established in 2015.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network have announced details of the 2021 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme.
Jointly funded by the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and the Arts Council, the scheme invites established and emerging musicians and groups with a strong connection to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to apply.
They are offering three residencies in 2021: two for established musicians/groups, and one for an emerging musician/group. The first residency will take place online, and the closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st March at 2pm. 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
“Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to offer this opportunity for musicians to focus on creation of new music," said An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Úna Power. "At this time, it is more important than ever to provide opportunities for creativity and the arts to flourish.”
“Music Network looks forward to supporting the selected musicians in realising exciting new projects that will evolve their artistic practice and add to the rich legacy of material created by previous awardees,” added CEO of Music Network Sharon Rollston.
dlr Arts Office and Music Network will also present an information webinar on March 11th, 2021 at 11am, to outline details of the scheme and to answer questions. Musicians wishing to attend this webinar can book a place here. Registration is essential, but a recording of the webinar will also be made available on Music Network's website and social media channels from 12th March, 2021.