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Awards, Grants, Prizes

Attractive opportunities for performing and creative artists!

Take a look ...


Isang Yun International Composition Prize 2013

28 September 2013 - click on the link to find out more.


Musicians born or resident in Kirklees Metropolitan area?

If you're from Huddersfield, Dewsbury or Batley, there's a music competition just for you:-
Kirklees Young Musician of the Year 2013 Contest (22 February)
Huge prizes - check it out! Closing date 31 December 2012.

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ISM Composers’ Competition 2013

Are you a composer aged 23-35? Look no further! Click on the link above.
  • ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians) homepage

Scottish New Music Awards

"The 2012 Scottish New Music Awards are going to be held on Sunday, September 2nd 2012 at the Classic Grand in Glasgow.."
Visit the website here.


Long-Thibaud-Crespin piano competition

November/December 2012

More details here:-


Calling all Playwrights!

Applications invited for the George Devine Award 2012.  More here on the Paines Plough blog.

Paines Plough describes itself as the National Theatre for New Plays.

"Paines Plough is a touring theatre company, specialising exclusively in commissioning and producing new plays. Visit our website."


Bursaries for Performers, Art Managers, Theatre Researchers

IUGTE and ArtUniverse have announced seven bursaries for participation in the international conference,
Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity

Professional conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

The bursary amount is 300 EUR and covers part of the participation fee.

Who can apply?
Actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, performing arts educators, teachers, musicians, singers, composers, stage designers, lighting designers, costume designers, painters, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters, playwrights, press officers, theatre critics, journalists, theatre researchers, producers and arts managers.

The programme includes practical workshops, presentations, lectures, performances, works-in-progress and discussions with performing arts experts and teachers from different countries. Participants can receive the Certificate of Participation.

To apply for the bursary, candidates should send a detailed CV/resume with photo and a letter pf motivation to

The conference language is English.

Accommodation and meals are organized for the group. The Conference will take place at the 15th century castle, the international educational centre in the picturesque Styria region, in the southeast of Austria. Nearest international airports - Graz and Vienna.

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