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The composer collective Bang on a Can, the Danish Arts Foundation and Art Music Denmark are once again offering one Danish composer or musician a three-week residency at Bang on a Can’s Summer Music Festival in Massachusetts from July 10 – 30 in 2023.
The funding will cover tuition, housing and travel costs (between DK and USA). Application deadline: January 10 2023.
About the Festival
The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival is a three-week residency and musical utopia for innovative composers and performers and takes place at MASS MoCA located in the beautiful Berkshire mountains in western Massachusetts.
The festival is dedicated entirely to adventurous contemporary music, and through seminars, workshops, concerts and performances accompanied by not least some of the most talented artists, composers and musicians, including Gregg August, double bass; Maya Stone, bassoon; David Cossin, percussion; Lauren Radnofsky, cello; Michael Gordon, composer; David Lang, composer; Brad Lubman, conductor; Nick Photinos, cello; Vicky Chow, piano; Todd Reynolds, violin; Ken Thomson, clarinets; Julia Wolfe, composer, and many more.
The program culminates in a 3-day blow out festival called LOUD Weekend.
In the course of Bang on a Can’s Summer Festival, the Danish participant will take part in a number of different activities:
What is Bang on a Can?
Bang on a Can is a unique multi-faceted music organisation based in New York, that organises festivals, releases and concerts worldwide. Since its first Marathon concert in 1987, Bang on a Can has been creating an international community dedicated to innovative music. Bang on a Can challenges all notions of how a concert can be shaped, performed and evolved!
Deadline: January 10 at 5:00 pm (NYC TIME) 2023
NOTICE: To waive the application fee in the payment section at the bottom of the application, please check the box “I have paid”, and write “AMDK” in the order number field.
Bang on a Can appoints a jury that will select the Danish resident of the year. All applicants will be notified of the decision by email on or before February 28.
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