The Danish national music organisation for
contemporary music, classical and sound art

Latest news

Open Call: Spain Residency 2023
It is with great pleasure to, once again, announce a residency for two professional classical musicians in Mojácar, Almería, Southern Spain, from November...
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Join Art Music Denmark’s networking event and meet our German sister-organisations
Last year, various musicians and composers benefitted from one of our events, where we focused on the oppoturnies for Danish-German musical collaborations....
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Join an international networking reception during Klang Festival
In 2023, KLANG Festival organise, together with Edition·S, Edition Wilhelm Hansen and Art Music Denmark, an international program where different agents...
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Jacob Ridderberg chosen for a Bang on a Can residency
By the end of 2022, Art Music Demark and The Danish Art Foundation launched an open call for Danish composers and musicians, where one could apply for...
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We Offer

One of Art Music Denmark’s most important roles is to advise and support you in your work with contemporary music, classical music and sound art . Art Music Denmark offers free advice and consultations to musicians, composers, arrangers, distributors, venues and other cultural institutions operating within our music genres. Consultations can take place in-person during office hours or via telephone and email.
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Travel Support
As an actor working within the music genres covered by Art Music Denmark, you are eligible to apply for international travel support that covers travel expenses from Denmark to international locations, from international locations to Denmark, as well as local transport costs while abroad. You can also apply for national travel support in Denmark via the ‘National Travel Subsidy Scheme’, which is administered by JazzDanmark.
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Art Music Denmark offers several international residencies annually, available to Danish musicians working within our music genres. In collaboration with other actors and organisations, we have granted residences over the past few years in locations such as Southern Spain, Germany, Paris, London and the US. The overall aim of the residencies is to give musicians the opportunity to deepen their musical practice and establish international networks for the benefit of their careers.
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Hotel Discount
Art Music Denmark has an arrangement with Hotel Kong Arthur and Ibsens Hotel in Copenhagen to make it easier to host guests from abroad and the rest of Denmark by offering a discount on rooms to individuals and actors working within our music genres.
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Art Music Denmark launches a number of projects annually, which are focused around improving conditions for musicians within our music genres. We establish networks, offer international residencies, and collect data relevant to musicians operating within contemporary music, classical music and sound art.
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The majority of Art Music Denmark’s projects are developed in close collaboration with other like-minded actors, organisations and partners both within Denmark and internationally.
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Art Music Denmark publishes various publications alone and together with other organisations. At, we regularly publish reports and articles, which are the product of our focus area regarding data and documentation about Danish music life.. As something new from 2022, Art Music Denmark will publish annuals with ongoing inspiration about music life and our projects.
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Danish Music
In Denmark, there is no single comprehensive overview of Danish musical works. Art Music Denmark has therefore collected links to Danish music publishers and composers, as well as to the Works Database where almost 16,000 Danish musical works are registered and described in the period 1916-2006.
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