Exporting in 2017 and Beyond!

A lot has changed since Sounds Australia was first established to support Australian Artists and industry at international showcase and conference events.

If you’ve exported before or are looking for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export platforms around the world.

Featuring the […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on Exporting in 2017 and Beyond!

Mid-year entry now open for Certificate IV In Music Industry

Want to turn your music passion into a profession? Music SA is now offering mid-year entry into their talented Certificate IV in Music Industry course starting Monday 17th July.

In a Certificate IV in Music Industry, Music SA students study, perform and work in hands-on roles in music and festival management. With both full and part […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Mid-year entry now open for Certificate IV In Music Industry

Applications now open to play Semaphore Music Festival

The Semaphore Music Festival has grown since the inaugural event in 2005, to a four nights and three days of concerts presenting South Australian home grown, live music to a niche market of music lovers. It is held annually over the October Long Weekend on the Semaphore Foreshore Reserve, surrounding pubs, clubs, and venues.Live Music […]

By |May 25th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications now open to play Semaphore Music Festival

Play alongside Regurgitator at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Do you want to play alongside the one and only REGURGITATOR at the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival on Saturday 29th July?! Well, in partnership with ABBF, Music SA is offering one lucky Adelaide Rock band this very chance! To enter fill in the form below by 5pm Thursday 1st June. The winner will be […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Play alongside Regurgitator at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Music SA & moshtix announce new female music business scholarship

Music SA in partnership with moshtix, is thrilled to announce the creation of a new scholarship to assist in developing the career of a female South Australian music industry professional.

The announcement was unveiled at the Jade Monkey last night at Music SA’s workshop entitled “Gender Diversity in Music”. The discussion lead by AU Review Editor-in-Chief […]

By |April 19th, 2017|Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Music SA & moshtix announce new female music business scholarship

MIIO are offering you a 20% Membership Discount

Music Industry Inside Out (MIIO) are a music business professional development community who are offering you 20% off their membership with the code: MusicSAStars

Join with a monthly membership and receive access to 25 videos courses, 65+ mentor interviews, 850+ unique bite-sized video units, over 33 hours of video content and lifetime private MIIO Facebook Group support […]

By |April 13th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on MIIO are offering you a 20% Membership Discount

The Peter Schodde Memorial Scholarship

In memory of the late Peter Schodde, Recitals Australia has partnered with the Helpmann Academy to offer the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, valued at $5,000, to be awarded in alternate years.

The Scholarship is open to pianists between the ages of 18 and 26 who are passionate about their future, and provides the opportunity to undertake further study or […]

By |April 6th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on The Peter Schodde Memorial Scholarship

PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

Following a successful third round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council, and offer another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.

Dan Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer said “We are really pleased to be able to offer these grants again, and contribute to the diversity of Australian […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund offering $1m in grants

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians, puppeteers, playwrights, designers and arts champions.
Now in its fourth year, this unique grants program is open to individuals of all ages, walks of life and abilities. In 2016, AMP’s Tomorrow Fund awarded 53 grants Australians […]

By |March 30th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on AMP’s Tomorrow Fund offering $1m in grants

Cultural Music Exchange

Music SA and Nexus Arts will welcome The Jerry Cans to South Australia on Wednesday 8 March 2017 from 4pm – 5pm at The Grace Emily Hotel. The band are here to celebrate the Adelaide Fringe and are Keen to talk to Local South Australian Musicians about the Global Music Economy and how they travel […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Cultural Music Exchange

Free Rehearsal Space on Monday Nights!

The City of Adelaide is offering the beautiful and historic Meeting Hall for emerging bands to hold free rehearsals from 5.30pm – 8.30pm on Monday evenings, subject to availability. It has quality acoustics and an inbuilt stage that is a perfect venue for band rehearsals.

Central City location, amazing acoustics, free… what more could you want!!

More info on the Meeting […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on Free Rehearsal Space on Monday Nights!

APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards 2017

Online nominations for the 2017 Art Music Awards are now open, closing at 5pm AEST on Monday 11 April. Winners will be revealed on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Which were the best orchestral, instrumental, vocal, choral and jazz works in 2016? Which were the best performances? Whose name should be on the shortlist of the category Excellence […]

By |February 7th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards 2017

Recruiting for Umbrella Winter City Sounds 2017!

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is a live music festival to be held in the city of Adelaide from the 14th to the 30th July 2017. 
 
Given the success and highlights of the inaugural Umbrella: Winter City Sounds we are delighted to be recruiting for the 2017 Umbrella:Winter City Sounds.  
 
We are looking for self-motivated, highly organised team players who […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Recruiting for Umbrella Winter City Sounds 2017!

Check Your Head: Mental Health Panel

CHECK YOUR HEAD is a panel discussion on the issues surrounding mental health in the music industry. Inspired by the current light being shed on mental health in our community, we want to steer the beacon of hope toward the music industry. The heavy responsibilities of artists, venues, promoters, festival crew, tour management etc, can […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, SA Industry|Comments Off on Check Your Head: Mental Health Panel

Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID internship with our company on a permanent part-time basis.

This opportunity has arisen thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Peter Hanlon, a […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Vocal Master Class with Tony Lindsay (Santana)

Music SA is offering four young vocalists the opportunity of a lifetime! The Day of the Song Festival has put together a Vocal Master Class with the legendary Tony Lindsay (Santana Lead Vocalist) and Janice Maxie-Reid. The master class runs for two hours on the 1st of December and each selected vocalist will need to […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Vocal Master Class with Tony Lindsay (Santana)

Enrolments Open for 2017 Music SA Courses

Enrolments are now open for Music SA Courses in 2017 with Certificate II in Music Industry (Pop Performance), Certificate III in Music Industry (Songwriting & Event Management) and Certificate IV in Music Industry (Music Business).

One on one appointments now available:

Our Head of Training Matthew Hayward is now available for one on one meetings with prospective […]

By |October 12th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Enrolments Open for 2017 Music SA Courses

Unified Announce 5X$5000 Grants to Creatives in the Music Industry

UNIFIED have announced their brand new initiative, The Unified Grant. UNIFIED founder and CEO Jaddan Comerford announced this during his keynote speech at Bigsound this year. It will give people the chance to follow their creative dreams behind the scenes in the music industry.

The Grant comprises of five $5000 grants which are available to creative, passionate […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Unified Announce 5X$5000 Grants to Creatives in the Music Industry

Applications for the CONTROL professional development course open today

CONTROL is an intensive five stage program for music managers based in Australia or New Zealand and wanting to grow their business locally and offshore.

The program is presented by the Australian Music Industry Association (AMIN) in association with the Music Managers Forum of New Zealand (MMF NZ). It is supported by Music ACT, Music NSW, […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications for the CONTROL professional development course open today

Perks Business Boost Awards

Perks has just launched their inaugural ‘Perks Business Boost Awards.’ The awards specifically support entrepreneurial South Australians in bringing their business ideas to life and present the opportunity for two South Australian businesses to access/win $35,000 worth of vital business services across two categories.

The two entry categories are:

Start-Up Business Advice entries will be for entrepreneurs with a business […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Perks Business Boost Awards

Get your music on Fresh Air!

HOW TO GET YOUR MUSIC IN FRONT OF THE RIGHT PEOPLE AT FRESH 927

Submit to: music@fresh927.com.au for Fresh Air or The Jump consideration.

FIRST: Make sure the song is fully mastered and ready for radio. That means the audio itself and includes the quality of the file you send through. The MP3 you should always send […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Get your music on Fresh Air!

Applications now open for Australia Council’s International Residencies Program

 

Are you an artist always on the look out for new professional networks? In need of time and space to hone your craft? Are you excited by the idea of cultural exchange and taking your arts practice to the world?

International residencies provide unique opportunities for artists across all artforms to immerse themselves in new arts […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications now open for Australia Council’s International Residencies Program

SXSW Opens Artist Submissions for Showcases

Australian musicians are encouraged to apply early for showcasing in March at the 31st SXSW Music Festival as early bird submissions are being accepted online only as of June 28 (US time).  SXSW takes place March 10-19, 2017.

Full information has just been announced at https://www.sxsw.com/music/2016/2017-music-festival-showcase-applications-now-open/

Australian bands have created an exciting brand for live performances in the […]

By |July 13th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on SXSW Opens Artist Submissions for Showcases

Triple j Unearthed High launches with new Indigenous initiative

The search is on! Triple j is looking high and low for Australia’s best high school music act.

Over the past decade, Triple j Unearthed has been discovering, sharing and providing opportunities to young Australian artists. As part of that, Triple j’s Unearthed High has seen previous winners like Mosquito Coast, Japanese Wallpaper, Asta and Stonefield go on to release incredible music, tour the world and appear […]

By |July 5th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Triple j Unearthed High launches with new Indigenous initiative

Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

Sounds Australia presents “Insights into International Genre Events” in partnership with Music SA, Musitec and the Music Development Office.

Sounds Australia will be in Adelaide presenting an evening of insights into the many genre events that are now available through out the year.

From jazz, classical and world music to folk, Americana and all of the dance genres in between, […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

The Seed Fund 2016 Now Open!

In 2016 The Seed Fund enters its 12th year and continues to support emerging musicians, artists and arts workers via their Management Workshop and three community-based initiatives.

The much anticipated annual Management Workshop will be again be held in Melbourne in 2016.

APPLICATIONS OPEN Friday 17th June – CLOSE Monday 1st August 2016

APPLY NOW >

SEED STATS SO […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on The Seed Fund 2016 Now Open!

Free business consulting services for Adelaide creatives

Global professional services firm, EY, are collaborating with South Australia’s music industry cluster, Musitec, to provide Adelaide’s creative industries the opportunity to access free business consulting services.
These sessions will be held on the last Wednesday of every month at the Musitec office in St Paul’s Creative Centre.

The collaboration between EY and Musitec aims to help […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Free business consulting services for Adelaide creatives

Lincoln College seeks a Musician in Residence

Lincoln College provides residential accommodation for university students who have moved to Adelaide to study at university. Lincoln has a proud history of student-led musical performance and engagement. We now build on this by introducing our “musician in residence” program, in which an early career musician is invited to become part of the community for […]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Lincoln College seeks a Musician in Residence

Triple J Unearthed Play School Remix Competition

Play School is turning the big 5 – 0! In celebration, Unearthed are giving the Play School theme song over to you to create a remix!

Here’s how it works:

Step One: Unearthed give you the stems to There’s A Bear In There – the Play School theme song. Download them here.
Step Two: Using whatever software you so choose, […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Triple J Unearthed Play School Remix Competition

Carclew – Game Makers is Back!

After a successful debut season at Hackham West Community Centre, Game Makers returns for second season at the Aldinga Community Centre.
Game Makers is a FREE and fun workshop for kids aged 5 – 12 years and their dads (or other care-givers).
Participants will put their controllers down and create their very own ‘real world’ game using imagination, live action and […]

By |May 5th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Carclew – Game Makers is Back!

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund Offering $1 Million to Creative Australians

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians and other artists.

Now in its third year, this unique grants program is open to individuals of all ages, walks of life, interests and abilities. So far AMP has supported 89 individuals, including an opera singer, […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on AMP’s Tomorrow Fund Offering $1 Million to Creative Australians

New Carclew Career Development Fellowship Program

For many years Carclew has offered a handful of art-form specific scholarships annually. Whilst prestigious, the limited number available meant that some people were missing out.

The new annual Carclew career development Fellowship Program will allow an artist or arts worker aged 26 years or under, of any background and experience, to pitch a professional development proposal. […]

By |April 27th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on New Carclew Career Development Fellowship Program

Umbrella-Winter City Sounds: Registration Date Extended!

Umbrella – Winter City Sounds is a NEW live music festival in the Adelaide CBD running from 
FRIDAY 15 JULY to SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 2016
We are currently taking registrations for events in the festival, and encourage your band, venue or business to take part in this exciting opportunity.
THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 29th APRIL! 
REGISTER HERE
Whats in […]

By |April 14th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella-Winter City Sounds: Registration Date Extended!

Semaphore Music Festival – Applications Open!

SEMAPHORE MUSIC FESTIVAL – ARTIST APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

2016 is the 12th year that the Semaphore Music Festival proudly presents three days and four nights of SA original live music.  Over 60 local acts will appear in various clubs, pubs and venues around Semaphore and the Foreshore Reserve Main Stage on Saturday, Sunday and Monday […]

By |April 12th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Semaphore Music Festival – Applications Open!

SA Indie Artists: Submit your music to iSA Radio

Calling all indie artists in South Australia! A new online radio station has just hit the Adelaide music scene… iSA Radio plays only independent South Australian artists and they are currently seeking music submissions from the SA artist community via their website at: www.iSAradio.com.au

Want more info? Check out the short video on the website outlining what iSA Radio is […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on SA Indie Artists: Submit your music to iSA Radio

Emerging musician’s opportunity to work with international vocal coach DAVE STROUD

Adelaide’s music community is in for a treat with a private Scholarship announced today. Local musician’s this April will go into the running to win an all expenses paid opportunity to work with International Vocal Coach Dave Stroud (Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift etc), Adelaide Vocal Health Expert Tania Savelli and Award Winning Songwriter […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Emerging musician’s opportunity to work with international vocal coach DAVE STROUD

MUSIC BUSINESS FACTS
PRESENTS…
A FREE ONLINE MUSIC INDUSTRY SUMMIT
Respected music industry trainer Rodney Holder from successful business podcast www.musicbusinessfacts.com is hosting a free online music industry summit. This online conference will provide invaluable content and knowledge to artists, songwriters, managers, producers and other aspiring music industry entrepreneurs.

Running through April 4th to 15th 2016, the online conference […]

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Musica Viva’s Under 30’s with Stephen Hough

Musica Viva are offering anyone under 30 an experience with one of the finest classical musicians of our time. This is an ideal opportunity to see an international artist at a great price!

STEPHEN HOUGH
Thursday 14th April, 7.30pm, Adelaide Town Hall.
Stephen Hough is acclaimed throughout the world as a superb pianist, with a wide-ranging intellect and thoughtful spirituality. […]

By |March 31st, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Musica Viva’s Under 30’s with Stephen Hough

deadline independent makers + presenters grants

If you’re interested in any of the grants on offer through the Independent Makers and Presenters Program, hurry, as applications close 1 April.

This funding through Arts South Australia supports South Australian based independent artists, writers, performers and organisations.

Categories include:

Individual Development:  Individual Development supports the professional development of individual, independent artists through master classes, workshops, mentorships, […]

By |March 24th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on deadline independent makers + presenters grants

the station’s battle of bands

Pictured: Sweet Anarchy members + MCs Sarah Stevens and Alastair Parbs

Youth Week gets an injection of live music in Murray Bridge as the annual Battle of the Bands rocks The Station.

Now in its 14th year, young South Australian bands are encouraged to come to Murray Bridge on Saturday the 16th of April to go head […]

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