hcmf// shorts 2017

March 29, 2017 in All Opportunities, Composers, Performers by mwhiteside

Perform at the UK’s leading festival of new music

hcmf// is excited to announce that applications are now open for hcmf// shorts. hcmf// shorts is a showcase of short informal performances from talented up-and-coming performers and composers which take place in venues across Huddersfield.

 

hcmf// shorts takes place on Free Monday, the busiest day of the festival with an average 2000 visitors each year, and the date for 2017 has been confirmed as Monday 20 November. This invaluable opportunity provides emerging artists with a platform to perform for members of the public, media and key music industry representatives within a carefully selected programme of established artists.

 

hcmf// is delighted to now be able to offer mentoring and financial support to five successful applicants to supplement travel and accommodation expenses. The financial support offered will be awarded on a case by case basis based on applicants’ costs.

 

Proposals are welcomed from all types of performers, and works can be especially composed or existing pieces. There are no age limits. Proposed programmes should be no longer than 20 minutes in duration.

 

hcmf// will provide:

  • Music stands, chairs and microphones (on request)
  • Piano (cannot be prepared)
  • PA: 16 channel desk, 4 speakers, CD play back

How to apply:

 

To apply for hcmf// shorts please download the application form or request one from the hcmf// office by calling +44 (0) 1484 471116 or e-mailing a.richardson@hud.ac.uk

 

Please return your application form along with a separate proposal (which should be no longer than one side of A4) and supporting audio material via email to a.richardson@hud.ac.uk

 

Please only submit one proposal per ensemble / performer and ensure that any audio material is directly relevant to your proposal.

 

All submissions will be discussed by a panel who will select five performers/ensembles to take part in hcmf// shorts 2017.