Latest Transmission Fund awardees go overseas for professional development opportunities

transmission round 2 2019 bannerFrom left to right: Wigmore and Green, Raymond Brien, Francesca Lombardelli. 

18 acts have been awarded Transmission Fund grants in the latest funding round, receiving a combined total of £24,000 to go towards short-term professional development opportunities.

Almost all of the musicians being funded this round have chosen to pursue overseas developmental activities, including study sessions and masterclasses with high-profile musicians in New York, voice courses in Berlin, and instrumental programmes at the renowned Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada.

So far, more than 100 artists and groups have been supported by the Transmission Fund to embark on professional development opportunities around the world. Activities funded so far have included song writing camps, bespoke one-on-one training sessions, composer residencies and more. Recipients are awarded between £500 - £1,500 to finance opportunities that allow them to focus on developing their artistic and professional development at a crucial point in their career, and can allocate the budget to access fees, travel and/ or accommodation.

The full list of recipients for this round is: ShadowCV6, Alex Groves, Bridget Walsh, Antonina Suhanova, Aruba Red, Maxwell Quartet, Alauda Quartet, Emma Lewis, Francesca Lombardelli, Wigmore and Green, Kate Smith, Naomi Burrell, Raymond Brien, Robert Reid Allan, Roman Lytwyniw, Siobhan Wilson, Sirius Chau and Sophie Gledhill.

If there’s a short-term professional development opportunity you’re thinking about doing but the costs are a barrier for you, apply for our Transmission Fund now before the next round closes on 8 July.

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