Music Leadership Summit

11 oktober, 2021|

Drawing on 20 years of experience in conflict regions around the world, Musicians Without Borders has developed an approach to using the power of music in communities experiencing the impact of displacement. The Music Leadership Summit is an opportunity for us to share this expertise with musicians and music professionals eager to make a difference and work towards social change in their personal and professional communities. The summit offers a program that combines training and advocacy, focused on building connections and solidarity through music in the context of a world with a growing population on the move. Find more information and register for the Music Leadership Summit:

jazzahead! 2022: Registration and showcase application starts today

20 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Jazzahead) JAZZAHEAD! 2022 REGISTRATION STARTS WITH EARLY BIRD RATE       The registration for jazzahead! 2022 starts today: from now on, you can register for the 16th edition of the industry gathering (April 28 to May 1, 2022)! At the same time, the showcase application phase, which will end on November 4, begins as well.  Registrations for jazzahead! can be made via the jazzahead! website - read more about the participation options and more in this newsletter.  The Early Bird rate for professional participants is valid until October 18 - with this offer you pay 165€ plus VAT for a participation on all days instead of the regular 200€. [...]

Mundial Montreal is back in a hybrid format!

14 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Mundial Montreal) Mundial Montreal is back for an 11th edition with a hybrid format! Mundial Montreal, the North American world music summit, is back this November for its 2021 edition.  Heading into a new phase for the music industry, Mundial has expanded to a hybrid event, with in-person activities from November 16 to 19, as well as a professional virtual networking platform adapted to the specific needs of the music industry, accessible from November 8 to 26. On the menu for the in-person event : about thirty showcasing artists, conferences, targeted networking activities, networking dinners, the mentor café and the famous Speed Schmooze!    The first artists [...]

VII Edition EXIB Música 2021 Cocreating experiences

6 september, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: EXIB MÚSICA) The VII EXIB Music year is waiting for us in the city of Setúbal inviting us to connect with its people, its traditions and its culture that embrace us and we do in return. 21-23 October. We will have three days to mingle with each other, develop professional connections with the aim to amplify the internationalisation of the music expressions of Iberoamérica. This year we will have stages in different locations, a local produce fair, artistic shows and a professional zone where we can meet to come up with ideas to increase music collaboration. We are meeting again because we looked after ourselves and we [...]


19 augustus, 2021|Nieuws|

(bron: Classical:Next) Last Friday 13 August 2021, the government of the Netherlands decided to extend the measures against COVID-19. Following this announcement, we had long discussions with our local partner de Doelen in order to find a way to realise Classical:NEXT 2021 in accordance with the ongoing measures. Unfortunately, and with great regret, we have to announce that we are forced to cancel Classical:NEXT 2021 due to the current regulations in the Netherlands. Official statement from de Doelen "Following up on the announcements of the Dutch government on August 13, it is with heartfelt sadness that we currently do not see a legal basis to make Classical:NEXT 2021 happen in September. We are [...]

First Wave Of Conference Sessions, Speakers And Networking Sessions Announced For WOMEX 21 In Porto

29 juli, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: Womex) Berlin/Porto: WOMEX - the Worldwide Music Expo, the leading meeting of the global music scene today released the first wave of Conference Programme including Networking Sessions for their 27th edition, taking place in Porto, Portugal, 27–31 October 2021. The 10 Conference and 5 Networking Sessions announced today already present 26 speakers from 19 countries, tackling a wide range of topics: the most buzzing music industry trends, green sustainability, Womxn and gender diversity, digital future, African music market, global music business and more. The delegates attending will be able to immerse themselves in interactive conference formats. Some of the sessions announced today will delve into topics like diversity onstage, when we forget to [...]

Classical:NEXT 2021 Opening & Project Pitches Announcement

27 juli, 2021|English|

(bron: Classical:Next) Classical:NEXT Opening Night Hong Kong / TAKE OFF Rotterdam/Berlin: The Opening Night of Classical:NEXT 2021 Hong Kong / TAKEOFF breaks new ground and presents a 45-minute live virtual performance connecting musicians in Hong Kong and the New European Ensemble in the Netherlands. A borderless musical journey reflects the challenges of our time and how they can lead to innovative paths.  The show will unveil the latest in Hong Kong’s classical music scene, taking delegates on a journey through four episodes, entitled NEXT - Nostalgic, Energetic, eXciting and Technological. Hong Kong / TAKEOFF offers a window looking out to the past and the present, the East and the West, the potential and the possibilities of Hong Kong’s music making that underpin the city's [...]

Classical:NEXT 2021 First Programme Announcement | September

8 juli, 2021|English|

(bron: Classical:Next) Rotterdam/Berlin: The Classical:NEXT 2021 Conference Programme is taking shape. This year's edition brings pioneer perspectives of the global art music scene to the fore, showing how challenging times can speed up thinking outside the box and digital transformations. Classical:NEXT is ready for the future. Across the programme, from Conference sessions to Meet Ups, Classical:NEXT 2021 will be a space to discuss and explore visions for the global art music scene. Challenges after the pandemic, audience development and disability access are just some of the key subjects to be encountered. Below are brief descriptions of the first Conference sessions. Stay tuned for further programme announcements, including details on Project Pitches and Showcases.   AR You Ready? New perspectives for audience development: when, why [...]

Midem Africa opens its doors on June 28!

28 juni, 2021|Geen onderdeel van een categorie|

(bron: Midem Africa) Our packed 4-day itinerary includes a pan-African conference programme with unique keynotes and exclusive presentations. Following the previously announced programme headliners, Mr Eazi, Focalistic (presented by Africori), Salatiel, Shekhinah, Tresor, Bez, Nomcebo (presented by Telma), Afrikan Boy, and the Warner Music exec trio, we have confirmed our two last keynotes, delivered by EMPIRE’s Suhel Nafar and Nigerian artist, Joeboy. Ugandan DJ Kampire also joins the line-up for an exclusive artist talk with Nyege Nyege (presented by SoundCloud).   This inaugural digital edition will feature Kenya as Country of Honour.   Free and open to all, Midem Africa will take place on the Midem Digital platform, [...]

Call for artists – Deadline extended

28 juni, 2021|Call, English, Oproepen|

(bron: Mundial Montreal) Want to showcase at North America’s key gathering  of world music industry professionals?  The call for artists, presented by  Caisse Desjardins de la Culture, is extended until July 9th! A select number of showcase applicants will be able to present special live in-the moment virtual feeds as part of the physical event in Montreal, taking place from November 16th to 19th. Groups that  apply will obtain a credit towards access to the hybrid activities of Mundial Montreal 2021. Please note: if you applied in 2020, your submission will be rolled over to this year, no need to apply again. Updates on your gigs, touring and profile [...]