New Music Fund encourages applications for projects resulting in the creation of new works, such as new commissions and residencies. It also supports masterclasses, performances and tours of French artists and ensembles in the U.S., and American artists and ensembles in France.
— Projects must take place in France or the United States, and/or their respective territories, or in both countries between September 1, 2018 and August 30, 2019.
— Commissions and residencies may include arranging, composing, rehearsing, performing, and recording.
— Performances and tours must include at least 3 shows or public programs (masterclasses can be considered as well).
— Works presented must be composed by living composers.
Priority will be given to:
— Projects involving artists or living composers whose work has rarely been seen in the partner country;
— New commissions
— Projects presented in a minimum of 3 different cities;
— Projects involving new generations of composers;
— Projects involving women artists and/or composers;
— Projects reflecting the cultural and artistic diversity of the French and American music scene; - Projects experimenting new forms of music, including computer and electronic music.
The fund will not support:
— Individual artists directly;
— Ensembles or composers that have received support by FACE 3 times or more.