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Jerwood Jazz Encounters Programme

Recruitment and Pathway Initiatives

Jerwood Jazz Encounters Programme

Career stage: Entry-Level

Applications are open for the second cycle of the Jerwood Jazz Encounters Programme, an artist development opportunity for up to four early-career jazz artists to create and develop ground-breaking new ways to present jazz at Festivals and outdoor sites across England.

During the 18-month programme, artists will conceive and deliver an outdoor, site-specific or digital work to be hosted by one of the co-producing partners, as well as benefitting from a range of additional support and training throughout the programme including R&D funding, in-depth mentoring, participation in a Creative Lab and more.

Applications are open to UK-based jazz artists who have been working as a professional musician/composer/artist for between three and 10 years.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

  • Industry Jazz
  • Location National
  • Apply by 24/01/2022 5:00 pm
  • Salary/Bursary Awards available for successful applicants in support of their work