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May 2021

International Collaboration Program Announced

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The Global Make Music Alliance in 2021 has announced a number of musical collaborations to allow musicians to get together in Make Music Day June 21. From Australia there are some exciting opportunities including

Young Composer’s Contest – an international opportunity for young composers

#MySongIsYourSong – swap songs with another artist

MixMash Studios – bringing producers and sound samplers together

Global Folk Challenge – sharing folk music traditions across the world

International Drum Battle – drum and percussion groups make some noise

Window Serenades – socially distanced performances for care homes

Junkophonics – instruments from found objects

International Leaf Music Symposium – bringing the art of leaf music to the world – bringing the art of leaf music to the world

Global Livestream – 16 hour livestream around the world

Explore your musical boundaries and hook up with people all over the world on June 21.

NSW Government Supports Make Music Day with grants program

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Create NSW has partnered with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment as part of The Festival of Place to offer Small Project Grants of $15,000 specifically for Make Music Day.  A total of $90,000 will be available to support six programs to be held across NSW. On the 20thand 21st June, we are enabling FREE music in public spaces for audiences around the state; on street corners, in parks, libraries, gardens and main streets.

You can read the Minister’s release HERE
Applicants are encouraged to review the information and apply to further amplify  Make Music Day events in your local government area.
Applications now open and will close on Sunday 16th May 2021.

Further details about The Small Project Grants for Make Music Day

For more information about Create NSW’s involvement in Make Music Day

Further details about The Festival of Place
The Festival of Place celebrates the importance, breadth, beauty and possibilities of public spaces across NSW. It is a place-based, citizen-led and multidisciplinary festival that shines a light on the value of our great public spaces and the stories that enrich them and bind us together.