Queensland Music Network Fortnightly News 31 Mar 2010

NEWS

UQ School of Psychology Seeks Participants in Online Study on Musicians' Wellbeing

The University of Queensland's School of Psychology is currently calling for musicians to complete an online survey aimed at gaining an understanding of musicians' experiences of work and how these experiences affect their health, well-being, and attitudes toward work. Musicians over 18 years of age, earning an income from their work, with over 6 months experience are invited to take part in the 20-30minute online survey. 


Arts Queensland Itinerary For The 2010 RADF Regional Workshops

Arts Queensland has developed the itinerary for the 2010 RADF Regional Workshops (previously called RADF Training) to be held from March to May this year. The workshops are aimed at people involved in the management of the RADF Program in your Council.


Q Music And Sunshine Coast Council Announce Free Workshop

The Sunshine Coast Regional Council and Q Music are pleased to announce a free full day workshop for April 24th, covering recording, labels and distribution and promotion and publicity.


Free Music Promotion Talk At Judith Wright Centre In Brisbane

The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts invites everyone to come to the fifth Talking Shop, a get together of artists for industry conversations and networking. The focus for #5 is Promoting Your Music.


Benefit Gig For Brisbane’s Red Cross Night Café

Odyssey is holding a gig at The Globe Theatre on Thursday 22nd April, 7pm. The aim is to raise awareness and funds for the Brisbane Red Cross Night Café, a community centre that provides meals, amenities and support to ‘at risk’ and homeless under 25-year-olds.


Brisbane City Council To Host Free Events For National Youth Week

Brisbane City Council will be hosting free events from April 9th to 17th in and around the Brisbane CBD for National Youth Week.


Arts Business Training Sessions To Be Held In Cairns

Navigation Arts Business training will be held in Cairns from the 19th to the 24th of April, courtesy of Youth Arts Queensland.


Gladstone Regional Youth Arts and Cultural Showcase – April 10

The Gladstone Regional Youth Arts & Cultural Showcase is an opportunity for all youth - from Rosedale to Mt Larcom, Tannum Sands to the Boyne Valley - to express and demonstrate a wide variety of arts, cultural activities and projects.


Brisbane Powerhouse Hosts Workshop Aimed at Dance and Electronic Music

Q Music and the Brisbane Powerhouse Metro Series have announced that the 2nd workshop will be aimed primarily at the burgeoning dance and electronic music sector of Brisbane. The workshop is tailored specifically to the needs of the aspiring, practicing and established electronic producer and those interested in electronic music.


Brisbane Band-Aids To Host Free Workshops

Brisbane Band-Aids will be hosting a free series of workshops dealing with useful information for independent bands wanting to make it in the local music scene.


Eumundi Live Music Festival To Launch May 14th

Music Association Sunshine Coast is taking applications for MASC artists who are interested in performing.



OPPORTUNITIES

2010 Billy Thorpe Music Scholarship Opens 1st April

Premier and Arts Minister Anna Bligh today announced the opening of the $10,000 Billy Thorpe Scholarship for 2010 to assist an emerging Queensland-based musician.


Arts Queensland to Fund Artists to Attend Song Summit 2010

Following the success of the inaugural Song Summit in 2009, APRA | AMCOS and Events NSW are proud to present Song Summit 2010, 19-21 June at the Sydney Convention Exhibition Centre. Arts Queensland will support ten Queensland artists to attend Song Summit 2010. Applications will open 1 April through Q Music. 


2High Festival Calls For Festival Coordinators

The Backbone Youth Arts 2High Festival is calling out for people interested in gaining hands on-experience in festival and event management, with places for Festival Coordinators available. Applications close Thursday 5th April.


Arts Queensland Grant Submissions Approaching Deadlines

Arts Queensland has several grants with application deadlines approaching before June 2010. Musicians, visual artists and art organisations are urged to take a look at the opportunities on offer and make a submission.


ACPA Seeks Talented Young Indigenous Performers For July Intake

The Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts (ACPA) has seen a 50% increase in student numbers this year, making it Australia's largest indigenous arts and training organisation. Enrolments for the July intake are now open.


Arts Queensland Development And Presentation Grants Open

Development and Presentation grants of up to $50 000 are now open to individual professional artists, collectives and not-for-profit organisations for initiatives including new work, exhibitions, productions, industry development and cultural engagement.


Support Act Fund Invites Designers To Create New Logo

Support Act is Australia’s only non-profit benevolent fund for assisting music industry workers in times of hardship and illness. The organization is asking for all creative types to design a new logo and corporate visual identity.



ACHIEVING ARTISTS

Tijuana Cartel Takes Out Musicoz Award

Congratulations to Tijuana Cartel, who have taken out the Musicoz Award for best Dance/Electronic artist for 2010.



WEB ARTICLES

Greenstock Festival Possible Contender to Replace Gold Coast's V8s

Brisbane-based entrepreneur and Greenfest organiser, Colman Ridge, has proposed the development Greenstock, an environmental expo and music festival, to potentially take the place of the Gold Coast's Super GP. The proposal has gained support from Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke, profile LA talent agency Creative Artists, and the United Nations.





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