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To encourage and support women to bespoken about their career path, ideas, and creative projects while developing their individual voice.

Applications are now closed. Applications for our next round will re-open in December. The upcoming deadline to apply for our next quarter is Friday, January 24, 2020 5pm EST. If selected, there is a 4-month minimum requirement.

Upcoming quarter: February - May, 2020. 

There is no fee to apply. If selected, there is a $50 monthly program fee for individuals and $75 for ensembles.

Work-study is available to qualified applicants. 

 

YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IF YOU ARE:

  • A musician, composer, and/or administrator who self-identifies as female, non-binary, trans, or gender non-conforming

  • Able to make a commitment to one mentoring session per month (1 hour each) for duration of fellowship

  • Working in the classical, contemporary, and/or jazz industries and passionate about building your career and developing your artistic projects

AS A FELLOW, YOU’LL GET:

  • One-on-one monthly mentoring sessions (in-person or remotely) to develop your skills, support your artistic visions, and set career goals (one one-hour session per month)

  • Website, biography, and resume oversight

  • Marketing and branding oversight

  • Creative project development such as releasing an album, starting a concert series, starting a non-profit, or commissioning projects

  • Quarterly group workshop with bespoken fellows

  • Remote access to your mentor to ask questions by phone or email

BENEFITS:

  • To develop business skills and artistic projects critical to your artistic development

  • To learn how a business mindset translates to a better balance of artistic development

  • To feel confidant in advocating for your art

  • To share ideas and ask questions regarding the music industry and projects

  • To join a community of professional and aspiring female musicians