European Music Council
February 04, 2020
Dear readers,
New EMC Fellowship Call is out
EMC Fellowship Programme Call
The EMC Fellowship Programme offers emerging professionals working in the field of music an opportunity to internationalise their careers and develop professionally. During one year (will possibly be extended for another year), 7 young people are invited to take part in the European Forum on Music, get exclusive access to further EMC events and are included in the EMC’s internal (membership) communication. The EMC Fellows are open-minded persons, motivated to engage in cultural policy discussions and committed to the values of musical diversity and the ideals of the 5 music rights.
1. Attendance at the European Forum on Music
The fellowship starts with a travel grant that includes all costs related to the attendance at the EMC's annual conference (travel costs, accommodation and the registration fee).
2. Access to EMC’s membership benefits
Fellows have access to all EMC member benefits for one year. This does not only include becoming part of an international music community that includes European and international music organizations from all genres and sectors, but also to get access to the EMC's internal membership communication as well as exclusive attendance to EMC events.
3. Networking and Professional Development
The Fellows expand their professional network through the EMC and are invited to take part in the EMC's activities as experts, speakers, writers...
4. Continuous Involvement
There is no abrupt end. Alumni Fellows are invited to stay in touch with the EMC and share their expertise and experience.
In the run-up to the next European Forum on Music (EFM) in Bonn, Germany, the EMC office issues a call to apply for the fellowship programme, ideally with a reference from an EMC member.
The selection committee, comprised of representatives of the EMC Board and secretariat, then selects up to 7 individuals to become Fellows and invites them to take part in the EFM free of charge. Following the conference, the fellows have access to all EMC membership benefits and exclusive access to further EMC events for one year.
They are invited to contribute to the EMC’s work and get involved when available and according to their interests and expertise, with the aim to facilitate the participation of young emerging professionals in European cultural issues.
Please apply to the fellowship programme by sending to nolla[at] a motivation letter and a resume by th 29th February. Ideally you should add a letter of reference from one of the EMC members.
Meet the fellows from 2018-2020.
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