Applications are now open and close at 5pm Friday 7th October 2011. Read on to get more information and grab a copy of the application form.
PBS in association with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival are delighted to announce a brand new initiative promoting innovation and excellence in jazz composition, the PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission.
The Commission will award a Victorian Jazz composer/ performer $10,000 for the creation and presentation of a new work to be broadcast on PBS and performed exclusively at the 2012 Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF).
Applications are open from Monday 19th September and close at 5pm Friday 7th October 2011. See the attached entry form for full terms and conditions.
The aim of the Commission is provide support for composers at a pivotal point in their career, and to encourage creative flair and distinction in the jazz idiom. The PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission is an initiation of PBS 106.7FM, in association with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, and is generously supported by Mark Newman of K2 Asset Management.