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Online Music Residency Program 2020

  • Emerging contemporary musicians are invited to apply to be part of an online residency and performance program focusing on skills, capacity building and live performance opportunities.
  • The annual Music Residency Program connects people from the music industry with local emerging talents. This year, the program has been moved online in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • Applications for the program are now open. Closing date: Wednesday 13 May 2020. 

This year’s program is available to the 4 successful applicants and includes:

  • mentoring by Jarred Young (Bad Pony, Feelds). Jarred is a well-known and respected artist, manager and booking agent. Jarred will also provide training on streaming a live performance and musical performance techniques.
  • a live streamed performance through Cardinia Shire Council's Arts and Culture social media sites.
  • $300 program funding for each successful participant
  • marketing and promotion through Council’s arts and culture digital platforms
  • opportunities to expand into Cardinia Shire's arts and culture programming.

View the Expression of interest then apply via email to

Contact the Arts team on 1300 787 624