Emerging Artist Programme 2018/19

Applications are now open for the third edition of Moving On Music’s ‘Emerging Artist Programme’ kindly supported by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Emerging musicians (soloists or groups) and composers are invited to apply for a place on the programme. We are interested in applications from the range of under-represented genres that Moving On Music specialise in i.e. Jazz, Chamber/Classical, Traditional, Contemporary, Roots music, “other”.

The selected artists will work with MOM during the 12-month programme to create an individually tailored development plan consisting of mentoring sessions and workshops, performance opportunities, marketing advice & material development (promotional photos, videos, etc.) and networking opportunities.

Please note we cannot accept applications from artists already working in a professional capacity. Applications are welcome from previously unsuccessful applicants, providing they meet the criteria.

Applicant Criteria (for full information please refer to the application form)

Applicants must:

  • Be over 18
  • Be a resident of Northern Ireland
  • Must not be in formal education or training (full or part time)
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high quality of performance practice with the potential and commitment to developing a professional career in music


Application Process
To apply please complete the application form and submit along with supplementary material requested by Friday 9th November 2018, 4pm.

Applications may be submitted by email to paula@movingonmusic.com or by post to:
FAO Paula Kiernan, Moving On Music, The MAC, 10 Exchange St West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ.