Open Call for Young Musicians!

We’re looking for young musicians to take part in an exciting new Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble project as part of Brilliant Corners – a festival of jazz in Belfast 2020.

Young musicians aged 16-21 can apply to take part in an exciting new Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble project.

Directed by internationally acclaimed percussionist and composer Steve Davis, the ensemble will work alongside Jack Kelly (double bass) and Shane Latimer (guitar) throughout the workshops.

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

Applicants must:

  • Be aged 16 – 21
  • Play any instrument other than bass / drums / guitar (strings, keys, brass, wind instruments and electronic musicians are encouraged) 
  • Have an interest in improvising and a willingness to create new music
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high quality of performance practice
  • Be available for 5 workshops & final performance (dates noted in application form)

Please note, for participants living outside of Belfast, travel subsidy will be available if required. Please contact for more information.

Application Process

To apply please complete the short application form and return by email along with a short video link / audio clip of you performing on your instrument. 

Applications should be submitted by email to

Deadline for applications is Friday 13th December 2019, 4pm.