Young talented Slovak musician, Ester Wiesner is studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, and right now is in her final year of the Bachelor Degree in Jazz Composition and Vocal Performance. Ester is planning to spend a couple more years in the US performing, teaching and studying a Master Degree. Eventually, she’d like to come back to Slovakia and start a school of jazz and contemporary music. Ester told us about her studies in the US, future plans and encouraged us on having an entrepreneurial spirit and to be open-minded.
Mladiinfo: When did you have your ‘first touch’ with the music? How did the beginnings of your career look like?
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Deadline: 15 January 2017
Open to: participants from Austria, Croatia, Estonia, Italy or Latvia aged 18-30
Costs: travel expanses, accommodation and food paid from grant + participation fee of 30 EUR
“Music Makes Feelings” is part of “I feel good”, an Erasmus+ youth exchange project. The idea behind “I feel good” is to improve the quality of life and to foster social inclusion and social change using sport and music as tools.
The project consists of two parts – two international youth exchanges. The first youth exchange of the project, PUNCH THE ROUTINE was focused on sport as a tool and took place in November 2016 in Rijeka. The second part will be in March of 2017, with details below:
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Deadline: 02 August 2016
Open to: everyone between the age of 18-40
Venue: 25 September- 02 October, 2016, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia
The project “Diversity is Super-City!” will gather 18 young artists from Albania, Hungary, FYR Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, and Croatia (2 participants from each country) to a 8 days residency in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia to work and explore cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue using performance and theatre arts. The main goal of the project is to explore the topic of national minority inclusion in our society and the CEI member states. The project consists of a research on the topic, residency, performance, and conference. The residency will have a preparatory phase consisting of a research... Read More »
Deadline: 15 March 2016
Open to: high school students from Bosnia, Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Rwanda and the United States
Venue: 24 July -7 August 2016, Chicago, USA
Genesis at the Crossroads, (GATC) uses the arts and education as a vehicle for peace-building, creating and implementing innovative performance, educational and humanitarian programs worldwide.
Genesis at the Crossroads is currently accepting applications from high school students to participate in the two-week long Genesis Academy Summer Institute in Chicago, USA. From 24 July – 7 August 2016, a group of 20 international students will participate in an intensive program focused in the areas of:
Music and Peacebuilding;
Heroes and Human Rights;
Predicated on experiential learning, social entrepreneurship, creative self-actualization,... Read More »
Deadline: 8 April 2016
Open to: changemakers specializing in any field, for example technology, entrepreneurship, health/medicine, architecture and design, science, art/culture/literature, energy and environment, research and academics, education, sports, film/music, and social impact
Fellowship: attendance of INK Conference/ potential to speak on the INK stage
Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation is seeking applications for its INK Fellows program. The Program is a young, global and cross-disciplinary community of path-breakers who believe in the shapers of tomorrow. The Program aims to provide them the support necessary to leverage their impact. Candidates must be present for the entire duration of the INK2016 Conference, and arrive in Goa two days earlier. Fellows will be in Goa from September 14th–19th, 2016.
To create a community... Read More »
Deadline: depends on specific diplomatic mission
Open to: citizens of non EU countries
Scholarship: consists of tuition waivers, free accommodation and financial support
Romanian Government offers 85 scholarships for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania. Priority will be given to the candidates applying for: political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture, music, arts. The scholarships are granted for three levels of study:
For the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university systems, as well as to candidates who require the equivalent of partial studies and the continuation of their studies in Romania. The complete cycle of university studies... Read More »
Deadline: 11 January 2016
Open to: postgraduate students with outstanding academic backgrounds and research potential within the full range of arts and humanities subjects, including creative practice disciplines
Northern Bridge offers over fifty fully-funded studentships per year to outstanding postgraduate researchers across the full range of Arts and Humanities subjects, including Creative Practice disciplines. Northern Bridge is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It brings together the cutting-edge expertise and exceptional resources of Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s University Belfast and their Strategic Partners. Northern Bridge students benefit from supervision, training and development of the highest quality, tailored to the needs of twenty-first-century researchers.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Postgraduate students with research potential in interdisciplinary projects encompassing two or more of these... Read More »
Deadline: 15 January 2016
Open to: post-doctoral or independent scholars, doctoral candidates
Fellowships: one- to three-month fellowship of USD 3,000 per month, travel stipend of USD 1,200 – USD 1,700 or dissertation fellowship of USD 1,500
The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Its extensive collections provide unique insight into the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding and appreciation of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. The center will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2016–2017 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts,... Read More »
Deadline: 7 November 2015
Open to: artists, researchers and culture professionals coming from countries other than France, applications from certain coutries will be examined in priority (see the list below)
Fellowship: EUR 1200 per month and the refunding of travel fees
With the support of the French Ministry of culture and communication, the ACCR has been coordinating the Odyssée artist-in-residency program. The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers – Historic Monuments. More than 400 artists from over 50 different countries have taken part in the program, developing projects in different areas such as music, architecture, arts and crafts, visual arts, dramatic writing, novel... Read More »
Deadline: 18 August 2015
Open to: photographers around the world
Prizes: USD 500 for each selected photograph
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 70 countries around the world. Whether it’s through new digital learning products in the US, developing qualiﬁcations and assessments in the UK, training school leaders in the Middle East, teaching English in China, or educating professionals through content from the Financial Times, they’re helping people make measurable progress in their lives through learning across all life stages.
Photographers around the world are being offered a rare opportunity to have their photography judged by the Rakin, the influential British portrait and fashion photographer and co-founder of Dazed & Confused magazine, as part of collaboration... Read More »