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IN COMMON Artist Residency
Opportunity for MN (and regional) Composers, Singer/Songwriters & Teaching Artists: Apply to develop and lead a year-long community songwriting project in Willmar, MN!
Help residents of diverse ages & cultural backgrounds express themselves creatively through songwriting;
Be the creative spark for bringing people from all walks of life together to discover shared experience and purpose, and to imagine better lives in the community they all call home!
The selected artist will receive a stipend of $18,000 and be reimbursed for up to $2000 of travel expenses. Learn more and apply online at www.composersforum.org/programs/in-common/, or call 651.251.2842. Deadline is 11:59pm on March 5, 2018.
The American Composers Forum is a national non-profit arts organization located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Over the course of four decades, ACF has nurtured the work of thousands of composers: programming now reaches composers and communities in all 50 states, and helps composers engage communities with music as a source of inspiration, self-reflection, and delight. Our goal is to make composers, and the music they create, a vibrant and integral part of our culture.