Open call for Music Network Artist Residency at Regional Cultural Centre

Tuesday April 4, 2023

Applications now open for RESONATE 2023

Music Network and Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny invite applications from professional musicians for the RESONATE artist residency programme which provides support for professional musicians with a strong track record in music performance to develop new work and/or collaborations.

The residency is one of six opportunities across the country as part of RESONATE 2023, Music Network’s artist residency programme in partnership with glór (Ennis), Ionad Cultúrtha (Baile Mhúirne), The National Opera House (Wexford), Triskel Arts Centre (Cork City), The Dock (Carrick-On-Shannon) and Regional Cultural Centre (Letterkenny).

Now in its 3rd year, the residency provides a grant of €6,000 to enable a musician/s to devote time to the creation of new work, in addition to a range of in-kind supports from both Music Network and Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny along with opportunities for artists to showcase their work through live performance and digital updates

Audiences will also have an opportunity to engage with our resident musicians at a public performance in November / December.

The residency is open to musicians of professional performing standard working in any genre of music. Applicants must be resident in the Republic of Ireland and be aged 18 or over. Applicants may apply as solo artists, on behalf of an existing group or ensemble, or for a new collaboration.

Anyone interested in making an application can register for our online information session at 11am on Monday 17 April.

This year’s residencies will run from July to October and the closing date for applications is 2pm on Thursday 11 May 2023. Applications are made online. The application form, more information about the residencies and guidelines for applicants are all available on the Music Network website.

Key dates

Tuesday 4 April – applications open

Monday 17 April at 11am – Online Information Session for prospective applicants (Zoom) – we will make a recording of this available online from 18 April and will send a link to this to you as soon as its ready.

Thursday 11 May at 2pm – applications close

Useful links

Link to all application information on the Music Network website

Direct link to the guidelines doc

Direct link to the application form

Registration link for Online Info Session on Monday 17 April