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OneBeat 2017 Fellowship| 
Applications Now Open

Now in its sixth year, OneBeat is cultivating a pioneering international network of leading artistic, technological, and social innovators in music. An initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music as a potent new form of cultural diplomacy.

DEADLINE: Applications are due by 5:00pm (EST USA) Feb 10, 2017.

NOTIFICATION: Applicants will be notified of decision by May 30, 2017.

PROGRAM: OneBeat 2017 will take place from Sep 20 – Oct 22, 2017.

CONTACT: If you have questions contact 1beat@foundsoundnation.org.

OneBeat brings musicians (ages 19-35) from around the world to the U.S. for one month each fall to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music, and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement. OneBeat begins with an opening residency, when Fellows collaborate to create original material, record new musical ideas, and incubate their projects. OneBeat fellows then go on tour, performing for a wide array of American audiences, collaborating with local musicians, and leading workshops with youth. In a closing residency, each OneBeat musician sets out their plans for the future, developing projects in their home countries linked to a mutually-reinforcing network of music-driven social enterprises.

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