Open to applicants worldwide regardless of genre, this residency is a call for songwriters who have an established professional practice, be it in pop, folk, country, soul, or hip-hop. Artists should have produced an independent body of work and received recognition through public presentation in performance or recordings, as well as from their peers.
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The Banff International Songwriter Residency offers one-on-one sessions and group workshops with faculty, performance opportunities, and recording sessions in a state-of-the-art recording facility. A personal studio space to work from is provided and available 24 hours a day. Production spaces are shared among all participants in the residency. Scholarship is available of up to 100% to cover tuition.
Selection Results (Announcement Dates)
March 02, 2020 - March 21, 2020
- $1,410.00 stipend (one-time)
- $65.00 application fee
- $2,757.00 program fee (one-time)
Individual Studio, Piano, Shared Studio, Sound Studio, Stage
Private Room, Shared Room
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Discussion, Mentors, Open Studios, Performances, Visiting Professionals, Workshops
Composers, Music, Music Composition, Singing
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Surrounded by Banff’s majestic mountain landscape, this 20-day residency provides songwriters an opportunity to explore their artistic practice alongside award-winning faculty. The Banff International Songwriter Residency delves deeply into the entire process of songwriting through various methodologies. You’ll have the freedom to structure your time around the needs of your project(s). This intensive program is the ideal opportunity to expand your practice in an inspiring setting while being fully supported by world-class artists and sound engineers.
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