Open Call

Jazz & Sonic Arts: GATHER LISTEN HEAR - Summer residency 2024

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

No Funding
Banff, Canada


This program is open to national and international post-secondary students, or early career artists already at an advanced level of accomplishment and with a well-documented record of musical exploration, performance and/or creation in Jazz or Sonic Arts. We welcome musicians of all ages (18+), backgrounds, gender identities and expressions to apply. Artists from historically underrepresented and equity seeking groups are especially welcome.

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


August 06, 2024 - August 24, 2024


  • CA$65.00 application fee
  • CA$1,680.00 program fee (one-time)


Library, Piano, Shared Studio, Sound Studio, Stage


Hotel, Private Room


Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch


Interdiscplinary Arts, Music, Music Composition, Performance Art, Sound Art


No languages listed

Program Description

This three-week program brings together early career artists from around the world to work with exciting, internationally celebrated performers, creators, and mentors that have made significant contributions to artistic innovation in Jazz and Sonic Arts. The goal is to build community that feels the inspirational energy of making creative music in an immersive, inclusive and transformative learning environment. This program will culminate in a four-day summit, GATHER LISTEN HEAR. This internationally significant, multidisciplinary artistic gathering boasts a suite of public events, collaborative concerts and deep pedagogical engagements across Indigenous Arts, Jazz & Sonic Arts, and the Walter Phillips Gallery. Scholarship of 100% of tuition and 50% of meals and accommodation is available for this program.

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