— The Focusyear Auditions will be held on February 23 – 25, 2018.
— Applicants should be aware that the Focusyear is a one-year engagement, September-July, which takes priority over other musical activities.
— Focusyear does not set a minimum or maximum age limit and admits students of any nationality.
— Please be aware that we are looking for a level of musicianship that is comparable to master students or above. This program is also intended for professional musicians who want to refocus their own musical scene.
— Deadline for Applications is December 31, 2017.
— Please chose two tracks from your personal Jazz repertoire. A recording should be chosen which showcases your quality as a performer and soloist (improvisation).
— Please send a link so we can listen to your music without having to download it. Either via Soundcloud (in "private" mode), via Youtube ("not listed" mode) or via Dropbox.
— As a studio-quality recording is not necessary, live recordings of a rehearsal or a concert can be used.
— Please add one recording of your own compositions.
— Personal details (CV, musical biography)
— Cover letter/Motivation letter (why do you want to participate in Focusyear)
— Previous musical activities, list of musical works, link to artist website
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