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Residency Partnership Program Application Deadline: November 1, 2013 Notification: March 2014.

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1 Residency Partnership Program Application Deadline: November 1, 2013 Notification: March 2014

2 Goal of the Program

3 To support ensembles and presenters in building audiences through residency projects Repeat performances Familiar community locations Closer interaction with the artists

4 Types of Residencies

5 Short-term projects –A minimum of three activities taking place over at least three consecutive or separate days within a month. –$2,500 to $6,000 Extended projects –10 or more activities taking place over more than one month and up to one year. –$5,000 to $12,000

6 Eligibility

7 All Applicants Based in the U.S. or its territories CMA Organization-level member No unfinished CMA-sponsored residency projects at this time No overdue reports or financial obligations to CMA

8 Presenters Have 501(c)(3) status Ensembles Professional group of 2-10 musicians, one musician per part Primary member of the ensemble is a U.S. citizen or has permanent resident status, or the group has 501(c)(3) status Jazz ensembles: may be composer-led or a collectiveimprovisation is an integral part of its work Classical/contemporary or world music ensembles: may perform with fixed instrumentation and personnel, or as a subset of a collective or flexible roster, and if a duo, must perform as equal partners and publicize itself as a duo

9 Terminology

10 Organizing Partner: –Presenter or ensemble –Receives grant funds –Responsible for organizing residency and all activities Ensemble Partner: –Performs residency –May also be the Organizing Partner Community Partner: –Local organization providing access to community

11 Types of Community Partners Schools Libraries Community centers Parks Music Schools Civic Organizations Hospitals Senior Centers Museums

12 The Application

13 Applica tion consists of: Written Narrative Budget CD Work Sample Supplemental Materials

14 The Written Narrative must provide specific details: The target audience The partners and the role each will play Activities that you have planned Schedule of activities Where will you perform them How you and your community partners(s) will attract audiences Your plan for evaluating the residency

15 Budget

16 Program funds up to 75 percent of the following expenses only: Ensembles Partners residency fee Related travel, hotel, and per diem Residency-related promotion and production costs Balance the budget with: Earned and/or contributed income In-kind not eligible

17 CD Work Sample: Must be in CD-R format ONLY 15-minute playing time maximum Include one track that is similar to music planned for the residency May contain music from a concert, studio/home recording, and/or commercial releases Jazz: include cue timings for improvisation

18 Supplemental materials: Memorandum of Understanding – Sample provided in guidelines – Artist fee must be the same in Memorandum and Budget CD work sample Financial statement – Projected budget for year in which the residency will take place Proof of U.S. residency or non-profit status

19 How Will My Application Be Evaluated? Independent panelists specializing in residency and educational activities evaluate proposals based on: –Written Application The application is read and scored by the panelists –Artistry of the CD Work Sample The panel will listen to the ensembles CD-R if the application advances past preliminary review

20 Panelists Look For: Specificity in the written application Types and Number of activities Reasons for choosing the community partner(s) Communities to be served How each partner will participate Relationship of project to the organizations mission and purpose

21 Residency Training and Experience –If you have not had previous experience, why are you interested in doing residency work now? Accuracy and viability of project and organizational budgets Financial and human resources available to successfully accomplish this project Plan for attracting audiences to the residency activities

22 Panelists Listen For: Artistry of Ensemble Jazz: Ability to perform scored and improvised music

23 Some Examples of Successful Residencies

24 Quintet of the Americas DaCamera of Houston with the Meehan- Perkins Duo Juneau Jazz and Classics with the Grace Kelly Group Jason Kao Hwang/Edge

25 For Additional Information Program Guidelines Application FAQs For program inquiries, contact: –Jeanette Vuocolo, program director, CMA JazzJeanette Vuocolo For membership information, contact: –Aryo Wicaksono, membership managerAryo Wicaksono

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