Tag: music



Conversations | Techung

“Immigrant artists naturally face more challenges but they should never give up on their art and instead work toward finding possibilities.” Techung is a Tibetan folk and freedom singer/songwriter/performer living in exile and a recipient of a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Folk/Traditional Arts. Last year, he was a guest speaker at the NYSCA/NYFA Artist…

The Art of the Application | Work Samples: Video and Audio Files

We’re providing pointers to help you submit your best application. Applicants to the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship who are submitting audio or video work samples are invited to submit up-to 2 longer length work samples. In addition, applicants need to upload two 2-minute excerpts. Excerpts should be taken directly from your longer length work samples. Artists…

Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Music/Sound

Pointers for Music/Sound artists who are applying for a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship. Artists living in New York State and/or Indian Nations located in New York State are encouraged to apply for a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design, Choreography, Music/Sound, Photography, or Playwriting/Screenwriting. The $7,000 cash awards are intended to fund an artist’s…

Last Chance to Apply: NYFA Artists’ Fellowships

Applications Due Thursday, January 28, 11:59 PM (EST) New York State Artists, the deadline is approaching to apply for a NYFA Fellowship, which grants $7,000 for unrestricted use. Artists at all stages are welcome. If you are waiting until the last minute to start/submit your application, this is not recommended. When applicants wait until the last…

Composers: NYFA Wants YOU!

Applications open for NYFA Artists’ Fellowships in Music/Sound ‘Tis the season… for NYFA Artists’ Fellowships! Now in its 30th anniversary year, the NYFA Artists’ Fellowship Program supports individual artists with $7,000 cash awards intended to fund their creative voice.  And this year, the “voice” part is literal. If you are a composer living and working in New…