2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship ~ Apply By Nov 27

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2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship ~ Apply By Nov 27
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2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship ~ Apply By Nov 27 says
Arts Queensland's annual Billy Thorpe Scholarship provides the opportunity to record with an established producer and to meet with and receive advice around career planning from a representative from Chugg Entertainment.

The scholarship, named in honour of the late Billy Thorpe, a great Australian rock musician who passed away in February 2007, was designed to help develop the future of rock and roll.

Billy Thorpe spent his formative years in Brisbane and made an enormous contribution to the Australian and global music industry over five decades of performing, writing and producing.

-=Key Eligibility=-
This program is open to emerging:
** Individuals
** Bands

What is an emerging musician?
An emerging musician is someone who is in the development stage of their music career. They may not have yet achieved national/international sales or exposure or a record label deal but can be seen to be working towards these goals. An emerging musician is also someone who can demonstrate that they are committed to developing their instrumental/vocal technique, songwriting and performance skills. There is no cut off age but older applicants would need to clearly demonstrate their early career phase status.

-=View The Guidelines=-

-=Key Dates=-
**Opening date: Monday 12 October 2015
**Closing date: Midnight Friday 27 Novemeber
**Announcement of winner: 21 March 2016 at the Queensland Music Awards ceremony, BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

-=Apply Now=-

Past grant recipients
2015: Ayla
2013: Jeremy Neale
2012: Astrid & The Asteroids
2011: Sam Hales
2010: Andrew Redford
2009: Alan Boyle
2008: Michael Gavriel

-=Got some questions? =-
For more information please contact QMusic by email at info@qmusic.com.au or telephone (07) 3257 0013.
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