For Artists / Opportunities

Allied Arts Foundation / Listen UP! Music by Women / Call for Artists

Submission fee


Listen UP! Music by Women, the Allied Arts Foundation 2018 artist grants program, is calling for submissions of new music by women and people who identify as woman composers and songwriters residing in Washington State.

This cross-genre music competition for new works by women composers and songwriters is the first opportunity of its kind in Washington State.  The balance of opportunities for women in music has long been tipped toward men. Listen UP! Music by Women presents an opportunity for community dialog, expression and support for the under represented female talent in our state.

At least $15,000 in funds will be awarded. The amount and number of awards will be determined by a juried review of the work submitted.

There is no application fee.

The application requires submitting up to two recordings of original, new work, a short statement about each recording, a statement about how the funds might be used, and a resume showing education and musical experience. Written scores will not be accepted.

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Eligible media

Artists with Disabilities, Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Music