PRJC Grant Program Deadline Approaching (ESM Applicants)
February 3, 2020 In: PRJC News, Sound Bits
The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research is a division of the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music. The Center’s research and programming emphasizes the 21st Century evolution of the innovative ensemble, influenced by both the symphony orchestra and the chamber music traditions, with a focus on creative, artist-centered ensembles that reflect new models of artistic innovation, organizational relationships, and operational sustainability.
The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research Grant provides funding for research and projects related to innovative ensembles. Anyone based in North America may apply. The next deadline of March 1, 2020 is for Eastman School of Music students, alumni, and faculty only. The deadline for all applicants is October 1, 2020.
Recent Grantees inlcude (Fall 2019 recipients)
Miki Kaneda – Brooklyn, NY
- Research | New Music, New Work: How the Creative Labor of Performers Shapes Contemporary Music
Burning River Baroque – Cleveland, OH
- Innovative Project | “Cycles of Creation and Annihilation” – a collaboration between Burning River Baroque and the Blue Streak Ensemble focusing on environmental reform and climate change
David Kjar and Allegra Montanari – Chicago, IL
- Research | Empowering the Portfolio Musician: Innovative Chamber Music Pedagogy for a 21st-century Artist
Incantare – Rochester, NY
- Innovative Project | EXILE – a series of concerts by the ensemble Incantare that trace the paths of populations forced into diaspora during the Renaissance and early Baroque periods
John Pippen – Fort Collins, CO
- Research | Survey of Innovative Ensemble Members in Chicago
For more information about the PRJC Grant Program and to apply: