2014 OneBeat International Music Exchange Fellowship Programme.

Application Deadline: January 15 2014

OneBeat brings musicians from around the world for a residency and tour program in the U.S. OneBeat is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and produced by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation.

OneBeat is an international cultural exchange that celebrates the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music, and people-to-people diplomacy.

OneBeat brings young musicians (ages 19-35) from around the world to the U.S. for one month to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music, and develop ways that music can make a positive impact on our local and global communities.

OneBeat begins with a two-week Residency, when Fellows create original material, record new musical ideas, and develop workshops to engage local communities. This is followed by a two-week Tour, when Fellows give performances, collaborate with local musicians and lead workshops with youth and communities groups.

Eligible Countries

Applicants must be residents and citizens of the following countries:

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Burma, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Fiji, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Zimbabwe

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Are you between the ages of 19-35?
  • Are you both a citizen and resident of one of the countries listed under eligibility?
  • Are you aware that OneBeat is a musical exchange fellowship and not a paid performance opportunity?
  • Are you an individual, and not a band?

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of One Beat Music Exchange Fellowship Programme


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