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OneBeat Virtual 2023
February 3, 2023

We Got the Beat! Recruitment for OneBeat Virtual 4

OneBeat is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, & produced by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation.

OneBeat is accepting applications for OneBeat Virtual 4, which will digitally convene approximately 20 musicians, sound artists, and sonic explorers, ages 19-35, from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, and Venezuela.

This fully virtual residency program will take place July 10 – September 4, 2023.  During this 8-week period, OneBeat Fellows will investigate new forms of virtual collaboration, form ensembles to write, record, and perform genre-defying work, attend virtual masterclasses and open-studios, lead online workshops, and produce a final presentation for a global audience.  OneBeat Virtual provides an opportunity for Fellows to incubate ideas for new forms of online collaboration engaging global communities, supported by mentorship and collaborative exchange.

Fellows will receive a $1,500 USD honorarium as well as stipend for purchasing necessary audio equipment and enhanced internet connectivity.

Application Deadline: February 17, 2023.

Applicants will be notified by the end of May, 2023


Application: onebeatvirtual2023.fsn-apply.org