Music Network announces an open call for RESONATE

Music Network announces an open call for RESONATE
24 May 2021

Monday 24th May 2021: Music Network is inviting professional musicians with a strong track record in music performance to apply for one of six new RESONATE: Music Network Artist Residencies presented in partnership with glór (Ennis), Ionad Cultúrtha (Baile Mhúirne), The National Opera House (Wexford), Triskel Arts Centre (Cork City), The Dock (Carrick-on-Shannon) and Regional Cultural Centre (Letterkenny).

This major new country-wide initiative will provide a grant of between €6,000 and €10,000 to each of the six appointed musicians to facilitate the creation of new work and creative partnerships. Audiences around the country will have opportunities to enjoy the new material created during each of the residencies through live concert performances and online content.

Commenting on the announcement, Music Network’s CEO Sharon Rollston said: “Music Network is very pleased to be embarking on this new venture with six of our partner venues to create brand new opportunities for professional musicians.  RESONATE is our most extensive residency programme to date and will provide musicians with the vital time, space and income needed to develop exciting new  work for sharing with audiences in due course.”

Individual musicians with a strong track record in music performance, who are currently living in the Republic of Ireland, are invited to apply. Applications are welcome from musicians performing in a range of genres, either as solo artists or on behalf of existing groups or new collaborations. Cross-genre and cross-art form collaborations (with music as a core element) are also welcome. Applications must be submitted by 2 pm on Thursday 24 June 2021. To apply and for more information please visit

Music Network is committed to equity and inclusion, and particularly welcomes applications from under-represented musicians, including but not limited to musicians of colour, musicians with disabilities, Traveller musicians and LGBTQ+ musicians.

Information webinar
Music Network will present a webinar on the RESONATE programme with a Q&A session on Tuesday 8 June at 11 am. Musicians wishing to attend this webinar can book a place here. Advance registration is essential. A recording of the webinar will also be made available on Music Network's website and social media channels from Wednesday 9 June.

Music Network is funded by the Arts Council. Music Network is a national music touring and development organisation, whose mission is to make high quality live music available and accessible to people throughout Ireland.

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Muireann Sheahan (Communications Manager) Music Network | 087 265 3293 |


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