The Bob Dylan Heart and Accepted Tune Publishing Neighborhood contain announced the inaugural Bob Dylan Heart Songwriter Fellowship, created to to find rising skill chosen by a world-class panel of songwriters, including John Mellencamp and Nas.
The Bob Dylan Heart (BDC) and Accepted Tune Publishing Neighborhood (UMPG) contain joined forces to initiating the Bob Dylan Heart Songwriter Fellowship. Announced at this time time by BDC Director Steven Jenkins and UMPG Chief Running Officer Marc Cimino, the Fellowship used to be created to mentor and to find aspiring songwriters and is awarded yearly to two recipients.
Every Fellowship contains a $40,000 challenge stipend, public engagement, and presentation alternatives, devoted time in the Bob Dylan Heart’s Bob Dylan Archive to evaluate Dylan’s inventive direction of, roundtrip airfare to Tulsa, and accommodations in the city, mentorship from UMPG songwriters and executives, and recording time in Tulsa’s historic The Church Studio, the notorious studio of Leon Russell.
Annual Fellowship recipients will seemingly be chosen by a world panel of artists, including French singer-songwriter Juliette Armanet, American singer-songwriter Patty Griffin, American singer-songwriter John Mellencamp, Mexican singer-songwriter Carla Morrison, and American rapper-songwriter Nas.
“The Bob Dylan Heart Songwriter Fellowship is core to our mission of teaching, motivating, and scary guests to contain interaction their beget skill as creators, and we’re going to no longer wait to hear the entries from undiscovered skill across the sector,” says BDC Director Steven Jenkins.
“We’re grateful to proceed our partnership with UMPG — the sector’s main tune publisher is already this type of worthy supporter of the BDC — and every person is aware of that this panel of unparalleled songwriters will decide deserving Fellows for our inaugural twelve months.”
UMPG Chief Running Officer Marc Cimino adds: “Right here’s an unheard of opportunity to glue rising skill with the works of one of many splendid songwriters of all time. Beyond to find admission to to significant mentorship and particular resources, the archives at the Bob Dylan Heart are indescribable, and I’m able to most productive imagine how noteworthy inventive inspiration they’ll design. With the toughen of the good BDC crew and panel of world-class artists, we cease awake for rising a brand recent physique of workers of songwriters on this uncommon setting.”
Eligible skill worldwide can post entries for consideration for a Fellowship initiating now by means of October 18, 2023. Entrants need to be 18 years or older and unsigned to a publishing settlement of any kind at the time of the Fellowship initiating date, Could 1, 2024. Additional crucial aspects and total solutions and restrictions can even just be learned on the Bob Dylan Heart web pages.