Opportunities

Check out the opportunities, jobs, courses, workshops and events coming up in Wales and beyond.

The Electronic Music Award - Help Musicians & DJ Mag

The Electronic Music Award in Association with DJ Mag will provide a cohort of 30 electronic music creators with a 12-month career accelerator programme.

Deadline: unspecified

Job Opportunities - Trainee Music Leader

Wigmore Hall is now recruiting for its Trainee Music Leader, a unique opportunity for a musician to develop their workshop leadership skills in the context of participatory music making events and projects.

Deadline: 19 / 06 / 24

Job Opportunities - Project Manager

Operasonic are looking for a person with a passion for music and community who is keen to make a difference in the Newport Community.

Deadline: 21 / 06 / 24

Drake Music - Future Leaders

Future Leaders is a programme designed to support and promote inclusive, accessible practice in music-making. 

Deadline: 23 / 06 / 24

Youth Music NextGen Fund

The Youth Music NextGen Fund offers young creatives grants of up to £2,500 to make their ideas happen.

Deadline: 28 / 06 / 24

Future Generations Leadership Academy

Join Future Generations to understand and be able to implement the Well-being of Future Generations Act, improve your leadership skills and bring change in Wales. 

Deadline: July

Ty Cerdd - MONITI$E YOUR MUSIC

Ty Cerdd are hosting an online session on making money from your music, unpick income streams for independent music-creators and performers.

Deadline: 02 / 07 / 24

Live Music Now - Project Manager

 Live Music Now is looking for an experienced Project Manager in Cymru.

Deadline: 01 / 07 / 24

National Theatre Wales - Call out for artists and theatre makers

NTW TEAM is excited to announce an opportunity for artists and theatre makers in Cardiff, Wales.

 

Deadline: 04 / 07 / 24

Arts & Business Cymru - Future Proof

A&B Cymru is delighted to announce the continuation of Future Proof, an initiative which gives an inclusive new generation of arts managers an effective opportunity to begin a career in the creative sector.

Deadline: 05 / 07 / 24

Ty Cerdd - Freelancing for beginners

Ty Cerdd are hosting an online session explore the basics for anyone starting out as a freelancer.

Deadline: 09 / 07 / 24

AIM - Future Independents

Are you starting your journey in the music business as an independently released artist or entrepreneur? Have you started working at an independent music business? Are you looking to expand your knowledge and learn new skills so you can advance in your career?

Deadline: 10 / 07 / 24

Job Opportunities - Technical Apprentice

Welsh Millennium Centre are looking for a technical apprentice to help play a vital role in delivering live performances, ensuring each production is produced to the highest possible standard.

Deadline: 10 / 07 / 24

Music Theatre Wales - Music Creator Callout

MTW SEEKS A MUSIC-CREATOR TO COLLABORATE WITH YOUNG PEOPLE TO CREATE A NEW DIGITAL OPERA

Deadline: 12 / 07 / 24

Ty Cerdd - Self releasing your music

Ty Cerdd will be hosting a free online session with Matthew Whiteside, giving you a practical overview of the steps you need to take to self-release your music.

Deadline: 23 / 07 / 24

Action for Arts - Summer Internships application

Are you ready to turn your skills into a summer of opportunity? Action for Arts have paid summer internships for North Wales Students, aged 18 - 25.

Deadline: 31 / 07 / 24

Glasbury Arts - Harp Summer School 2024

Glasbury Arts are putting a four day masterclass for Harp & Viloin players of any level at Gwernyfed High School.

Deadline: 21 - 24 / 08 / 24

CO-PILOT: THE MUSICIANS’ MENTORING NETWORK

Co-Pilot: the Musicians’ Mentoring Network empowers songwriters, composers and musicians to develop their careers with support from an experienced mentor.

Jukebox - Creative Mentors Callout

Jukebox are looking for artists or creative practitioners to deliver workshops for their Academy programme.

Deadline: When all spaces are gone

Tape Music - Sound Waves

Dive into the world of sound with “Sound Waves” - a FREE music and audio project tailored for young talents aged 8-18! 

Deadline: Regular Sessions

The Artbeat Anthem - New Era Talent

Master the arts of DJing, singing, poetry, rap, music producing & graffiti for free (U25s) in Cardiff.

Deadline: Every Wednesday

Open Jam Nights - The Foundry Brecon

Are you a musician in the Bannau Brycheiniog? Every Thursday night The Foundry Brecon host their Open Mic and Jam night.

Deadline: Weekly event

Open Mic - The Globe at Hay

Are you a performer from the Bannau Brycheniog and wondering how to perform in your local area? The Globe at Hay may be you answer with their weekly open mics.

Deadline: Weekly event

DIVERGE: Monthly co-working space for neurodivergent creatives in South Wales

DIVERGE wants to create spaces where neurodivergent creatives can get together and build solidarity, support and collaborations. Based in Cardiff.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

UPLIFT SINGING SESSION

Weekly community well-being singing sessions based in Brecon.

Deadline: Weekly event

Help Musicians - Record and Release

Help Musicians can support you to create new music and share it with the world. Whether it’s studio time, mastering, or promotion around a release, we can help you to record and release your music.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

The Talking Shop - Caerphilly

Democracy, Culture & Creativity inside one little shop and everyone’s invited. A shop which sells nothing and where ideas, information and conversation are free.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Help Musicians - Skills and professional development

Support to grow through training, mentorship or other learning opportunities. 

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Help Musicians - Support your studies

Receive financial support for your postgraduate or, in some cases, undergraduate studies.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Arts Council Wales - Creative Steps

The aim of this programme is to support individuals and organisations who have experienced barriers to accessing funding.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

PRS Foundation: International Showcase Fund

The International Showcase Fund (ISF) offers vital export support for UK-based artists, bands, songwriters and producers who have been invited to perform or create new music at international showcasing festivals or conferences.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Escape Records: Opportunities

Escape Records have a whole range of job opportunities available.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Welsh National Opera: Work Experience

Each year WNO offers work experience, placements and shadowing opportunities in different departments across the organisation dependent on availability and company schedules.

 

Deadline: Rolling deadline

The Moon Cardiff calls for local acts

Want to play at The Moon? Play original music? They would love to have you! They get a lot of messages every week so are making a database of interested acts for future shows.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Come Play At CWRW - Carmathen

Host your own event for free at CWRW.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

South Wales Improvisers

South Wales Improvisers run regular workshops at SHIFT in Cardiff.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

New Era Talent - Jam Sessions

Need to practice your set before your next event? Fancy a spin on the decks? If you fancy this, New Era Talents Jam Sessions are every Thursday 4.30pm at Inkspot.

Deadline: Every Thursday

Become a paid young co-creator at The Democracy Box

The Democracy Box are recruiting more young co-creators aged 16-26 who are born or based in Wales.

Deadline: Ongoing Call Out

Sunday Cypher - Hip Hop Open Mic

FREE Open Mic at the Bunkhouse in Swansea, welcoming MCs, DJs and Hip Hop artists of all levels.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

The Creative Space

Drums, beats, guitars and bars - a creative space in Cardiff for under 25s.

Deadline: Regular sessions

How to prioritise self-care when working in music

Free, guided self-care sessions to provide techniques to help with challenging times.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

Academi Leeway - Join the Dots

Leeway Productions, in partnership with Valleys Kids are reigniting Academi Leeway, a grassroots musical theatre academy for young people aged 14–25 – in Porth.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

Night Out - Performance Opportunities

Night Out works across Wales with community volunteer promoters in village halls, community venues and a few small unfunded theatres. 

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

North Star Open Mic

Get ready for the  North Star Cardiff's Fortnightly Open Mic Event!  

Deadline: Regular Session

Future Blood Music Workshops

Music group for young people aged 15 - 21 weekly at Swansea Grand.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

BBC Music Introducing...

Making music? Get yourself heard on the BBC.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Sound Progression

Sound Progression offers mostly free of charge programmes for young people to develop their musical skills.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

TRAC - Call out for Creative Facilitators

Trac Cymru is looking to recruit for upcoming projects and to develop a database of creative practitioners and facilitator who can deliver or are interested in developing the skills to deliver creative sessions with varying community groups.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline