Opportunities

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

USW - Creative Industries Careers Fair

The University of South Wales is bringing opportunity & industry together to support the music sector in Wales.

Deadline: 29 / 02 / 24

Radio Platfform - Girls Promote

Are you a female or non-binary person aged 16-20 interested in the events and promotion industry? This is the opportunity is for you!

Deadline: 01 / 03 / 24

The Womex 24 - Call for Proposals

Calling all artists, DJs/producers, filmmakers, conference speakers and mentors for WOMEX 24, Manchester, UK, 23-27 October 2024!

Deadline: 01 / 03 / 24

Performance Opportunity - Little Gigs

Come and join ‘Little Gigs’! Little Gigs will give every young person in Cardiff the chance to contribute their unique musical talents. 

Deadline: 01 / 03 / 24

Sound Progression - Immersed

Join the Sound Progression team and the amazing young talents we have been working with Immersed Fest & Tramshed on Sat 2 March.

Deadline: 02 / 03 / 24

The National Open Youth Orchestra - Open rehearsal

The National Open Youth Orchestra are running Open Rehearsals for the Cardiff Ensemble, at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – 12.30-2.30pm on 10 February and 2 March 2024.

Deadline: 02 / 03 / 24

Sound of the City - Calling Cardiff-based musicians

Cardiff Council & Welsh Government are offering commissions to 2 Cardiff-based music-creator/performers.

Deadline: 05 / 03 / 24

PRS - Power Up Foundation

The POWER UP Participant Programme is designed to elevate exciting Black music creators and industry professionals and address barriers for those at crucial career stages.

Deadline: 14 / 03 / 24

Job Opportunities - Deputy Sound & AV Manager

Theatr Clwyd are looking for a Deputy Sound & AV Manager to join their Theatre Making family.

Deadline: 22 / 03 / 24

Arts Active - Spring Young Composers Course 2024

Are you an aspiring young musician aged 14-18 and want to develop your skills in composition, instrumentation and arranging? Then this is the course for you!

Deadline: 25 - 28 / 03 / 24

Reaching and engaging D/deaf people in music making - ISM Webinar

This free interactive webinar explores tried and tested ways of reaching and engaging D/deaf people in music-making activities.

Deadline: 26 / 03 / 24

Job Opportunities - Project Manager Clwb Ifor Bach

Clwb Ifor Bach are looking for a new project manager to help them with their new ambitions.

Deadline: 08 / 03 / 24

Resonant - Aberystwyth

Resonant looking for local music professionals & enthusiasts from Aberystwyth / Ceredigion identifying as marginalised genders (non cis-men).

Deadline: 08 / 03 / 24

RPS COMPOSERS PROGRAMME

Annually, the Royal Philharmonic Society Composers programme aims to transform the prospects of promising UK-based composers. We are pleased to welcome applications for the 2025 programme.

Deadline: 20 / 03 / 24

ABIGAIL'S ARTS AWARD 2024 - Theatr Gwaun

If you have a passion for the arts, live in Pembrokeshire and are aged 16-25, Theatr Gwaun can help you fulfil your dreams! 

Deadline: 31 / 03 / 24

Song Academy - The Young Songwriter 2024 Competition

Enter The Young Songwriter 2024 competition, the leading songwriting competetion for young people worldwide.

Deadline: 31 / 03 / 24

Sound and Music - In The Making applications open

In the Making is an artist development programme for young people aged 14-18. It is the only programme of its type in the UK that supports young music creators and composers.

Deadline: 30 / 04 / 24

Gwasanaeth Cerdd Cenedlaethol Cymru - Producer needed

Are you a producer with experience organizing and staging live shows? Gwas Cerdd are looking for a creative, bilingual individual to put together an musical event for  young people as part of their presence at the Urdd Eisteddfod.

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

Job Opportunities - Residential DJ

Clwb Ifor Bach are looking for a new week day residential DJ specialising in post punk/post brexit/windmill scene/ krank wave music.

Deadline: Until position is filled.

The Artbeat Anthem - New Era Talent

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

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.

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 - MOBO Fund

Support towards creating and promoting music of Black origin. You can apply for up to £3,000 towards recording music, and everything that goes around getting it out there into the world.

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Help Musicians - Touring and Live

Support towards taking your performance to the stage and bringing it on tour.

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

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

Music Technology, Recording and Production

Join Swansea MAD for a free 12 week boot camp for music beginners. 

Deadline: Weekly 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