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

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

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

South Wales Improvisers

South Wales Improvisers run regular workshops at SHIFT in Cardiff.

Deadline: Regular Sessions

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

Accessible Open Mic @ Clwb Y Bont

Come along and join the fun at the first ever ACCESSIBLE open mic night in Wales!

Deadline: 7pm 23 / 03 / 23

Youth Music Incubator Fund

Grants of £5,000 to £30,000 are available to businesses, collectives, and not-for-profits working in the music industries.

Deadline: 24 / 03 / 23

The Big Blast! Brass Band Workshop


Deadline: 12pm 25 / 03 / 23

Powering Up Wales Events

Two FREE events for Wales-based Black music creators and industry professionals!

Deadline: 15 & 25 / 03 / 23

Music Industry 101 - Funding Opportunities

Aisha Kigwalilo and Natalie Jones host a roundtable discussion on funding opportunities.

Deadline: 6pm 27 / 03 / 23

Sound and Music Summer School

The Sound and Music Summer School is a residential course that gives you the opportunity to explore your musical creativity over six days at The Purcell School. Whether you create in a DAW, with a band, use notation, improvise or are curious about experimenting with creating music, we will support you to bring your creative ideas to life with the guidance of expert tutors from a range of musical genres.

Deadline: 11.59pm 27 / 03 / 23

National Open Youth Orchestra - Cardiff

National Open Youth Orchestra (NOYO) is for young people aged 11-25, disabled or non-disabled. Applications for an audition to join NOYO are now open for 2023!

Deadline: 31 / 03 / 23

Volunteering & Opportunities at Green Man Festival

Applications to volunteer or work on the bars at Green Man 2023 are now open.

Deadline: 31 / 03 / 23

Young Songwriting 2023

The Young Songwriter Competition is for both aspiring young songwriters who already have some experience as well as young people who want to write their first song.

Deadline: Midnight 31 / 03 / 23

Breakout Festival - Free Music Workshops and Festival for Young People

RecRock is hosting FREE Easter music workshops for young people in RAP/SPOKEN WORD, MUSIC PRODUCTION, ROCK SCHOOL, SONGWRITING and MORE!

Deadline: 05 / 04 / 23

Future Talent Applications now open

Future Talent Junior and Development Programmes support young musicians from low-income backgrounds across the UK with development opportunities such as workshops, masterclasses and performances, and financial assistance towards musical costs.

Deadline: 11 / 04 / 23

Postgraduate Bursaries for Composers

Up to five Vaughan Williams Bursaries, of £6,000 each, will be awarded annually to talented students who have been accepted on their first taught Masters’ courses in composition.

Deadline: 14 / 04 / 23

Tŷ Cerdd Lottery Funding

Tŷ Cerdd distributes Lottery funds on behalf of Arts Council of Wales, to help organisations develop music-making of all genres in communities around Wales. Apply now for Create, Engage & Inspire strands.

Deadline: 5pm 19 / 04 / 23

National Youth Arts Wales seeks young trustees

National Youth Arts Wales are recruiting for young trustees to join their Board.

Deadline: 28 / 04 / 23

Green Man Rising open for applications

Green Man Festival annual band competition about finding headliners of the future.

Deadline: 30 / 04 / 23

Music Futures Trainee Producer

National Youth Arts Wales wishes to recruit a part-time Music Futures Trainee Producer to join the National Youth Arts Wales team for 9 months to help produce and deliver music projects. 

Deadline: 12pm 05 / 05 / 23

Brwydr y Bandiau 2023

A partnership between the National Eisteddfod (Maes B) and the BBC, to discover new Welsh language contemporary music talent. 

Deadline: 05 / 05 / 23