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Jazz Road

Jazz artists from anywhere in the United States — take your music to places it’s never been with a grant from Jazz Road, a national initiative from South Arts. Jazz Road is an artist-centric touring and residency grants program to spread jazz throughout the country, strengthen work opportunities and compensation for jazz artists, and bolster […]

Music in the Trees

Music in the Trees Call for Adventurous Musicians DATE: August 17-18, 2023 TIME: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm each day Musicians in trees LOCATION: Belwin’s Red Pine Grove on Belwin’s Education Site next to the Hilltop Classroom PERFORMANCE SETS: Tree Stand Ensembles will play between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on a rotating basis. Each […]

ACF | create

The American Composers Forum (ACF) champions composers and other creative music makers, and boosts their careers with professional opportunities. ACF | create is an evolution of the Jerome Fund for New Music (JFund), which started in 1979. Through this program, ACF has made hundreds of awards and has helped launch many careers. ACF | create […]

Grant for Hennepin County Youth Arts and Music

The City of Minneapolis is seeking to partner with experienced artists and artist groups to apply for a Hennepin County grant for Youth Art and Music programming. The grant is for artists and artist organizations serving youth ages 24 and younger. PROGRAM DETAILS: Programming must be based entirely in Minneapolis. Artists from all disciplines and […]

2024 Auditions

Want to join Prairie Fire Choir? We’re looking for new voices! Auditions will take place on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 6–9pm at the Center for Performing Arts in Minneapolis. Spots will be available on a first come, first served basis via a sign-up form, which will go live on our website at (approximately) 7pm […]

Artist in Residence Program

During the 2023-2024 church year, Unity’s Artist in Residence program is seeking one musician or one musical group. This artist or group will perform in worship services on select Sundays, and may also collaborate with Unity’s choral program, religious education program, or other community programming. The selected artist or group will receive $3,000 to create, […]

McKnight Visiting Composer Residencies

The American Composers Forum is pleased to announce the 2024 McKnight Visiting Composers Residency Program. This program is made possible by the generous support of The McKnight Foundation. The Purpose of the ACF McKnight Visiting Composer Residencies The intent of the McKnight Artist and Culture Programs is to recognize and support artists and culture bearers […]

McKnight Composer Fellowships

Founded on the belief that Minnesota thrives when its artists and culture bearers thrive, the McKnight Foundation’s arts and culture program is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. Support for individual working Minnesota artists and culture bearers has been a cornerstone of the program since it began in 1982. […]


The IDEA Fund has been created to support choral activity with inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) goals. ACDA-MN recognizes the complexity of these issues and how they intersect with our mission. The following three areas were identified as of particular importance to ACDA-MN, and to use these funds to support these objectives: 1. Removing […]