Applications for the CMF Artist Programme are now open.

Those selected for the two-year scheme will start in September 2018, and will receive:

  • Mentoring from senior business-people through collaborations with City firms.
  • Artistic mentoring from established, acclaimed international players
  • A series of tailored professional development workshops and seminars; subjects include tax and financial management, networking, presentation skills, contracts and legal issues, agents, PR, social media, pitching to venues and festivals, and programming
  • Engagements in CMF-produced events, festivals and residencies
  • Promotional tools such as a new website designed and tailored to the artist’s requirements, high quality recording, and high quality photos, film and videos
  • Day-to-day access to the artist manager, who works like an agent to secure as many live concert bookings as possible
  • Help and support curating performances, which may include new commissions

The deadline for applications is 12pm on 30 April.