European Young Artists' Award 2013
On the occasion of the 44th international jazz week from 12 to 17 March 2013, the interest group Jazz Burghausen e.V. in cooperation with the Stadt Burghausen is announcing the 4th European Young Artists' Award 2013.
This prize, which is awarded annually, has been created to actively promote promising young jazz artists.
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Combos of three or more musicians and big bands based in Europe.
Participants must not be older than 30 years (b. 1983 and after).
All varieties of jazz will be admitted.
The Prize Offer
The award is endowed with prize money of € 15,000,
which consists of a
€ 5,000 cash prize and € 10,000 in promotions
tailored to the respective band‘s requirements, be it the production and distribution of a CD or a made-to-measure promotion or coaching package.
Prof. Joe Viera, Management
Artistic director of the International Jazz Festival Burghausen.
Director of the Center for Contemporaty Music, Burghausen.
Editor for jazz and classical music at Bayerischer Rundfunk broadcasting corporation, Munich.
Journalist and music critic (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Jazz thing, Jazzzeitung and
others), and author.
Author for Jazz thing, freelance journalist.
The closing date for applications is September 14, 2012. Only applications which have been completed in full and have been received by the above-mentioned date will be considered.