The Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester) invites applications for grant funding to study ensemble innovation in the 21st century. The Center seeks to understand and promote the success of creative, artist-centered ensembles that reflect new models of artistic programming, organizational structure, and operational sustainability. There is no restriction on who may apply. Grants range from $500-$2,000 (or more). Applications are due October 1, 2019; notification by November 1, 2019.
Full details on the grant program here.
Previous grants for research support have been awarded to:
The Aesthetics of “Indie-Classical”: Music in the Age of Post-Postmodernism
Anna Reguero (Stamford, CT)
Hipster Opera: Research on The Industry
Megan Steigerwald Ille (St. Louis, MO)
Indy Classical: Hip Consumerism and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/New Amsterdam Partnership
Natalie Farrell (Indianapolis, IN)
New Music Theater and the New Music Ensemble
Ryan Ebright (Perrysburg, OH)