Subject: U.S. State Dept's American Music Abroad
2013-2014 Season Open for Applications
American Voices Now Accepting Ensemble Applications To Tour
With U.S. Department of State's American Music Abroad Who/What: American
Voices, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of
Educational and Cultural Affairs, is now accepting ensemble applications
for the American Music Abroad 2013-2014 touring season. To represent the
full spectrum of the American musical landscape, musical ensembles from
across the United States that specialize in Hip Hop, Rock & Roll,
Jazz, Country, and other American roots music including but not limited
to Native American, Latin, Afro-Caribbean, Blues, Bluegrass, Cajun,
Gospel and Zydeco are invited to apply for this international exchange
program. The American Music Abroad program offers the opportunity to
conduct musical exchange tours abroad, particularly to countries not
often visited by American musicians, to foster cross-cultural engagement
and understanding. When: January 18, 2013: Application deadline 5pm PST
February 8, 2013: Announcement of up to 40 ensembles invited to live
auditions. March 21-26, 2013: Live Auditions. April 9, 2013: Announcement
of 2013-14 American Music Abroad finalists. Where: More information and
applications for the 2013-2014 tours are available at
http://exchanges.state.gov/cultural/ama.html Musicians inquiring about
applications can call 314-732-1323 ,
email: ama@... or Skype: americanmusicabroad Background:
American Music Abroad engages with people across the world through music.
Working in partnership, American Voices and the U.S. Department of
State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will produce a series
of month-long, multi-country cultural exchange programs for approximately
10 ensembles drawn from a wide variety of American musical genres.
Through public concerts, interactive performances with local musicians,
lectures and workshops, the American Music Abroad program builds on
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's vision of "smart
power" diplomacy, which embraces the full range of diplomatic tools
- in this case music - to bring people together and foster greater mutual
understanding. For More Information: American Voices: Paul Rockower, 301-875-8319 or
paul.rockower@... U.S. Department of State: Anna Griffin, 202-632-6452 or
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