Grant DetailYoung Jazz Composer Awards
The Herb Alpert Foundation, a non-profit, private foundation established in the early 1980's, makes significant annual contributions to a range of programs in the fields of Arts, Arts Education and Compassion and Well Being. Its funding is directed toward projects in which Herb and Lani Alpert and Foundation President Rona Sebastian play an active role.
The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards are granted annually to encourage talented young jazz composers. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants must be under age 30 as of December 31, 2012. Applicants must submit a completed application form; an original score or chart of one composition accompanied by a CD indicating proper track (if applicable); biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. This program was initiated in 2002 and is supported by The Herb Alpert Foundation and The ASCAP Foundation Bart Howard Fund.
Grant link: http://www.ascapfoundation.org/programs/awards/herb-alpert-composer.aspx