CEC ArtsLink is pleased to share with you the request for applications by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation for their OneBeat program. If you are interested in applying and have any questions, review the information below and write directly to Found Sound Nation at 1beat@foundsoundnation.org. The subject line should read “Application for OneBeat”. Please note that CEC ArtsLink does not administer this program and has no hand in the selection process.

Application Deadline: January 21, 2013.

OneBeat is an international music exchange that celebrates collaboration and social engagement through innovative people-to-people diplomacy. 25 musicians from 39 eligible countries will come together September 9 – October 6, 2013 in the U.S. to write, produce, and perform original music, and develop ways to make a positive impact on our local and global communities.

All costs will be covered for OneBeat Fellows, including travel and accommodations. Fellows will also receive a per diem and modest honorarium.

Eligibility, FAQS, Application »

One BeatSM is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation. OneBeat builds on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power” diplomacy. It embraces the use of a full range of diplomatic tools, including music, to bring people, especially youth, together for greater understanding.

CEC ArtsLink is proud to partner with Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation in promoting OneBeat.

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