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The Louisville Orchestra Announces Residency for 3 Composers-Apply Now

The Louisville Orchestra Creators Corps, is completely transcending traditional commissioning and composer-in-residence paradigms with a radically new model for collaborating with symphony orchestras in the 21st century. Each year, the orchestra will select three creators to move to Louisville and live in the Shelby Park neighborhood for at least 30 weeks, serving as staff members with an annual salary of $40,000, health insurance, provided housing, and a custom-built studio workspace.

Applications are due by May 2, and the three finalists will be publicly announced in mid-June. The residency begins on September 1.

Application is in the FREE, Tier 1 and Full versions of Songs That Work. Go to Contacts > Festivals & Contests,

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • March 23, 2022: Applications open

  • May 2, 2022: Application deadline

  • End of May 2022: Notification

  • August 2022: Selected residents begin relocating to Louisville

  • September 1, 2022: Residency period begins

For questions, please contact Jacob Gotlib, Creative Neighborhood Residency Program Manager, at or call 502.587.8681.


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