Applications Open: The Black Teaching Artist-In-Residence Program
The UniSound Steering Committee is pleased to announce the pilot year of its Black Teaching Artist-In-Residence (BTAR) program. The purpose of the program is to support the music practice and professional development of Black teaching artists in the Greater Pittsburgh area in a manner which aligns with the mission and goals of UniSound. The inaugural Black Teaching Artist-in-Residence will begin their term starting on February 1, 2021 and end on August 31, 2021, for a period of six months.
The BTAR will receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for a total of $6,000 for their participation in the program. Additionally, the BTAR will receive opportunities for professional mentorship, networking, and up to $2,000 in additional resources towards developing their artistic practice and career.
Do you know someone who might be interested in applying to the program? Please check out all the details here, including a link to the online application. The deadline to submit an application is 11:59pm on Friday, December 4, 2020.
Wednesday, November 18, 7:00pm ET – Join us for a live, virtual information session all about the BTAR program, via Zoom. To receive the link, send a quick email to firstname.lastname@example.org to register. If possible, we will post the session recording here on the within a couple days.