OneBeat returns for its sixth year, convening innovative musicians from every region of the world in the U.S. for an exhilarating month of performances, discussions, interactive music-making events, and more. OneBeat grew out of a notion that musical collaboration is a uniquely powerful way to connect people across political and cultural barriers. OneBeat fellows are life-long ambassadors for their communities and cities; their combined voices create original works and projects that speak to audiences across the globe. OneBeat Fellows are selected not only on the basis of their musical talent, but also because of their leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and their impact as ‘youth influencers’. Fellows have organized more than 40 follow-on projects, events, workshops, and performances directly inspired by their participation. OneBeat alumni have been named TED fellows, Mandela Fellows, Glamour Woman of the Year, received Grammy’s, and been awarded an AEIF grants.
The OneBeat 2017 application period opens in January. Applications for OneBeat 2017 will be accepted starting January 9.
Online application can be accessed: http://1beat.org/apply/