European candidates are invited to submit their applications 18/05/10
AKG are offering ten talented electronic music producers and students from across Europe the unique chance to take part in the first edition of the AKG Scholarship of Sound. They say that the Scholarship, taking place in Berlin in August 2010, will provide a life changing opportunity for participants to develop a greater understanding of sound, music production and audio engineering under the tutelage and guidance of highly respected artists, music producers and music professionals. Here's the details directly from AKG...
AKG, the manufacturer of high performance studio, broadcast and live sound equipment, has set-up the Scholarship of Sound to support talented young European artists and students by sharing the knowledge of industry pioneers and innovators and drawing inspiration from one of Europe's most culturally diverse cities.
The search for candidates opened early May, with students and producers invited to submit their applications.
The deadline for applications closes on 13th June, after which the applicants will be judged by an industry panel. The winning scholars will be announced on June 23rd with the scholarship, flights, accommodation and living expenses covered by AKG.
The lucky winners will take part in the scholarship from July 31st - August 7th at the Berlin AKG Studio. The students will enjoy audio workshops and mentoring sessions led by some of electronic music's leading artists and professionals, alongside the discovery of Berlin's most influential musical spaces.
The Scholarship Of Sound is a unique opportunity to work alongside highly respected music producers and music professionals, to develop a greater understanding of sound, music production, audio engineering and how to best develop a career based around your passion for sound & music.
The 10 finalists will receive the following:
Return flights to Berlin
Accommodation for seven days
AKG Sound experts learning sessions
Tutoring sessions with acclaimed audio engineers
Mentoring sessions with successful DJs and producers
Workshops hosted in partnership with music technology companies
Discovery of some of Berlin's most famous cultural institutions
Pricing and Availability:
Deadline for submissions: Sunday 13th June 2010