RI Foundation announces fellowships for music composition

The RI Foundation announced their triennial music composition fellowships, now accepting applications through September 1 for these $25K grants. If you're a Rhode Island composer or know someone who is, read on.

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce applications for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships are being accepted online now through September 1. The 2011 fellowships will be in music composition.

The Robert and MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund, established at the Foundation in 2003, provides up to three $25,000 artist fellowships each year, rotating among composers, writers, and visual artists on a three-year cycle. In all three disciplines, the fellowships are awarded to emerging and mid-career Rhode Island artists whose work demonstrates exceptional creativity, rigorous dedication, and significant artistic merit.

Read complete guidelines and eligibility information at Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships.

If you have questions, please contact the Alliance of Artists Communities, which is managing the fellowship selection process, at info@artistcommunities.org or (401) 351-4320.

Editorial note: From a press release, obviously.