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Open call

Win a concert at the Grachtenfestival in Studio150!

Are you a young musician with a challenging idea that we are looking for? And do you want to play at the famous Grachtenfestival this coming summer? Then do not hesitate and apply for this open call. The Grachtenfestival is collaborating with Amarte Studio Concerts and will organize four concerts both live and online on the 14th and 15th of August. The concerts will take place at Studio 150, which is a beautiful concert hall in the lively area of Amsterdam-Noord and has outstanding recording and streaming equipment. Also, the venue has a beautiful Steinway grand piano. 

Who? Professional, or at a Dutch Conservatory studying musicians, with a maximum age of 31.

What? We are looking for unique collaborations between musicians and interesting crossovers between two or more musical genres. Be inspired by classical music and jazz from all over the world.

How? Send your idea (with a maximum of 200 words), a recent recording and your biography before the 5th of June to A jury of three musical experts from the classical, jazz and world music scene will review the submissions and select a maximum of four concepts.

Which musicians or ensembles will be selected for these (payed) concerts will be announced on the 12th of June.

The open call is closed! The selected artists will be announced by June 12th.