The Roundhouse: Talent Development Fund 2020
The Roundhouse is widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading music venues. In addition, it offers unparalleled cross-arts creative opportunities to over 6,000 young people every year. The Roundhouse has significant experience in supporting and developing young artists, and allowing young people to realise their potential through creativity.
The Roundhouse exists to help young people to realise their potential through creativity – engaging with over 6,000 11-25 year olds annually through creative projects across music, performing arts and media, to enable them to learn new skills or develop artistic talents.
2020 – 2021:
The year-round Roundhouse Rising Programme consisting of the Rising Sounds Project, Music Industry Insight Days, Rising Presents and The Rising Festival in October 2020.
Music creators on the Rising Programme are aged 18-25 and typically emerging artists who are at the start of their careers. The Programme represents a range of genres and musical styles (e.g. grime, electronic, acoustic, rock, jazz, R&B, folk etc.) from music creators UK wide.
The year-round programme consists of four initiatives. These are:
• The Rising Sounds Project, pairing unsigned acts with producers;
• Rising Presents, gigs during the year for emerging artists;
• Music Industry Insight Days and Music Masterclasses; and
• Rising Festival in October.