Intercultural Music Residency

15 - 22 January 2019

Spazju Kreattiv - Valletta, Malta


The 7-day residency will consist of morning and afternoon sessions. Participating musicians will be collaborating with musicians from the Mediterranean.


Wind, brass and string musicians, singers (any style including pop, jazz, classical, folk, etc.), and għannejja (Maltese traditional singers/poets) are eligible to apply. Piano and guitar are not required for this residency.


Performances of work created during the residency will take place on Tuesday 22nd January at Spazju Kreattiv Theatre, Valletta (Malta).



  • Participants must be proficient and able to improvise.

  • They are expected to have an artistic personality and a good level of musical improvisation and/or composition (oral or written) of any repertory without limit of style. Musicians should be interested in ensemble playing and the artistic encounter with musicians of other musical cultures.

  • Professionals, amateurs, and students are eligible to apply.



Applicants that reside in Malta need to complete the registration form online.

Applicants that do not reside in Malta will be required to send video recordings of their performance as follows:


Complete the registration form online and add your 2 video links:

  • 1 video recording of an interpretation of a piece from the musicians’ field (jazz standard, traditional tune etc.)

  • 1 video recording of a personal improvisation or composition

Applicants that do not reside in Malta will be responsible to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.


Deadline for applications: 31 December 2018

Successful applicants will be contacted by 7 January 2018.