NUMUS Emerging Curator Competition 2022

Have you ever wanted to be an Artistic Director?

Do you have great ideas for concert performances that you’d like to curate?

NUMUS is seeking submissions to its fifth annual Emerging Curator Competition, open to artists up to a maximum age of 29 or current undergraduate students of post-secondary institutions (any age) or individuals who completed undergraduate programs within the last 2 years (any age). The winner will curate a concert in NUMUS’ 2022-2023 concert season, to be presented on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at the KW Little Theatre in Waterloo. Winners will receive a curatorial fee of $1,000 and financial support from NUMUS in the amount of $2,000 to cover programming costs such as artist fees, tech fees, and equipment rentals if applicable. Winners will also receive advertising and marketing support from NUMUS and mentorship from NUMUS’ artistic director.

NUMUS’ mandate and artistic vision is to foster and encourage new music and contemporary art forms, continually exploring new boundaries and facilitating new artistic ventures. We program, support, and promote composers, musicians, artists and communities, with a focus on Canadian and local new music. NUMUS actively advocates for and engages in community involvement, including partnerships with other arts organizations, local businesses, and educational facilities. We engage in many outreach activities, which connect our organization to younger members of our community.

Submit your application by or before Friday, December 9. 2022