Call for Artists

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society (VICFS) is inviting established and emerging QTBIPOC artists with a focus on musicians and spoken word to apply for the Future Music Residency to develop performances appropriate for young audiences.

The VICF is looking for new, exciting voices to share with its young audience that reflect the world we live in and the diverse talents of local musicians. We are focusing on individuals and duos for this call.

The Future Music Residency provides the opportunity to enhance your music career by developing a show for young audiences, gain industry knowledge and assets, record and perform. You will receive mentorship from Rup Sidhu and other Apparatus artists.

Artists will receive with the following:


Please send us a short letter outlining why you would like to participate in this mentorship program along with any links to previous work and/or any quality of recording.

The deadline is January 21st, 2021 and the program will take place between February to June 6, 2021

Contact Name: Katharine Carol
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