IMC seeks new board members
Improvised Music Company is seeking to appoint new members to its Board of Directors, to assist us in the vibrant development of creative improvised music in Ireland. We are particularly seeking candidates with corporate sector, fund-raising development experience, candidates with charitable organisation and non-profit experience, or candidates with strategic and business planning experience, however we welcome applications from any candidates who feel they have other skills to advance IMC’s mission.
Your thoughts on returning to live music
We'd love to hear thoughts from our wonderful audience on returning to live music! If you can, please take 30 seconds to answer a few very quick questions to help us as we plan for getting back to live music. Thank you!
Seeking interest in ESB/Business to Arts Brighter Futures Fund
Improvised Music Company are seeking expressions of interest from artists who are interested in applying in partnership to ESB / Business to Arts’ Brighter Future Arts Fund - deadline: 8th September 2021.
IMC’s Creative About Music Podcast returns with a season of Blind Date Jazz
Improvised Music Company’s Creative About Music Podcast is back from Monday 2nd August, with a season of seven musical blind dates, bringing our Blind Date Jazz series into a purely audio experience. The series brings listening and creative improvisation into focus, with pairs of Ireland’s leading improvisers coming into the studio to create an exciting, new, musical conversation.
Neither musician has any idea who they are playing with.
Improvised Music Company seeks Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)
Improvised Music Company are seeking an experienced and motivated Marketing Manager to join our small team for a fixed period of maternity cover. This role is a core part of a small team working closely together, but largely remotely, in delivering our broad-ranging programme of engaging digital content, live music events and artist development projects and activities.
OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS Q&A - Izumi Kimura, Cora Venus Lunny & Anthony Kelly on ‘Folding’
Folding is the new vinyl LP and CD of collective compositions featuring piano by Izumi Kimura, violin & viola by Cora Venus Lunny and field recordings by Anthony Kelly. The wonderfully nuanced music of Kimura and Lunny folds with immersive field recordings by Kelly to form a sonically rich response to the coastal townlands of Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland. The three artists shared some of their experiences with us on creating and developing this work and their approaches.
IMC Navigator Jazz Residencies: Cormac McCarthy in residence at An Grianán, Letterkenny
IMC is pleased to announce the second in a series of four ‘Navigator’ jazz residencies taking place in 2021, which will see pianist and composer Cormac McCarthy in residence at An Grianán Theatre in Letterkenny this July. The Navigator Jazz Residency programme, in collaboration with arts centres around the country, offers artists professionally remunerated time and space to develop and perform work with a deep sense of space, informed by community involvement.
Hugh Buckley live from The Source Arts Centre
IMC's Navigator Jazz Residency programme, in partnership with The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, welcomed Irish jazz guitarist Hugh Buckley to Tipperary for 10 days during April-May 2021 to develop his solo work, write new music and engage with the local scene. Enjoy Hugh's unique arrangement of 'Rainy Days & Mondays' by The Carpenters, filmed live onstage at The Source Arts Centre on the final day of the residency.