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Development programmes

All of IMC's current programmes to support your development as a musician.

Create at The Cooler is a direct artist support to provide a suitable space where artists can develop their craft and practise together.

IMC is delighted to announce that The Space 2.0 will now take its place in its permanent home in IMC's new multipurpose space The Cooler @ The Complex in Smithfield, Dublin 7.

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An international educational programme supporting pre-teen and early teen girls in exploring improvisation and jazz music in a fun, supportive environment.
A creative commissioning and career development opportunity open to female composers.

Commission & Development Award 2020/2021 presented by Improvised Music Company (IMC) and Moving on Music (MOM) is open to Irish-born or resident female composers on the island of Ireland (North and South).

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The Navigator Jazz Residency programme collaborates with arts centres around the country.

It offers artists professionally remunerated time and space to develop and perform work with a deep sense of space, informed by community involvement.

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Fun-Size Jazz! is a performance and career developmental opportunity to create work for young audiences.

Developed in partnership with The Ark Children's Cultural Centre this opportunity allows musicians to develop their craft by learning how to devise material for, and working with, young audiences.

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