Double Bar!

After about a year and a half of on-again-off-again composing, I finally put a double bar on Only Air yesterday afternoon! As with most of my works, the ending was informally finalized ages ago (that is, definitely decided upon but not written down), so it’s...

No JFund this time

Well this was not how I wanted to start my week. Because I’m impatient, and because I happened to see on Google+ last week that the JFund applications were being reviewed, I checked out the American Composers Forum website this afternoon to see if the grant...

More grant writing

I spent some time yesterday reworking the JFund materials for MAP. The changes will be more substantial than I first anticipated, but not overwhelming by any means. MAP provides a 7-point list of suggestions for writing the Letter of Inquiry, which I’m hewing to very...

Back on track

Fundraising for Only Air stalled briefly, but is back in full-swing as of this afternoon. After the briefest of misunderstandings with The Field late yesterday afternoon, I’m set up on the MAP Fund’s site, and will be submitting my Letter of Inquiry materials for...

Into the breach!

As of this afternoon, I’ll be in good standing once again with The Field, so I’ll be able to reapply as soon as my 12-month funding report is processed. I’m slightly nervous about The Field’s $250 fee, but only out of fear of not getting anything from the MAP Fund....

Finally: the Only Air announcement

I got some great feedback from ISU Devo yesterday – they’ve got some grants that they can point me to, which is awesome. They’re researching them further, and will send me the info soon. Plus, they think the project is “highly fundable”, which makes me quite...