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Call for singers

Talbot Rice Gallery is looking for singers to contribute to the production of a new site-specific work, co-commissioned by the Gallery and Edinburgh Art Festival for the 2021 programme.

The Gallery is looking for singers residing in Scotland who are natives of and fluent in the languages of the following EU countries: Czechia, Estonia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia.

While you do not have to be a professional singer to take part, performers will be required to sing a capella. Performers will be paid a fee in accordance with Musicians’ Union rates plus travel expenses to attend an hour’s recording session in Edinburgh (this will include rehearsal time).

To apply, please submit a completed application form along with a short recording of no longer than one minute of your unaccompanied singing voice. Simply using the voice recorder on your Smart phone will suffice. Kindly ensure file size of the recording is no larger than 5MB and in the subject line of your email, please include the language spoken.

Please send your submission to: melissa.macrobert@ed.ac.uk by Friday 22 January 2021.

Singers must be 18 years or over. For any further questions please do not hesitate to get in touch before submitting your application.

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