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|The John D. Robb Graduate Music Assistantship at the University of New Mexico was established in the Spring of 2000 to support the preservation and improvement of the John D. Robb Archives of Southwestern Music and the Robb manuscript collection at the Center for Southwest Research at UNM. Students interested in pursuing a Masters in performance, music education, theory and composition, music history, conducting, or piano accompaniment at the University of New Mexico are encouraged to apply.|
Proposals made by individuals or organizations to the John D. Robb Musical Trust must fulfill one or more of the following criteria:
Proposals will be judged on the basis of how closely the intended project represents the goals of the John D. Robb Musical Trust, as stated in criteria A. and B. above.
Proposals will also be evaluated on the quality of the project. Clarity of intent and overall plan stated in the proposal, management of project components, qualifications of participating parties, methods for evaluating success of project and proposed outcome or impact will all be considered.
All grant recipients are required to submit a final written report on the expenditures of grant funds and on the results of the supported project. Any funds not used for the specified purpose of the grant must be returned to the John D. Robb Musical Trust Committee with an explanation of why funds were not used. No funds should be diverted to other uses unless approved by the Robb Trust.
Guidelines for Proposals
Please submit three (3) copies each of the following information:
Procedure to follow if your grant proposal is approved
A typewritten request for funds must be submitted no later than 90 days before the funds are needed.
copies of the printed concert program,
including the date and location of the performance(s), must be submitted
Printed programs must include a bio of John D. Robb and all programs and PR materials must include the following statement: Partial funding for this program provided by the John D. Robb Musical Trust, at the University of New Mexico.
Submit a detailed typewritten report within 60 days to the John Donald Robb Musical Trust Committee following the final concert(s) and/or project completion date. Include the following information:
Past Projects Funded
The Trust supports and coordinates performances of Robb's music and the work of other composers in a variety of venues and with a variety of artists, ie: UNM's Annual Composers Symposium; the Corrales Arts Council Music Series; colleges and universities throughout the region and country; private and community recitals and faculty concerts, among others.
The Bella Cosi String Quartet, UNM women's chorus, Las Cantantes, the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, pianist, Tatiana Vetrinskaya, and the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (PRNSO) are among some of the artists that have recently performed Robb's work.
The Trust encourages and welcomes requests for funding for projects, concerts, research, etc. that support the mission and goals of the Trust. Some of the projects funded in the last few years include: a regional and national tour to introduce the piano music of John Robb to new audiences; the transfer of field recording tapes to CD format to preserve the Robb folk archives; a music coordinator position to research and create an authentic musical score using the Robb folk archives for TVI's educational CD-ROM project, New Path into New Mexico's Past; Las Cantantes' Stepping Westward CD, which includes the choral arrangements of Robb's Two Trios, Opus 57; and others.
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