Adopt a Music Creator 2022 application form - music creators


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Adopt a Music Creator is run by Making Music in partnership with Sound and Music, funded by PRS Foundation and the Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust.

If you wish to be considered for the Adopt a Music Creator project please complete this form. If you would prefer to fill in a Word version of the application form, please contact Sally Palmer at form aims to be as user-friendly as possible while asking for the information that we require. If you have any queries regarding this form or require it in a more accessible format do not hesitate to contact the Making Music office on 020 7939 6030 or

The deadline for applications has been extended to 5pm on Wednesday, 6 October 2021.

Please note: Applications received after this date will not be considered.

We are looking for music creators who:

  • can demonstrate an understanding of collaborative approaches to composition
  • can demonstrate an understanding and some practical experience of working with a leisure-time group as music creator, performer, or conductor
  • have original and ambitious ideas
  • can identify why they want to take part now and how they would benefit from the scheme.

Before completing this form ensure that you satisfy the following criteria:

  • over 18 years old
  • not in full or part-time education
  • based in the UK for the duration of the project
  • have less than five years of non-continuous professional practice in the leisure-time sector.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to send us an example of a score and if shortlisted further will be invited to attend an interview in November 2021 via Zoom. Successful applicants will be asked to attend a launch day in London in January 2022. Applicants will also be asked to attend two music creator days run by Sound and Music: one in January 2022 and the other in June 2022. We will inform you of the dates as soon as they have been confirmed. Please ensure that you will be available for all these days.

Please read all the information before completing this application form.