Forté Project Opens 2019 Applications Early


Music development scheme the Forté Project has opened up contact early for anyone interested in being part of the programme in 2019. This will give the project organisers to meet, listen to and see acts that are potential candidates.

To be eligible candidates must be aged 16-25 years old and from Rhondda Cynon Taff, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale of Glamorgan or Caerphilly.

Forté aims to uncover and support the next bright young things in music emerging from South Wales. The programme is organised by the minds behind Young Promoters Network in co-ordination with SONIG Youth Music, Arts Connect and Arts Council of Wales.

The 10 chosen artists will work alongside assigned industry mentors who will support them on their journey at a critical point in their musical career.

The project is centred around key creative and career development support, which will improve chances of achieving successful, long-term professional careers.

Artists gain experience from songwriting workshops, industry related seminars, signposted opportunities, rehearsal space, recording sessions, bespoke audience, development support and a range of unique live opportunities throughout the year.

More information and to apply please visit the Forté Project website.

Liz Hunt