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Subject: Free Seminar at De La Warr Pavillion (Bexhill on Sea)

From: Mark Robertson <mark_at_majo_dot_demon_dot_co_dot_uk>

Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:28:48 +0000

X-Message-Number: 10

Professionalism - or death by a thousand qualifications?

Should artists working in schools be accredited?

Creative Partnerships Hastings and East Sussex are organising a series of

free seminars featuring high profile speakers exploring current issues

facing creative practitioners, teachers and individuals interested in

creativity and learning.

The first of these is being held on THURSDAY MARCH 22ND  in the restaurant

at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, from 5-7pm.

We have two speakers, Tony Fegan, Learning Director of the London

International Festival of Theatre, and Liz  Whitehead, Co-director of the

Fabrica Gallery in Brighton.

The event will be chaired by Philip Halstead, Director of the Hastings and

St Leonards Excellence Cluster.

After the speakers we will open the discussion to the floor and invite

contributions on the subject. Come along and have your say, watch the sun

set over the sea - and have free drinks and nibbles into the bargain!

Please RSVP as soon as possible to:

Sara Clifford, CPD Coordinator


01424 719 634

from ARTSJOBS Digest for Monday, March 19, 2007.

Subject: Rehearsal Pianist/Asst MD needed for community opera in Sussex
From: "susannah_dot_waters_at_virgin_dot_net" <susannah_dot_waters_at_virgin_dot_net>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:13:46 +0000 (UTC)
X-Message-Number: 8

Rehearsal Pianist/Asst MD needed for community opera in Sussex

Rehearsal Pianist/Assistant Music Director Needed in SussexThe Paddock, an
arts organisation based in Lewes, East Sussex, is looking for a Rehearsal
Pianist/Assistant Music Director for a new community opera by Orlando Gough
and Stephen Plaice, which will be performed in July 2007.  This is a very
exciting project, being mounted in partnership with Finnish National Opera,
and with subsequent performances taking place in Finland in the summer 2008.
The cast involves 12 professional singers, and a large community chorus of
30 adults and 40 children. We are looking for someone to work as a rehearsal
pianist and Assistant Musical Director for this project, with strong
repetiteur skills, an ability to lead the chorus when the conductor is not
able to be at rehearsals, as well as coach principal singers. The rehearsal
period will run from June 18th through July 7th, but you will also be needed
for some weekend and evening choral sessions in May and June before the main
rehearsal period begins. The fee for this position is 1,500. We would prefer
to use someone local to this area who has a good sense of humour and a lot of
energy!If you are interested in this position, please contact Susannah Waters at:
mailto:susannah_at_paddockproductions_dot_org_dot_uk  You can also find more information
about the project on our website,


Subject: Mela Work Placement
From: "Art Asia" <admin_at_artasia_dot_org_dot_uk>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:47:18 -0000
X-Message-Number: 9

Mela Work Placement

Volunteer Work Placement
15 hours (2 days) a week
16 April - 13 July 2007 (3 months)

An exciting opportunity for a Marketing or Event Management Student to
get first-hand experience of working in a small team to deliver a major

The 5th Southampton Mela Festival will be on Saturday 30th June 2007.
With 20,000 visitors last year, the festival has become one of
Southampton's key annual cultural events. Showcasing some of the best UK
South Asian entertainment, it will be an action-packed day with a huge
range of music, dance and fun activities.

Art Asia is looking for someone with excellent written and oral
communication skills; computer literacy; and experience of design
principles. An interest in South Asian culture would be an advantage.
The most important qualities for this post are an enthusiastic and
positive approach and a willingness to learn and take on new challenges.

To make the most of this fantastic opportunity you will need to be sure
that you can commit to the weekly hours required.

For an application form or for more information contact Art Asia, Suite
3, Fairways House, Mount Pleasant Road, Southampton, SO14 0QB, email:
mailto:admin_at_artasia_dot_org_dot_uk or call 023 8022 6212.

Art Asia welcomes applications from disabled people. Art Asia is an equal
opportunities employer.

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Friday 23rd March 2007

Interview Date: Monday 2nd April 2007

Emma Price
Arts Administrator
Art Asia
Suite 3
Fairways House
Mount Pleasant Road
SO14 0QB
Tel:-023 80226212
Fax:023 80220491  


Subject: Indian and African/ Caribbean walkabouts or street performers wanted (Croydon)
From: "Gunston, Jenny" <Jenny_dot_Gunston_at_croydon_dot_gov_dot_uk>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 13:58:58 -0000
X-Message-Number: 21

Croydon Summer Festival
Indian and African/ Caribbean walkabouts or street performers wanted.

Date: Caribbean Celebration July 14th
      Indian Mela July 15th

Specifically looking for experienced walkabouts or street performers who
are Indian / African / Caribbean and celebrating their culture in their
work. Performance would be 3 or 4 times at a family festival of about

Please send pictures and CV to  mailto:jenny_dot_gunston_at_croydon_dot_gov_dot_uk

Or call Jenny Gunston on 020 8726 6900 x61616

Thank you

Jenny Gunston
Croydon Summer Festival
T.  0208 760 5672
F.  0208 253 1032

Room B6
Croydon Clocktower
Katharine Street

Penny Allen  -    General Manager
Anthony John Allen - Chair of the board

Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 5114495 registered in Cardiff


89 Hollingbury Park Avenue, Brighton,  BN1 7JQ
Tel.  +44 (0)1273 541453
Fax. +44 (0)1273 554189