bespoken is a music mentorship program offering support to women in classical, contemporary, and jazz. Through one-on-one mentoring and group workshops, bespoken supports musicians who are interested in developing their skills, advancing their projects, and charting their own career path. 

Applications are now closed. Applications for our next round will re-open in December. The upcoming deadline to apply for our next quarter is Friday, January 24, 2020 5pm EST. If selected, there is a 4-month minimum requirement.

Upcoming quarter: February - May, 2020. There is no fee to apply.
 
You are eligible to apply if you are:
  • A musician, composer, and/or administrator who self-identifies as female, non-binary, trans, or gender non-conforming
  • Able to make a commitment to one mentoring session per month (1 hour) for duration of program
  • Working in the classical, contemporary, and/or jazz industries and passionate about building your career

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Are you currently enrolled in school or have you graduated within the past five years?

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* 3. If yes, please specify your degree(s) and years of study:

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* 4. Check what best describes you (check all that apply):

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* 5. Select what best describes your area of focus in the music industry (check all that apply):

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* 6. Select your top five areas of interest only:

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* 7. Please tell us about your interest in bespoken and having a mentor (500 words or less):

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* 8. How did you hear about bespoken?

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* 9. Demographic Information: 
bespoken seeks to understand the demographics of the individuals who apply for our program. Please indicate the primary way in which you identify.

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* 10. For grant purposes, what is your race?

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