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The award was established to support the recording of original music across all genres by musicians/ singers/ songwriters resident in County Mayo. The Music Recording Assistance Grant consists of an award of up to €1000. Applications are assessed by an independent expert selection board appointed by Mayo County Council.
The award is aimed at assisting an individual or group who wish to record original music. In the case of choirs and orchestras evidence of originality must be demonstrated – this might be achieved through new arrangements etc. The award is for new recordings or work in progress. No completed and packaged CDs can be funded. Charity or fundraising recordings are not eligible. Applicants must be over 18 years of age.