Josh Pyke Partners with APRA to provide mentorship and funding to unsigned musicians - MusicNSW

APRA and the Josh Pyke Partnership have joined forces to bring unsigned musicians a new and exciting opportunity.

The initiative includes mentorship and funding of $7500 to help grow the careers of unsigned artists. The mentorship will involve an initial meeting with Josh Pyke himself, Gregg Donovan from Wonderlick Entertainment and Stephen Wade from Select Music. These three music industry professionals will assist the artist in establishing a business plan, and then they will have a follow up meeting three months later.

Entry requirements:

-Australian Citizen of any age
-You must not have a signed contract with a recording or publishing company

To apply you be required to submit a one-page business plan that outlines where they intend to use the grant money. The plan, including a link to at least one song streaming online, should be emailed to

Applications close on Friday May 31st at 5.00pm and winners will be announced on Monday June 1st, 2013 on

For more information or to request the application specifications contact Kirti Jacobs at or 02 9935 7941. .