One Beat 2019

OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship, where innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects designed to make a positive impact on local and global communities. OneBeat brings together emerging musical leaders from around the world to collaboratively create original work and to develop a global network of civically engaged music initiatives. An initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music as a potent new form of cultural diplomacy.


Deadline:            Applications are due by 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time, USA) Dec 21, 2018.

Notification:      Applicants will be notified of the review panel decision by the end of March, 2019.

Program:             OneBeat 2019 will take place Fall 2019.

Application:       Applicants should plan to write about their musical background and interests as well as future projects and goals. Applicants will be asked to submit 3-5 samples of their solo and collaborative work (both audio and video are accepted).


Contact:               If you have questions please contact