Residency Dates: October 13, 2019 - November 02, 2019
Application Deadline: June 02, 2019

Larry Mitchell is a Grammy award-winning producer, engineer and performer who has toured the world playing guitar with well-known artists including Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé. In his original compositions, Larry skillfully weaves guitar textures that showcase his virtuosity as a solo artist and ensemble player.

As an artist, he has released 8 solo records and won a San Diego Music Award for best pop jazz artist.

As a producer-engineer, Larry has won 26 New Mexico Music Awards in various categories from pop, adult contemporary, rap, rock, country and Native American. He won a Grammy Award for producing, engineering and performing on “Totemic Flute Chants” by artist Johnny Whitehorse, who is better known as Robert Mirabal of Taos Pueblo.

Larry is currently touring with his own trio as well as with Native artists Shelley Morningsong, Dawn Avery, Joy Harjo and Robert Mirabal.

He has many long-standing endorsements and relationships with companies such as Ibanez Guitars, D’Adarrio Strings, D’Marzio Pickups, Tech 21 NYC, Cord-Lox, Dava Picks, Antares Tech, Sennhieser Wireless Systems, Pro Bag Gigbags, Majik Box, Fractal Audio, Morrow Audio and now with Knaggs Guitars and Godin Acoustic Guitars.

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Residency Statement

Although my music is instrumental, most of the music I produce is Singer Songwriter, Country, Pop, Rock gospel, contemporary Christian etc., all genres are welcome to apply.

We will meet both individually and as a group to exchange ideas and discuss issues related to creativity, including performance, imagination, individuality, collaboration and craft.

We will have recording equipment available to record your work. I will share my music production process, from mics and effects, to building tracks that move the listener.

(FYI – ACA has a drum kit and 2 baby grand pianos. Contact ACA for more details.)

Application Requirements – Application Deadline extended to June 2, 2019

  1. A Letter of Intent; please include your residency goals, artistic interests, musical focus and instrument(s) you play. Please also indicate your level of experience with music technology (not for selection purposes). (.doc, .docx, .pdf)
  2. A brief biography (one-page max)
  3. Please submit up to 15 minutes (total) recordings/video of works – or clearly indicated excerpts of works. (.mp3, .mp4) And one or two scores or lead sheets if available (.jpg, .pdf). You can also include links to videos on YouTube, Vimeo or your personal web site. (.doc, .docx, .pdf) Please note – no one file can be larger than 10MB.

Residency Fee: $900

Includes a $100 administration fee, weekday meals and housing; does not include artist materials, transportation, or weekend meals.

Scholarships / Financial Assistance

Only accepted Associate Artists may apply for financial assistance.

For details, please visit the master artist details page.

Application fee: $25 

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