Music Exchange Program OneBeat

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.

An initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music as a potent new form of cultural diplomacy.

OneBeat 11 will take place April – May, 2023.

OneBeat 12 will take place September – October, 2023.

Applications are due by September 2, 2022 5:00 PM EDT via OneBeat webpage: