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20 February 2012

Carl Vine wins Bernard Heinze Memorial Award

Carl Vine Image: Carl Vine  

Carl Vine has won the 2012 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award, presented annually by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and the Friends of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) for 'outstanding contribution to music in Australia'. Vine received his award on Saturday (18 February) during the MSO's concert at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

Previous recipients of the award include composers Brett Dean and Peter Sculthorpe; conductors Richard Bonynge, Simone Young and John Hopkins; pianist Stephen McIntyre; singer Yvonne Kenny; horn player Barry Tuckwell; violinist Richard Tognetti; and music educator Sir Frank Callaway.

Sir Bernard Heinze was one of the major pioneers of orchestral musical life in Australia. He was also the Ormond Professor of Music at the University of Melbourne for 31 years.

AMC resources

Carl Vine (AMC profile)

Further links

'Composer Carl Vine wins Bernard Heinze Memorial Award' - University of Melbourne website.
www.carlvine.com - Carl Vine's website

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