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22 May 2012

Soundstream launches 2012 National Young Composers Award

Soundstream launches 2012 National Young Composers Award

Soundstream: Adelaide New Music Festival has launched the 2012 National Young Composers' Award, open to Australian composers 30 years and under.

There are 2 Awards in the form of commissions, valued at $5000 and $2000, with a People's Choice Prize of $1500, sponsored by Winston Music. All finalists' domestic airfares and accommodation will be covered by the Soundstream: Adelaide New Music Festival, and the Finals Performance will take place on Saturday October 13th as part of the Festival, to be performed by Soundstream Collective.

These awards are a welcome addition to the landscape of opportunities for composers, and with the launch of the Soundstream Collective Ensemble in 2011 (supported by the University of Adelaide), add further momentum to the festival and its reach.

Applications close on Monday June 18th, 2012.
For more information go to:
Enquiries: competition@soundstream.org.au
Website: www.soundstream.org.au

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The Australian Music Centre connects people around the world to Australian composers and sound artists. By facilitating the performance, awareness and appreciation of music by these creative artists, it aims to increase their profile and the sustainability of their art form. Established in 1974, the AMC is now the leading provider of information, resources, materials and products relating to Australian new music.


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