VIC - Melbourne Prize for Music 2016

As one of the most valuable music prizes in Australia, entries in the Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 & Awards are now open.

With a prize and award pool over $130,000 in total, all music genres are eligible. In addition to the $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Music 2016, the $30,000 Outstanding Musicians Award 2016, and the $16,000 Development Award 2016, two exciting new categories are offered, which include the $25,000 Beleura Award for Composition 2016 and the $20,000 Distinguished Musicians Fellowship 2016.

Performers and composers can apply or be nominated. Open to Victorian residents only. Public voting for the $4,000 Civic Choice Award 2016 commences on 6 September when the finalists are announced.

Entry Guidelines and online entry form available at www.melbourneprize.org. Entries close 5pm, 11 July 2016.


Event Calendar

Feb

22

A workshop presenting practical tips and tricks for self-care in the creative industries.

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Feb

22

Entries close 22 Feb! Final extension. Songwriters worldwide are invited to enter to go into the running for a first place cash prize of $50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG.

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Feb

22

Presented by the City of Canning, Libraries Are Loud will see libraries throughout Canning transformed into spaces for inspiration and creativity, proving they’re much more than just places to be quiet. Bentley Library will host this workshop in partnership with WAM.

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Feb

23

The purpose of this course is to encourage, enthuse and assist music educators in building a sequential, developmental aural based program 7-10 and provide them with new ideas that can be incorporated into their teaching programs.

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Feb

25

The Music Industry Pathways program offers the opportunity for young and/or emerging performers and industry practitioners to be teamed up with an established music industry professional to gain advice, get hands-on training and experience, and learn more about the career opportunities that exist within the industry.

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