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EVENT : NSW - Tamworth Songwriter Speaks

APRA AMCOS invite you to join us for a special Songwriter Speaks during the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

OPPORTUNITY : QLD - Carol Lloyd Award closing

The prize includes a $15,000 grant to either record a full-length album or record and tour an EP. 

OPPORTUNITIES : ARIA Emerging Artist Scholarship - Entries Close

ARIA (the Australian Recording Industry Association) and Virgin Australia are excited to announce that submissions for the second ARIA Emerging Artist Scholarship are now open. The Scholarship is ...

Events

Coach Viv presents her Tune Out Your Inner Critic workshop.

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: American Express Music Grant

Australians love music. In fact, on average, more Australians attend live music gigs each year than sporting events. Yet despite this, small music venues, often the training grounds for emerging ...

EVENT : NSW - Music & Copyright Seminar

The music industry can be tricky to navigate without an understanding of copyright. Whether you work in artist relations, royalties, or as a songwriter or musician, copyright is essential for you! 

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Creative Mixing Masterclass w/ Jack Prest

Songwriter, mix engineer, producer and artist Jack Prest gives his unique insight into adding production and bringing a creative element to the mixing process. Equally at home working on festival ...

OPPORTUNITIES : EOI's Close: Women's Leadership Funding

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE Building on the significant developmental momentum achieved during #100daysforchange, Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Closing Date: Creative Koori Employment

Creative Koori aims to support and further develop NSW Aboriginal arts and culture. It works to meet the directions of the NSW Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Strategy (Stage Two: Connection, Culture, ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Closing Date: Creative Koori Employment

Creative Koori aims to support and further develop NSW Aboriginal arts and culture. It works to meet the directions of the NSW Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Strategy (Stage Two: Connection, Culture, ...

OPPORTUNITY : QLD - Closing Date: Access Arts

The Access Arts Achievement Award provides up to $10,000 in funding for Queensland artists, arts workers and producers with disability working in any art form to create, develop, present, produce, ...

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development

Project Assistance supports individuals and groups of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the creative development, production or presentation of new work. You can seek assistance ...

OPPORTUNITIES : Entries Close - QMA's and Billy Thorpe Scholarship

Celebrating our brightest emerging artists and established legends, the QMAs are a state-wide search for Queensland’s best music. Video & Song Entries Close Nov 12.  

OPPORTUNITY : Entries Close - PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission

The Commission promotes innovation and excellence in jazz composition, and is open to Victorian jazz composers under the age of 36. The Commission will award $10,000 for the creation and ...

OPPORTUNITY : Barcelona Music Summit 2018

Summus is a Latin word that describes the greatness of things. In our case, SUMMUS is a summit to celebrate the greatness of music. A place where experts from all around the music industry meet to ...

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: Music Works Grants

Music Works Quick Response Grants provide support to individuals, groups and organisations to cover immediate opportunities in Regional Activity,  Building Capacity (Professional Development) and ...

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: Marketing Grant

The Innovation in Marketing Fund provides one-off support for discrete marketing projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences, building brand awareness and increasing income for ...

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: VicArts Grant

Grant: The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria's artists and smaller arts companies.  It provides one-off support for discrete projects ...

OPPORTUNITY : Closing Date: Touring Victoria Grant

Grant: Touring Victoria provides support for Victorian arts and cultural organisations or professional creative practitioners  touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - This Must be the Place - Ballart

A series of free regional music industry professional development workshops aimed at providing local musicians and their community with a range of tools and valuable information behind social media ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - This Must be the Place - Torquay

A series of free regional music industry professional development workshops aimed at providing local musicians and their community with a range of tools and valuable information behind social media ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - This Must be the Place - Bendigo

A series of free regional music industry professional development workshops aimed at providing local musicians and their community with a range of tools and valuable information behind social media ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Indent Event Development Grant

MusicNSW is pleased to announce the Indent Event Development Grants Program for events in 2019. With two levels of funding, the grants support teams of young people who are interested in staging ...

OPPRTUNITY : AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship

The AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship Program is now in its 6th year, and matches emerging Australian managers with established and successful managers for a 6-12 month mentorship.

OPPORTUNITY : Nominations close Australia Council Awards and National Indigenous Arts Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Council Awards and the 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards.

OPPORTUNITY : 2019 Hatched Academy/Noisy Women Commission

2019 will see the sixth year of Ensemble Offspring's Hatched Academy - an emerging artist development program, designed to provide practical experience to the next generation of innovative young ...

OPPORTUNITY : 2019 Hatched Academy/Noisy Women Commission

2019 will see the sixth year of Ensemble Offspring's Hatched Academy - an emerging artist development program, designed to provide practical experience to the next generation of innovative young ...

OPPORTUNITY : Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Frank Rodi, APRA AMCOS Innovation & Electronic Music Specialist will be taking meetings with members, managers and electronic music industry representatives at Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) from ...

OPPORTUNITY : The Seed 2019 Applications Close

The re-invigorated workshop is back in 2019 with an expanded focus. Participants will meet with peers, facilitators and panelists in a dynamic workshop format which will include discussions with ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Indent Event Development Grant

MusicNSW is pleased to announce the Indent Event Development Grants Program for events in 2019. With two levels of funding, the grants support teams of young people who are interested in staging ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Darebin Live – Open Access Program 2018

Darebin Live – Open Access Program 2018Registrations open: Thursday 7 June 2018Registrations close: Friday 20 July 2018, 5pm

EVENT : NSW - EMC Play Applications Open

November 14 and 15, EMCPLAY LIVE will present showcases from Australia’s most exciting new live electronic acts at The Landsdowne. You can apply for EMCPLAY as an artist wanting to showcase, or you ...

EVENT : NSW - EMC Play Applications Open

November 14 and 15, EMCPLAY LIVE will present showcases from Australia’s most exciting new live electronic acts at The Landsdowne. You can apply for EMCPLAY as an artist wanting to showcase, or you ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - AIM Open Day

Wondering if you have what it takes to make it in the music industry? Come join us at our upcoming Open Days in August! We'll be running COMPLIMENTARY workshops, masterclasses and live performances.

OPPORTUNITY : AFTRS Open Day

The Australian Film Television and Radio School is searching for the next generation of great Australian Storytellers. Visit the School’s annual Open Day to learn about AFTRS 2019 Masters (in 10 ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Indent Event Development Grant

MusicNSW is pleased to announce the Indent Event Development Grants Program for events in 2019. With two levels of funding, the grants support teams of young people who are interested in staging ...

OPPORTUNITY : WA - Girls Rock

Girls Rock! is a week-long day camp that aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse people through music and education.

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Anna Laverty Production and Engineering Masterclass

In this exclusive Studios 301 Masterclass, Anna will provide insight into audio production and share her expertise about mixing techniques. 

OPPORTUNITY : 2018 The Age Music Victoria Awards Submissions Closing

The Age Music Victoria Awards is back for its 13th year in 2018, with what promises to be their biggest year yet, taking place during Melbourne Music Week in November. Don't forget to get your ...

EVENT : 2018 Albert H Maggs Composition Award

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music invites submissions for the 2018 Albert H Maggs Composition Award. This Award is provided as a commission for Australian composers for the creation of a musical ...

OPPORTUNITY : Toyota Star Maker 2019

Star Maker is an annual search for an individual star aged over 18 years that has the greatest potential to take advantage of the opportunities offered in the prize package. Applications close 1 ...

EVENT : 2019 Fairbridge Festival Artist Applications Close

Fairbridge Festival WA began as a little folk music festival 25 years ago and has since expanded into a 3-day event that hosts an array of music and performers. They're calling for performers and ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Upstart Singer Songwriter Award 2018

The UpStart Award is an annual grant of $10,000 to an emerging Victoria singer-songwriter. The award is funded by a music loving family in Melbourne and the winner will be decided by a panel of ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Rockin' The Puburbs 2018 Entries Closing

Pubs across NSW are on the look-out for the next big thing in live music with nominations for this year’s Rockin’ the Puburbs competition now open.  

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - MWF present Duets: Sarah Blasko & Ryan Downey

Indie-folk artist Ryan Downey’s voice speaks to the honey of Leonard Cohen and depth of Bill Callahan. He’s in conversation with singer-songwriter and chanteuse Sarah Blasko. This session is ...

OPPORTUNITY : Women In Music SYD - Music Publishing 101

This Women in Music Sydney event is on the hot topic of music publishing! It will be a panel style conversation that will cover everything you have ever wanted to know about music publishing. The ...

OPPORTUNITY : AFTRS Open Day

The Australian Film Television and Radio School is searching for the next generation of great Australian Storytellers. Visit the School’s annual Open Day to learn about AFTRS 2019 Masters (in 10 ...

OPPORTUNITY : AFTRS Open Day

The Australian Film Television and Radio School is searching for the next generation of great Australian Storytellers. Visit the School’s annual Open Day to learn about AFTRS 2019 Masters (in 10 ...

OPPORTUNITY : Project Aloft Star Competition 2018

Universal Music, Aloft Hotels and PedestrianTV are running a competition giving unsigned Australian musos the chance to win a record deal with Universal Music.

OPPORTUNITY : SA Music Awards 2018 Entries

The South Australian Music (SAM) Awards return this November and entries are now open, with the winners to be announced later this year at the annual presentation ceremony.Entires close August 12.

OPPORTUNITY : AU LGBTI Awards 2019 nominations

Australian LGBTI Awards nominations are open now! Nominate before 31 Dec 2018.

OPPORTUNITY : SIMA - 2018 Call For Composers

The Sydney Improvised Music Association with the support of APRA AMCOS is inviting applications from young composers to write a new work for a large (10-piece) jazz ensemble to be premiered at the ...

OPPORTUNITY : 2018 Screen Music Awards nominations close

APRA AMCOS and the AGSC are pleased to invite nominations for the 2018 Screen Music Awards, closing 17 July.

EVENT : NSW - Starting Ground Tamworth

Looking to fine tune your songwriting skills? Need tips on music production? Want to build your music industry knowledge? Join us at Starting Ground workshop. 

EVENT : VIC - Pat Pattison's Songwriting Workshop 2018

Pat Pattison Songwriting Workshop from 10am to 4pm at The Skylark Room on July 29. A world renowned songwriting tutor, Pat Pattison offers you a chance to gain insight into songwriting strategies of ...

EVENT : WA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : VIC - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : Expo Liaison + Giveaway

We have a double VIP pass that comes with the opportunity to watch Client Liaison and John Farnham from side of stage to giveaway! 

EVENT : Expo Liaison + Giveaway

We have a double VIP pass that comes with the opportunity to watch Client Liaison and John Farnham from side of stage to giveaway! 

EVENT : Expo Liaison + Giveaway

We have a double VIP pass that comes with the opportunity to watch Client Liaison and John Farnham from side of stage to giveaway! 

EVENT : Expo Liaison + Giveaway

We have a double VIP pass that comes with the opportunity to watch Client Liaison and John Farnham from side of stage to giveaway! 

EVENT : NT

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : NSW - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : SA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : SRP - Composers Competition 2018

The Society of Recorder Players is pleased to announce its first Composers Competition, adjudicated by Jonathan Dove. Four compositions will be short-listed in each category.

EVENT : QLD - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs with a little help from the team at APRA AMCOS. But there’s one catch – you have to submit your Performance Reports by 31 ...

EVENT : NSW - EMC Connect Sydney

EMC Connect gathers artists and industry friends in SYDNEY for a song writing workshop for artists, a close look at the current state of play in the electronic music sector and an industry ...

EVENT : WA - Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Changes Fest - Regional Participation Scholarship program 2018

Join researchers Dr Sandra Garrido and Professor Katherine Boydell in an interactive session to experience firsthand how music can affect your mood.

OPPORTUNITY : MusicNSW 2018 Opportunity Development Grants

MusicNSW - Opportunity Development Grant is now open

EVENT : VIC - Export Masterclass - Sounds Australia

This July, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA will host a series of export masterclasses around Australia with a particular focus on digital exporting. 

Music SA - Getting Signed Workshop 2018 : Music SA - Getting Signed Workshop 2018

Music SA, in conjunction with APRA AMCOS is very proud to announce the second of its annual and free workshops ‘Getting Signed’: The Role of the Record Label in 2018.

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Darebin Live – Open Access Program 2018

Darebin Live – Open Access Program 2018Registrations open: Thursday 7 June 2018Registrations close: Friday 20 July 2018, 5pm

EVENT : NT - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, and we're bringing in the experts for an assist.

EVENT : NSW - Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and MusicNSW at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax ...

EVENT : WA - Songwriter Speaks with Gina Williams

An evening of insight into the art of songwriting with Gina Williams

OPPORTUNITY : ARIA Music Teacher of The Year Award Nominations 2018

Nominations for the 2018 ARIA Music Teacher of The Year Award Sponsored by Telstra are now open

Prelude 2019 - Bundanon Trust : Prelude 2019 - Bundanon Trust

Prelude is a national residency program dedicated to supporting new works from Australian composers. Apply before Mon 16 July 2018. 

EVENT : NLA Creative Arts Fellowships 2019

APPLY NOW FOR A 2019 NLA CREATIVE ARTS FELLOWSHIP. Applications close 1 JULY 2018. 

EVENT : VIC - MBAS Blues Challenge

 2018 MBAS BLUES CHALLENGE SOLO/DUO & BAND Categories – BOTH WINNERS GO TO MEMPHIS! ENTRIES CLOSE 2 JULY 2018!

EVENT : SA - Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join us for a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

OPPORTUNITY : Bello Youth Mentorship 2018

Bello Winter Music Festival 2018 are running their 4th Bello Youth Mentorship program. 

OPPORTUNITY : FAME - Favourite Australian Music Experience

Favourite Australian Music Experience are on the hunt for short stories.

EVENT : VIC - Changes Festival 2018

APRA AMCOS members can get a 15% off full rate using the code MUSICTECHTALKSIDEAS.

OPPORTUNITY : Natalie Miller Fellowship closing

The Natalie Miller Fellowship invites women in the Australian screen industry to apply for its annual grant of up to $20,000, designed to recognise, nurture and empower the next generation of female ...

EVENT : QLD - Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join us for a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENT : NT - Songwriter Speaks with David Spry and Miranda Garling

An evening of insight into the art of songwritingDavid Spry and Miranda Garling discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a special Reconciliation Week event.

OPPORTUNITY : SA - Whyalla Recording Scholarship

In 2018 WRS expands its reach across regional S.A. in search of a young musical artist who will WIN an all-expenses paid audio/visual recording package and industry support to kick-start their ...

EVENT : VIC - What's the score

St Kilda Film Festival: Join Director John Sheedy (Mrs McCutcheon), Director Sophia Bender (Behind Barres) and Composer Tomas Parrish (Behind Barres) to their creative processes behind the original ...

EVENT : VIC - Get the best bang for your musical buck

This FREE filmmaker development program covers everything you need to know about making short films.

EVENT : VIC - Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and Music Victoria at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare ...

EVENT : VIC - Songwriter Speaks with Kutcha Edwards

An evening of insight into the art of songwritingAboriginal singer-songwriter Kutcha Edwards discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a special Reconciliation Week ...

EVENT : NSW - Songwriter Speaks with Leah Flanagan

An evening of insight into the art of songwritingAboriginal singer-songwriter Leah Flanagan discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a special Reconciliation Week ...

EVENT : QLD - Songwriter Speaks with Emily Wurramara and Luke Daniel Peacock

An evening of insight into the art of songwritingAboriginal singer-songwriters Emily Wurramara and Luke Daniel Peacock discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a ...

EVENT : SA - Songwriter Speaks with Nancy Bates & Glenn Skuthorpe

An evening of insight into the art of songwritingAboriginal singer-songwriters Nancy Bates and Glenn Skuthorpe discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a special ...

EVENT : WA - Music Industry Sundowner Session

Ready to take your show on the road? Do you have questions about touring locally and nationally?We will be joined by Natasha Shanks (The Little Lord Street Band) and Daniel White (Blue Child ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - The Big Picture: Free Filmmaker Development Program

St Kilda Film Festival's free filmmaker development program covers everything you need to know about making a short film, from inception to production and distribution.

EVENTS : NSW - Songwriter Speaks with Michael Burrows

Take a deep dive into music for advertisements. Come along for an evening of insight into the art and business of writing and composing music for advertisements. Brand Music: music for the ...

EVENTS : VIC - Songwriter Speaks with Michael Burrows

Take a deep dive into music for advertisements. Come along for an evening of insight into the art and business of writing and composing music for advertisements. Brand Music: music for the ...

OPPORTUNITIES : NT Song of the Year Awards - Nominations Close

The NT Song of the Year Awards are a celebration of some of the Territory's best songwriters and provides them with a national platform for recognition.

EVENTS : NSW - MMAD 10 week mentoring program

Aspiring artists aged between 13 and 24 can take part in a free 10 week music and mentoring program run by Musicians Making a Difference (MMAD) At Australian Institute Of Music, beginning on the ...

OPPORTUNITY : Round 4 Levi's Music Prize applications close

Artists who have performed on the official BIGSOUND line upbetween 2013 – 2017 are invited to apply via the BIGSOUND website. This is the last chance for artists who showcased in 2013.

EVENT : 2018 Screenrights Cultural Fund applications close

The ACC will be back on the road this year bringing our highly anticipated seminar series: Understanding Copyright to capital cities around the country.

OPPORTUNITY : Unsigned Only entries close

Unsigned Only 2018 has reopened entries for a special promotion! The GRAND SLAM promotion runs from May 8th to June 6th. Each week will offer a different promotion and bring unique opportunities and ...

OPPORTUNITY : Applications close for Folk Alliance 2019

Next year FAI is moving to Montreal in Canada. Applications are now open to play at one of the world's largest folk festivals and conferences. 

OPPORTUNITY : Applications close for BIGSOUND 2018

Taking place in Brisbane in September, it's your chance to play in front of music industry from Australia and around the world. Applications close May 10.

OPPORTUNITY : Applications close for Music Matters Live

Final call for artists for Music Matters Live 2018 in Singapore  - applications have been extended to 31 May

OPPORTUNITY : Applications close for BIGSOUND 2018

Taking place in Brisbane in September, it's your chance to play in front of music industry from Australia and around the world. Applications close May 10.

OPPORTUNITY : Applications close for BIGSOUND 2018

Taking place in Brisbane in September, it's your chance to play in front of music industry from Australia and around the world. Applications close May 10.

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Bundanon Trust Residency Applications close

In partnership with Bundanon Trust, Accessible Arts is offering up to five funded places for a one-week residency at the Bundanon property from 27 August to 3 September. Applications close 13 June.

EVENT : NSW - Feedback Conference for Young People

Feedback: A music conference for young people - a jam-packed day of music industry networking, talks and panels for 12-25 year olds. Located at the Vivid Ideas Exchange at the Museum of Contemporary ...

EVENT : QLD - SongMakers Professional Development Workshop Series

Led by Rai Thistlethwayte and Robert Conley, this hands-on, one-day workshop will fast-track your skills, boost your confidence and empower you to get creative with your students! Join us for this ...

EVENT : VIC - SongMakers Professional Development Workshop Series

Led by Rai Thistlethwayte and Robert Conley, this hands-on, one-day workshop will fast-track your skills, boost your confidence and empower you to get creative with your students! Join us for this ...

EVENT : VIC - SongMakers Professional Development Workshop Series

Led by Rai Thistlethwayte and Robert Conley, this hands-on, one-day workshop will fast-track your skills, boost your confidence and empower you to get creative with your students! Join us for this ...

EVENT : NSW - All Girl Electronic - Workshop applications close

Applications are now open for the upcoming stream of All Girl Electronic workshops happening from 12 June - 4 August! Closing 28 May.

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Women in Electronic Music Masterclasses

MusicNSW and FBi Radio are proud to present the Women In Electronic Music Masterclasses for 2018! Learn from the best in electronic music on May 12 & 19 at 107 Projects, Redfern.

OPPORTUNITY : Jacky Winter Gardens: Artist Residency Applications

Jacky Winter Gardens is a private guesthouse and creative retreat set amidst a half-acre of stunning gardens and natural bushland in Belgrave, Victoria. Whether you want a weekend away from the ...

OPPORTUNITY : Employment Opportunity: CEO at Multicultural Arts Victoria

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is seeking a skilled CEO to help build support for our multilayered cross art-form program for culturally diverse artists and communities. MAV provides vital ...

OPPORTUNITY : Room To Create Responsive Grants

The Room to Create Responsive Grant Program are quick response grants, intended to help creative spaces and live music venues stay in Yarra.

OPPORTUNITY : Palais Theatre Community Fund

The Palais Theatre Community Fund has been set up by Live Nation in partnership with the City of Port Phillip to provide enhanced benefits to the residents of St Kilda and the wider CoPP. 

OPPORTUNITY : Sally Isaac Memorial Scholarship Fund Award

Offered since 2009, the recipient of this award will be announced at the LGPro Women’s Network Dinner to be held on Thursday 26 July at Melbourne Park Function Centre.  The winner will be awarded ...

OPPORTUNITY : Pitching Your Music to Radio Workshop

Music Victoria have gathered some of the most influential broadcasters, presenters and programmers to provide insights and tips to Victorian artists and managers to help them make the most of radio ...

OPPORTUNITY : Information Session at Basement Discs

This is an information session for musicians introducing the City of Melbourne’s 2019 Annual Arts Grants Program

OPPORTUNITY : Pitching Your Music to Radio Workshop

Music Victoria have gathered some of the most influential broadcasters, presenters and programmers to provide insights and tips to Victorian artists and managers to help them make the most of radio ...

OPPORTUNITY : Tura New Music Presents: Louise Devenish

The delicate and the powerful collide when percussion meets experimental electronics when Tura New Music presents Louise Devenish’s national tour, music for percussion and electronics, in May.

OPPORTUNITY : Tura New Music Presents: Louise Devenish

The delicate and the powerful collide when percussion meets experimental electronics when Tura New Music presents Louise Devenish’s national tour, music for percussion and electronics, in May.

OPPORTUNITY : The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising

This one day workshop will provide you with the foundations of arts fundraising and development.

OPPORTUNITY : Eyes on the Road

Music SA, in conjunction with APRA AMCOS is very proud to announce the first of its annual and free workshops 'Eyes on the Road': A Guide to Effective Touring in Australia.

OPPORTUNITY : Clipped Music Video Festival

Submissions for this music video competition close 7 May. The CLIPPED music video competition aims to showcase and reward Australia and New Zealand’s best music video talent, awarding prizes (worth ...

OPPORTUNITY : Clipped Music Video Festival - submissions close

Submissions for this music video competition close 7 May. The CLIPPED music video competition aims to showcase and reward Australia and New Zealand’s best music video talent, awarding prizes (worth ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Australian Songwriters Conference

Learn the secrets of hit songwriting and career momentum from the best in the business over the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

OPPORTUNITY : Studios 301 - Tom Misner Masterclass

Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with Studios 301, Australia’s leading and longest running recording studios at the ONLY OPEN DAY to be held at our brand new facility.

OPPORTUNITY : Studios 301 - Tom Misner Masterclass

Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with Studios 301, Australia’s leading and longest running recording studios at the ONLY OPEN DAY to be held at our brand new facility.

OPPORTUNITY : Bush Bands 2018 Applications Close

The Bush Bands Bash and Bush Bands Business provide specifically selected Indigenous musicians from remote communities across Central Australia an opportunity to hone their music and performance ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Amplify 2018 Applications open

In 2018, AMPLIFY is open to early-career Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music event producers who live, work, study or play in the City of Darebin.

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Indie 101 presented with AIR

APRA AMCOS and AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) are teaming up for 'Indie 101', a series of events focusing on the self-releasing artist.

OPPORTUNITY : QLD - Indie 101 presented with AIR

APRA AMCOS and AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) are teaming up for 'Indie 101', a series of events focusing on the self-releasing artist.

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Indie 101 presented with AIR

APRA AMCOS and AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) are teaming up for 'Indie 101', a series of events focusing on the self-releasing artist.

OPPORTUNITY : Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship

This $15,000 grant is available for a teacher in preschools, primary and secondary schools or TAFE NSW institutes, to research teaching methods which promote Creativity and Innovation.

OPPORTUNITY : Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship

This $15,000 grant is available for a teacher in preschools, primary and secondary schools or TAFE NSW institutes, to research teaching methods which promote Creativity and Innovation.

OPPORTUNITY : Teaching Initiatives Program

Bank First is proud to present our Teaching Initiatives Program for 2018, offering grants to schools and preschools across Victoria for innovative learning ideas and programs.

OPPORTUNITY : Creative in Residence Program NT

Creative Koori Aboriginal Strategic Program funding is available for projects and employment that support a vibrant Aboriginal arts and cultural sector in NSW.

OPPORTUNITY : Creative in Residence Program NT

The Creative in Residence program offers support for three NT artists to take up a residency at a cultural venue as a professional development opportunity. Entries close 16th April. 

OPPORTUNITY : Audiocraft Podcast Festival

Makers and lovers of audio! This event is for you. Hear from a stellar lineup of radio and podcast superstars including Audible's Jesse Baker, ABC's Beverley Wang, Robert Smith (NPR's Planet Money), ...

OPPORTUNITY : EOI's Open Melbourne Music Week

Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is an annual, nine day music event presented by City of Melbourne. There are numerous ways to be a part of the official program. City of Melbourne invites individuals, ...

OPPORTUNITY : TRACKS

FBi Radio, Blacktown Arts and MusicNSW have banded together to bring you Tracks. A Music Industry Q&A and Showcase.

OPPORTUNITY : AMP's Tomorrow Fund

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. 

OPPORTUNITY : Participate in UTS music harassment research

The University of Technology Sydney is looking for participants from the popular music industries of Australia and New Zealand who are willing to confidentially and anonymously tell their stories of ...

OPPORTUNITY : ARIA Music Teacher of the Year in Conversation

Meet Renee McCarthy, the inaugural ARIA Music Teacher of the Year. If you believe in the importance of a great music and arts education, this conversation is not to be missed.

OPPORTUNITY : The People of a Music City

The third Australian Music Vault public talk will discuss Melbourne as a music city and the stories, memories and people that make it so.

OPPORTUNITY : Isabel Menton Composition Award

Australian Catholic University is pleased to announce the fourth annual Isabel Menton Composition Award for unpublished and previously unperformed choral works.

OPPORTUNITY : Rally to SAVE The Basement!

On Thursday 12 April 2018 from 4pm a statement will be made in the Upper House of the NSW Parliament calling on AMP Capital to save The Basement premises as a live music venue.

OPPORTUNITY : Make Music Day Australia

The Australian Music Association  invites cities, towns and places to celebrate Make Music Day, giving community members of all ages, creeds, and musical persuasions the chance to experience the joy ...

OPPORTUNITY : The Melbourne Sessions

The Melbourne Sessions is a full day of programming for emerging and mid-career songwriters and composers who want to dig a bit deeper artistically, further develop their skills, and make some new ...

OPPORTUNITY : Day On The Plain

A day long music festival featuring acts like The Eurogliders, Wendy Matthews, Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows, Glenn Shorrock, Richard Clapton, Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde. 

OPPORTUNITY : The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising

This one day workshop will provide you with the foundations of arts fundraising and development.

OPPORTUNITY : Umbrella: Winter City Sounds

Music SA’s Umbrella: Winter City Sounds returns with over 300 live music events which are expected to engulf Adelaide’s CBD and suburbs.

OPPORTUNITY : Rosemary and John Hopkins Award

The Rosemary and John Hopkins Award is for a conductor of any age, to assist with a youth or community music project.

OPPORTUNITY : Sound Advice: Industry Insight / Meet Your Maker

6pm // INDUSTRY INSIGHT & 7.15pm // MEET YOUR MAKERS Hosted by Nicholas Watts + some of the best in the ‘Gong for the networking session of your dreams.

OPPORTUNITY : Sound Advice: DIY Party Planner Workshop

A special ‘How-To’ Workshop for DIY parties, gigs and festivals! We’re putting Kat Dopper, Director of Heaps Gay, Jimmy Sherley of Strawberry Visions and a Wollongong City Council rep in the same ...

OPPORTUNITY : Bartók World Competition Composers

The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, the founder of the Bartók World Competition announces a prestigious  competition for composers to create solo piano pieces.  

OPPORTUNITY : Screen Composers - Information and Networking Event

Adam Gock and John Gray will be coming to Bangalow on the 11th of April to talk about how they developed their careers and current opportunities for screen composers in Australia. 

OPPORTUNITY : Late-Night Trading in Sydney Survey

We want to know your views on where and when late-night trading should happen in Sydney.

OPPORTUNITY : SCU Songwriting Masterclass: Bernard Fanning

The APRA AMCOS workshops entail interviews, stories and performance from exceptional musicians across a range of genres. Students gain inspiration and insight from knowledge gained about songwriting ...

OPPORTUNITY : SCU Songwriting Masterclass: Bernard Fanning

The APRA AMCOS workshops entail interviews, stories and performance from exceptional musicians across a range of genres. Students gain inspiration and insight from knowledge gained about songwriting ...

OPPORTUNITY : SCU Songwriting Masterclass: Harry James Angus

The APRA AMCOS workshops entail interviews, stories and performance from exceptional musicians across a range of genres. Students gain inspiration and insight from knowledge gained about songwriting ...

OPPORTUNITY : Australian Women in Music Awards

Some of the biggest names in the Australian Music Industry have joined forces to support the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA).

OPPORTUNITY : Australian Kodaly Scholarship

The Australian Kodály Scholarship provides financial assistance to Australian citizens towards a project (e.g. professional development, research investigation, resource development) informed by the ...

OPPORTUNITY : Arts Tasmania, Wilderness - Historical and Cultural Residences

This program supports Tasmanian artists to undertake residencies at wilderness, historical and cultural locations across Tasmania.

OPPORTUNITY : Umbrella: Winter City Sounds

Music SA’s Umbrella: Winter City Sounds returns with over 300 live music events which are expected to engulf Adelaide’s CBD and suburbs.

OPPORTUNITY : Ability Fest

The all-inclusive festival which will launch the Dylan Alcott Foundation with all proceeds going to a charity organisation that helps young Australians with disabilities.

OPPORTUNITY : QMusic Presents: Industry Connect

Queenslanders interested in building a sustainable career in the music industry are now invited to register for QMusic’s Industry Connect workshops held from April – July 2018.

OPPORTUNITY : Open Mic and Composer Summer School

In 2018 the Hatched Academy program by Ensemble Offspring consists of three independent streams, offering varied and unique opportunities for both emerging performers and composers.

OPPORTUNITY : Musica Viva: Music and the Natural Environment

Join a professional development event presented by Musica Viva In Schools in association with Arts Centre Melbourne.

OPPORTUNITY : SongCraft: Vocal Preparation Workshop

In this two hour workshop Aminah Hughes will guide you through a series of physical and vocal exercises to help you maintain vocal health and strengthen your vocal technique, as well as examine the ...

OPPORTUNITY : Just Music: Songwriting Competition

Express yourself by entering The Law Society of New South Wales' Just Music song writing competition. Finalists will be showcased at a charity concert later this year to raise money for the ...

OPPORTUNITY : SongCraft Songwriting Workshop

Explore the juiciest aspects of lyric writing and learn techniques that can be applied across all genres, with internationally recognised songwriter and musician, Aminah Hughes.

OPPORTUNITY : SongCraft Songwriting Workshop

Explore the juiciest aspects of lyric writing and learn techniques that can be applied across all genres, with internationally recognised songwriter and musician, Aminah Hughes.

OPPORTUNITY : I Heart Songwriting Workshop - Junior

I Heart Songwriting Club has announced multi-day school holiday Songwriting Workshops for 24 young musicians in Brisbane this Easter School holidays. 

OPPORTUNITY : I Heart Songwriting Workshop - Junior

I Heart Songwriting Club has announced multi-day school holiday Songwriting Workshops for 24 young musicians in Brisbane this Easter School holidays. 

OPPORTUNITY : Vivid Sydney

Alongside the spectacular site-responsive light works across Sydney, a month long program of panel talks, masterclasses and keynote speakers is presented.

OPPORTUNITY : Emerging Artists Program

A program run by Australian Chamber Orchestra for talented young Australian string players with extensive performance experience, aged between 18 and 27.

OPPORTUNITY : Showcase Victoria

This annual event brings together producers, presenters, artists, venue & festival managers, community development workers and programmers of all kinds, to experience an exciting and diverse ...

OPPORTUNITY : Semi Permanent

Semi Permanent brings together internationally creative thinkers and renowned leaders to share their work and insights over three days at Carriageworks.

OPPORTUNITY : Copywriting Conference Australia

This conference will be jam-packed with content to help you build a better business, learn new copywriting skills, and grow your revenue.

OPPORTUNITY : Festival 2018 - Gold Coast

Australian stars Clare Bowditch, Deborah Conway, Emily Wurramara and Hannah Macklin and multicultural vocal ensemble The Verandah ChiX celebrate women in music and the Commonwealth’s greatest female ...

OPPORTUNITY : Festival 2018 - Gold Coast

As part of the Gold Coast’s Commonwealth Games arts and cultural program, see a number of standout acts performing for free including Amy Shark, Cat Empire, Meg Mack, Alex the Astronaut, ...

OPPORTUNITY : Sydney Fringe Festival - Registration Close

Calling all independent artists, across genres, to be a part of the biggest independent arts festival in NSW. Welcoming new, experimental, experienced and emerging artists and work.

OPPORTUNITY : City Renewal Authority City Grants

Through the 2018 City Grants, eligible applicants can apply for up to $80,000 for projects that contribute to the vitality of Canberra’s city centre through place-making.

OPPORTUNITY : CMVic Music Camp

Community Music Victoria, the state’s peak body for community music, is holding its fifth annual music camp overlooking Western Port Bay in Grantville, South Gippsland.

OPPORTUNITY : ACO Academy

Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) flagship education program, returns to Melbourne in July.

OPPORTUNITY : Melbourne Violin Competition

The 2018 Melbourne Violin Competition is Australia’s newest violin competition, supporting violinists, the art culture of Melbourne and promoting the practice and performance of Solo Bach.

OPPORTUNITY : Artology Fanfare Competition

Imagine hearing your music played by the Australian Youth Orchestra and broadcast at venues around Australia! If you are a budding composer or musician then the Fanfare Competition is an exciting ...

OPPORTUNITY : Arts South Australia Project Grants

Project Grants support independent artists in the development of new work and its production or presentation. The grant also assists touring and expansion of markets of new and existing works, ...

OPPORTUNITY : Yamaha Music Australia Great Start Grant

The chosen school will receive instruments and music equipment to learn, play, perform and record on, professional training on how to get the most out of the gear plus Dami Im will perform a concert ...

OPPORTUNITY : Regional Arts Fund

The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government initiative supporting cultural activity in regional and remote Australia, the program is administered in the state by Arts Tasmania.

OPPORTUNITY : City of Melbourne: Event Partnership Grants

The City of Melbourne is currently conducting an Events Partnership Program that is focused on ensuring Melbourne is recognised as Australia’s events capital. 

OPPORTUNITY : NSW Creative Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 NSW Creative Achievement Awards—a NSW Government initiative to celebrate and reward outstanding achievements of individuals and businesses that help raise the ...

OPPORTUNITY : Community Presenter Touring Grant

The purpose of the Community Presenter Touring Grant is to extend the reach of professional productions to smaller towns and remote communities in NSW that do not have a professional performing arts ...

OPPORTUNITY : Young Blood: An Under 18's Gig

Get around Young Blood, a new gig happening Sunday March 18 at Oxford Art Factory, exclusively for all you young punters out there. 

OPPORTUNITY : All Girls Electronic

All Girl Electronic is a FREE electronic music production workshop program for young women, trans and non-binary youth from Western Sydney. No experience is necessary – just an interest in learning ...

OPPORTUNITY : City of Sydney Cultural and Creative Grants

The cultural and creative grants and sponsorship program supports projects and initiatives that provide opportunities for creative participation, enhance creativity in the public domain and ...

OPPORTUNITY : Risk Residencies at Darebin Arts Centre

The Darebin Arts Centre is seeking expressions of interest from creative practitioners of all disciplines, to participate in a new pilot program called Risk Residencies.

OPPORTUNITY : Girls To The Front Masterclass

Music SA is absolutely delighted to present Girls To The Front, a two day music workshop for South Australian girls aged 14-18, interested in a career in music performance and music business.

OPPORTUNITY : Blacktown City Council Creative Arts Fund

Achieve your artistic goals with funding assistance through the Blacktown City Council Creative Arts Fund. A total of $40,000 worth of grants will be awarded to local individuals and organisations.

OPPORTUNITY : With One Voice Social Franchise Start Up Funding

To make it easier for communities to start their own choir, Creativity Australia is offering a limited number of start-up funding grants of $10,000.

OPPORTUNITY : Touring Victoria Round 1

Touring Victoria provides support for Victorian arts and cultural organisations or professional creative practitioners touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to ...

OPPORTUNITY : Made In Adelaide Investment Fund

Arts South Australia is piloting an Investment Fund which aims to increase the number of South Australian shows that secure presentation in curated venues during the 2018 Edinburgh summer festival ...

OPPORTUNITY : Hyperfest

Perth’s leading boutique all-ages festival is back in 2018 with a huge line-up of local and national talent.

OPPORTUNITY : Bleach Festival

The Gold Coast’s signature arts and cultural festival.  Program announced early 2018.

OPPORTUNITY : National Folk Festival

The 52nd National Folk Festival has announced its first round of artists for 2018, with six headline acts from the UK and Australia.

OPPORTUNITY : DAYTIME – A Day of Technology in Music Education

Presented by Music EDnet, DAYTiME is an annual one-day conference come professional development day focused on integrating technology into your music program.

OPPORTUNITY : Not for Profit Conference

Designed specifically for the Not for Profit sector, this conference features expert speakers and topics that are relevant to all small and medium sized NFP organisations, and provides the ...

OPPORTUNITY : National Freelance Day – 2018 Conference

Being your own boss is the freelancer’s dream, but for many, it’s only one part of a much bigger journey. National Freelance Day this year will explore what it takes for freelancers to become not ...

OPPORTUNITY : Fundraising Institute Australia Conference

The Fundraising Institute Australia Conference is the premier learning and development opportunity for fundraising professionals.

OPPORTUNITY : All About Women

For the sixth year running, Sydney Opera House’s talks and ideas festival All About Women celebrates International Women’s Day with a full day of discussions and events.

OPPORTUNITY : Nannup Music Festival

Nannup Festival is a community-spirited event operated by a passionate and dedicated team of Staff and Committee from the not-for-profit Nannup Music Club Inc.

OPPORTUNITY : Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund

The Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund (ARAF) supports arts projects that celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identities in regional NSW and, by doing so, make the rich and diverse Aboriginal ...

OPPORTUNITY : This Sounds Like Science: Music And Human Evolution

When did the first humans begin to make music? What kind of music did they play? Join anthropologist and evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe to explore the role music played in the lives of our ...

OPPORTUNITY : This Sounds Like Science: Music And Memory

Join Professor Muireann Irish to explore how the brain responds to music, giving rise to such powerful effects even in the face of advancing pathology. How can we harness music to improve wellbeing ...

OPPORTUNITY : International Film Scoring Summer Program 2018

Training a new generation of film and visual media composers with Hollywood film composer Christopher Young and Conductor Derek Gleeson, Grammy Winner Andy Hill and more. Places still available.

OPPORTUNITY : This Sounds Like Science: Music And Mental Health

Join researchers Dr Sandra Garrido and Professor Katherine Boydell in an interactive session to experience firsthand how music can affect your mood.

OPPORTUNITY : Teacher PD Workshop - Performing Arts For Your Classroom

Want to make your curriculum sing? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Laura Knowling and Alex Utz as they bring music, drama and movement ...

OPPORTUNITY : This Sounds Like Science: Music And The Cosmos

Discover the deep connection between music and the universe around us through Gustav Holst’s The Planets accompanied by insights from acclaimed astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis.

OPPORTUNITY : The Boite Schools Chorus Mission Songs Project

With Artistic Director Jessie Lloyd at the helm, Mission Songs Project is an initiative to revive contemporary Australian Indigenous songs from 1900 to 1999, focusing on the Christian missions, ...

OPPORTUNITY : Mastering Music Mastering Life

The Mastering Music, Mastering Life Mental Health Summit will tackle discussions relating to the challenges facing professionals both within the music industry and those in all artistic and creative ...

OPPORTUNITY : Tea with Jam and Claire

Join Jamila Rizvi and Clare Bowditch for a very special evening of honest conversation and uplifting song – celebrating the themes of creativity and courage.

Opportunity : Grove is in the Heart

Grove is in the Heart - A new one day music festival celebrating the very best of Australian music - right in the heart of Ocean Grove - get your grove on!

OPPORTUNITY : Live Music Professionals

Live Music Professionals is a program for active independent promoters, live music venues, venue band bookers and venue managers who could use support. 

OPPORTUNITY : Australia Council and UKARIA: Residency

The successful applicants will have the opportunity to spend up to 10 days in residence at the prestigious UKARIA Centre, with exclusive access to facilities including a state-of-the-art recital ...

OPPORTUNITY : Music Passport Grants

Music Passport Grants is a competitive grants category of the Music Passport program.  The program seeks to support not for profit organisations to undertake international activities that increase ...

Opportunity : Cultural Development Fund

The CDF is an annual arts and heritage grants round for artists and related organisations in Port Phillip.

Opportunity : Music Victoria Presents: Got Music? What Next?

Hear from Brunswick-based music industry experts and get practical advice on how to get airplay, how to pitch for support slots, how to book gigs in local venues, how to get your records pressed and ...

Opportunity : BEMAC LIVE: Cultivate

In celebration of Queensland Women’s Week and International Women’s Day, BEMAC is proud to present Cultivate, a program to empower women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds ...

OPPORTUNITY : Sing-Song Showtime Masterclass

Sing Song Show-time is an uplifting one-day master-class in singing, performance, and courage, with ARIA Award Winning musician Clare Bowditch.

OPPORTUNITY : Young Women in Jazz

A workshop program for female musicians aged 14 – 25 who want to learn more about jazz and improvised music.

OPPORTUNITY : Voice Care Workshops with Anouska Taylor

An introductory speaking voice workshop to show you how to get the most from your speaking voice.

OPPORTUNITY : Teacher PD Workshop - Inspire Your School Choir

Want to make your students sing with glee? Choir director, Sally Gawley will share simple and effective tricks of the trade to enable you to launch and run a vibrant school choir that students will ...

OPPORTUNITY : ANAT Synapse Residency Program

Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) is calling for applications from artists and scientists for their prestigious Synapse Residency program, which supports creative research ...

OPPORTUNITY : I Don't Sing But Think I Might Like To

A workshop with musician and counsellor Deborah Hart exploring the thoughts, feelings and memories that have stopped you singing.

OPPORTUNITY : Disarming Sexism In The Arts

This seminar brings the arts community together to have this conversation in an interactive manner, offering everyone a voice and role in finding solutions for a collective way forward. Various arts ...

OPPORTUNITY : The Corner Diversity in Audio

A mentoring program for women, trans and non-binary people who are interested in a career in the audio and technical industries.

OPPORTUNITY : Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia: Back to School Day

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 ...

OPPORTUNITY : Electric Dreams Program

The program will offer one-on-one time with Electric Dreams' composers and studio access to work on music for TV, film and advertising, as well as insight into management, client communications and ...

OPPORTUNITY : Lyric Writing and Jamming Workshop

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 ...

OPPORTUNITY : 4 Ballroom Dance National Music Contest

Prizes include cash, instruments, music equipment and a range of discretionary prize rollouts. Open to all Australians, individuals and organisations.

OPPORTUNITY : Score IT!

Queensland high school students are encouraged to enter Queensland Music Festival’s annual state-wide competition Score IT!

OPPORTUNITY : Australian Music Composition Competition

$3,250 in cash prizes plus multiple performances and a studio recording licenced for release and digital distribution through ABC Classics are up for grabs

OPPORTUNITY : The International Anton Rubinstein Competition

Pianists of all nationalities and ages may take part in this competition.

OPPORTUNITY : IKS Foundation International Composer's Competition

The Competition is open to composers all over the world and there is no age limit. However, we hope in particular to gain interest from young and beginning composers and to inspire them to follow ...

OPPORTUNITY : Levi's Music Prize

The Levi’s® Music Prize is an exciting new initiative that will enable Australian bands and artists to maximise that next opportunity to get them to the next stage of their careers.

OPPORTUNITY : Carol Lloyd Award

The Carol Lloyd Award will be presented to an emerging female identifying singer-songwriter, who was either born in, or resides in, Queensland.

OPPORTUNITY : The Summer Nights Project applications close

Tura New Music invites female composers to submit an application for The Summers Night Project. This project aims to provide support and mentoring for women composers to create new compositions for ...

OPPORTUNITY : Art Music Fund applications close

Australian and New Zealand art music composers have the chance to share in A$100,000 worth of funding to create new commissioned work thanks to the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund.

EVENT : VIC - I Manage My Music

This music workshop will feature speakers like Briggs, Lauren Taylor, Sweetie Zamora and Jen Cloher.

OPPORTUNITIES : VIC - Music Industry Pathways

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 ...

OPPORTUNITIES : Needle in the Hay

A national competition aimed at championing emerging artists, giving one band the chance to win a 7-inch pressing package from Zenith Records.

OPPORTUNITIES : Vanda and Young Song Comp closes

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.

EVENT : VIC - Music Works Major funding round

Offers grants to individuals, groups or organisations for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s contemporary music sector.

2018 AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia : 2018 AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia

2018 AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia will take place in Adelaide on 26 and 27 of July.

OPPORTUNITY : Women's Leadership Development Funding: Sport, Art and Recreation

All women currently employed in the Australian sport, art and recreation sector are invited to apply for a limited pool of scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range ...

OPPORTUNITY : Women's Leadership Development Funding: Sport, Art and Recreation

All women currently employed in the Australian sport, art and recreation sector are invited to apply for a limited pool of scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Southlands Emerging Artist Breakthrough Award

Three breakthrough awards of $5000 each will be presented to artists, alongside an assigned mentor artist, working in the areas of music, visual arts or theatre.

OPPORTUNITY : 2018 Bluesfest Busking Comp

The Bluesfest Busking Comp is the perfect platform for unsigned artists to showcase their talents to a previously untapped international audience. Finals are on 30 March.

EVENT : VIC - Music Works Major funding round

Offers grants to individuals, groups or organisations for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s contemporary music sector.

EVENT : VIC - Creation and Collaboration workshop

The Arts Connect Series consists of one day intensives that will foster skills and collaboration between regional artists, strengthen local creative leadership and build stronger connections ...

OPPORTUNITY

Are you an aspiring artist in the Americana/Alt-Country/Roots music space? On offer is unique career-boosting opportunity to record at Australia’s newest high-tech recording studio, plus A&R, ...

OPPORTUNITY

Presented by Virgin Australia. Get in quick - applications close 5 Feb.

OPPORTUNITY

This is big: for the first time ever the NSW Parliament is holding a Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW music industry. Get your submission in my 28 February 2018.

OPPORTUNITY

This is big: for the first time ever the NSW Parliament is holding a Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW music industry.

EVENT : VIC - Music Industry Crowdfunding Workshop

The perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

OPPORTUNITY

Are you an aspiring artist in the Americana/Alt-Country/Roots music space? On offer is unique career-boosting opportunity to record at Australia’s newest high-tech recording studio, plus A&R, ...

EVENT : WA - WAM Song of the Year entries close

Returning to celebrate exceptional WA songwriting, WAM Song of the Year 2017/18 is now open for submissions until Monday 12 February. The state-wide search for WA’s best songs offers over $45,000 ...

OPPORTUNITY : SA - Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition

Applications close 26 January. As the most prestigious guitar competition in the Southern Hemisphere; the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition attracts competitors from across the ...

OPPORTUNITY : QLD - Queensland Music Awards applications close

Songwriters and filmmakers from all across Queensland are invited to enter the 2018 Queensland Music Awards. The QMAs span 13 categories including Pop, Rock, Blues / Roots, Country, Hip-Hop / Rap, ...

OPPORTUNITY : QLD - Queensland Music Awards applications close

Songwriters and filmmakers from all across Queensland are invited to enter the 2018 Queensland Music Awards. The QMAs span 13 categories including Pop, Rock, Blues / Roots, Country, Hip-Hop / Rap, ...

EVENT : WA - WAM Song of the Year entries close

Returning to celebrate exceptional WA songwriting, WAM Song of the Year 2017/18 is now open for submissions until Monday 12 February. The state-wide search for WA’s best songs offers over $45,000 ...

OPPORTUNITY : Tony Subam Fellowship - Applications close

The annual fellowship is open to any band in Papua New Guinea that has a strong element of cultural expression in their work

OPPORTUNITY : PPCA - Australia Council Partnership: Applications Close

Expressions of Interest are now open for a PPCA-Australia Council partnership to support Australian artists to create new sound recordings. Applications close 7 March 2018, for projects starting ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Girls Rock

Girls Rock! Sydney aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse youth aged 10 - 17 through music and education

OPPORTUNITY : APRA AMCOS Female Songwriter Mentorships

These opportunities are designed to provide the mentee with guidance on real life projects, practical advice on establishing a career, and support on expanding and honing the songwriter’s craft. ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - SHSO Composer Competition

SHSO has announced a new competition for composers to make an original orchestral work. Entries close 28 Feb.

OPPORTUNITY : WA - Schenberg Fellowship applications close

A prize of $30,000 is on offer for high achieving tertiary students and graduates who wish to pursue an opportunity to undertake further musical studies in composition outside of W.A or overseas.

OPPORTUNITY : National Songwriting Competition closes

Open to all Australian students. Your song could be used for the 2018 Music: Count Us In Program!

EVENTS : VIC - Music Cities Convention

Join us in Melbourne, Australia for the 2018 edition of the Music Cities Convention, 19 - 20 April 2018. Known as Australia’s music capital, Melbourne is home to more live music venues per capita ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - AMV Academy

The Channel at Arts Centre Melbourne is offering young creatives aged between 14-18 years old the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s most exciting artists and designers.

OPPORTUNITY

Super 8 is a music based composition, competition.

EVENTS : Australia Council Career Development Grants Applications Close

A Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts. Career Development grants are available from $5,000 to ...

OPPORTUNITY : Glories of the Score Student Screen Music Competition

Submissions are open until 1 December for the first Glories of the Score Student Screen Music Competition.

EVENTS : Mapping Melbourne Festival

The festival encompasses visual art, live art, music, dance, public programs and new multidisciplinary collaborations. 

EVENTS : VIC - I Manage My Music Workshop

Workshops specifically tailored to assist the self-managed musician. Launched by Jen Cloher, she will talk about the importance of implementing business structure, planning and funding with a ...

EVENTS : Levi's Music Prize Applications Close

The Levi’s® Music Prize is an exciting new initiative that will enable Australian bands and artists to maximise their next opportunity to get them to the next stage of their careers.

EVENTS : FastForward conference

FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference

NEWS : Carol Lloyd Award now open for entries

Entries are now open for the 2018 Carol Lloyd Award, an annual $15,000 prize supporting the state’s emerging female singer-songwriters

EVENTS : Conscious/Unconscious Gender Bias

There’s been a slight shift on the needle of gender diversity, but as a sector we still have a very long way to go before we can claim to reflect true equality.

EVENTS

The City of Ryde recognises the outstanding musical talent of our Youth and will be holding a Battle of the Bands competition for 2018. The competition is open to all Youth bands. Bands will be ...

EVENTS

Music SA in partnership with moshtix, is thrilled to announce the creation of a new scholarship to assist in developing the career of a female South Australian music industry professional ...

Events

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a ...

VIC - Young Elder Of Jazz Commission closes

The Commission worth $10,000 promotes innovation and excellence in jazz composition, and is open to Victorian jazz composers under the age of 36.

MusicNSW Presents: Sound Advice, Applications Close

MusicNSW is delighted to present SOUND ADVICE: a series of panels, talks and masterclasses featuring the best in the business. SOUND ADVICE aims to give artists, managers, and emerging industry ...

Events

RSVP: wa@apra.com.au - Free eventCreative heart vs business smartsForging a creative career is thrilling. But it comes with its own set of financial and emotional challenges. Recent research has ...

Events

RSVP: wa@apra.com.au - Free eventCreative heart vs business smartsForging a creative career is thrilling. But it comes with its own set of financial and emotional challenges. Recent research has ...

EVENTS : LA - Success in the U.S.

APRA AMCOS invites our LA-based members to a day dedicated to insightful discussion and networking with established industry players.

NSW - Electronic Music Conference

Returning to Sydney in 2017, Electronic Music Conference sees Asia-Pacific's electronic music community come together for two days of music discovery and collaboration. 

NSW - Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications close

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarship for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

Folk Alliance Australia Conference Sydney

As part of Australian Music Week the Folk Alliance Australia will showcase fifteen of Australian folks best talent. It's also an opportunity to participate in a dynamic event and to network with ...

Forbes Street Studio Grant

Want to record your next single at Australia’s newest high-tech recording studio, have the track featured in one of the most popular local playlists on Spotify, and receive A&R, legal and ...

EVENTS : VIC - Under Pressure: Creativity and Mental Health (Ballarat)

To open up discussion about mental health, Tom Larkin (Shihad) will be presenting his thoughts and sharing information and resources on the topic ‘Under Pressure: Creativity and Mental Health’

EVENTS : VIC - Under Pressure: Creativity and Mental Health (Geelong)

To open up discussion about mental health, Tom Larkin (Shihad) will be presenting his thoughts and sharing information and resources on the topic ‘Under Pressure: Creativity and Mental Health’

Events : Stanley Hawes Awards Nominations close

Nominations are now being sought for the 2018 STANLEY HAWES AWARD for contribution to documentary in Australia.

Events : VIC - Pitching your Music to Radio

One of the best ways to get your music heard by the masses is by tapping into Melbourne and Australia’s unique radio network

OPPORTUNITY : Australia Council Awards Nominations Close

These prestigious national awards recognise outstanding and sustained contributions by Australian artists

EVENTS : NSW - All Girl Electronic workshops Applications Close

Be trained and mentored in music software, composition and arrangement, recording, production and performance by some of Sydney’s best producers.

EVENTS : QLD - Turn Up Conference

The conference program includes keynote presentations, conversational discussion panels with leading music industry achievers and showcase performances from local Sunshine Coast artists.

Events : WA - Vocal Preparation Workshop

In this 2 hour workshop participants are guided through a series of physical & vocal exercises that will strengthen your vocal technique and help you maintain vocal health, and examine the ...

EVENT : NSW - Indie Tunes, Brews and Chews

Song-writing is a personal and emotional storytelling craft. In this unique workshop/music launch event for indie song-writers, you will hear fresh music and learn the key steps in taking your songs ...

EVENT : SXSW Showcasing Applications - Early Deadline

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year.

EVENT : Sue W Chamber Music Composition Prize closes

The Sue W Chamber Music Composition Prize is open to all female composers and will be awarded to the applicant who is judged to have written the best original chamber music work for 4 to 15 solo ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - The Age Music Victoria Awards Submissions close

Calling all Victorian artists/venues/festivals! Submissions are now open for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2017!

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Girls Rock

Girls Rock! Melbourne aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse youth aged 10 - 17 through music and education

OPPORTUNITY : UNIFIED Grant Applications Close

The UNIFIED grant will help kickstart the dreams of five creative young Australian’s. This scheme empowers the next generation of the music industry by providing support for those who want to work ...

News : Starting Ground heads South by South East NSW!

Free workshops for Aboriginal musicians in South East NSW 27-28 Sept

EVENT : ACMF Songwriting Competition Closes

Our annual National Songwriting Competition is designed to encourage creativity and self-­‐ expression through songwriting. Now in its 15th consecutive year, this program is sponsored by APRA AMCOS ...

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - Darebin Music Feast Songwriters Award closing

The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents of local songwriters.

EVENTS : NSW - New Directions at the Con #3

Join host Jake Stone (Bluejuice) and a panel of stars in a new seminar series at the Con. We will explore the music of today, from pop to dance, experimental to digital, and the industry that ...

EVENTS : NSW - Open Day at the Con

How does a classically-trained musician make an impact playing in the pop and alternative radio world? Let our panel of experienced session musicians and bandleaders fill you in!

EVENTS : NSW - Sounds Advice Funding Fundamentals

SOUND ADVICE aims to give artists, managers, and emerging industry professionals a leg up into the industry through providing access to stellar guest speakers

EVENTS : NSW - Tip Jar competition closes

TIP JAR is a songwriting competition for the city of Newcastle with an awards ceremony and a variety of events in partnership with local venues to celebrate local musicians as well as the diversity ...

EVENTS : QLD - Meet the Managers at BIGSOUND

Here's a rare chance to meet with some of Australia’s finest music managers at BIGSOUND to discuss your career.

EVENTS : VIC - The Right Track - Live N Local

The Right Track returns to Live N Local with a free musician development program dedicated to exploring the ingredients necessary to support, nourish and inspire songwriters, self-managed artists ...

EVENTS : VIC - The Door's Open - Live N Local

On offer are free workshops and masterclasses on everything from audio engineering to live stage set ups, exporting and music business.

EVENTS : QLD - Industry Insider Sessions at BIGSOUND

Your chance to get up close and personal with local and international BIGSOUND speakers.

EVENTS : NSW - Sounds Advice Funding Fundamentals

SOUND ADVICE aims to give artists, managers, and emerging industry professionals a leg up into the industry through providing access to stellar guest speakers

EVENTS : VIC - Face the Music

Face The Music is back, and bolder than ever for its 10th year.

OPPORTUNITY : VIC - The Age Music Victoria Awards Submissions close

Calling all Victorian artists/venues/festivals! Submissions are now open for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2017!

EVENTS : International Conference on Women's Work in Music

The first ever Conference in Wales will bring together academics, researchers and music professionals from around the world to share their research and experience of all aspects of women working in ...

EVENTS : International Conference on Women's Work in Music

The first ever Conference in Wales will bring together academics, researchers and music professionals from around the world to share their research and experience of all aspects of women working in ...

EVENTS : NSW - Australian Music Week Artist Applications Close

Australian Music Week (AMW) is a music, film, and entertainment industry conference event that takes place in the venues around Australia’s beautiful Cronulla Beach

EVENTS : NSW - Australian Music Week Conference

Australian Music Week (AMW) is a music, film, and entertainment industry conference event that takes place in the venues around Australia’s beautiful Cronulla Beach

EVENTS : Count Us In

Celebrating music education in Australian schools

EVENTS : QLD - Crush Festival Bundaberg

A 10-day Program of innovative arts experiences, indulge in literary learning, contemporary circus, outdoor music, family craft activities, exhibitions, a film festival, workshops and more.

EVENTS : International Conference on Women's Work in Music

The first ever Conference in Wales will bring together academics, researchers and music professionals from around the world to share their research and experience of all aspects of women working in ...

EVENTS : The Americana Music Festival & Conference

The Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place September 12-17, 2017, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN. 

EVENTS : NT - Desert Mob Symposium

The Desert Mob Symposium celebrates the artistic and cultural achievements of the artists of Desart-member Aboriginal art centres. 

EVENTS : Prelude Australian Composer Residencies Applications Close

Prelude is a national network of residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space to create new work. 

EVENTS : SA - Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund Applications Close

The Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund provides financial assistance to Australian artists registering their work in the Adelaide Fringe.

EVENTS : NSW - Performing Arts Fellowship (Emerging) Applications Close

Offered by the State Government to enable an emerging professional musician, dancer, theatre or performance practitioner to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.  

EVENTS : NSW - Peter Sculthorpe Music Scholarship Applications Close

NSW emerging musicians and composers now have the opportunity to apply for the second biennial Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship in honour of the internationally renowned composer.

EVENTS : NSW - King Street Crawl

This three-day festival returns working with a multitude of venues that line King st, Enmore rd and Erksinville rd to create one big free music and art crawl.

EVENTS : QLD - BIGSOUND Music Conference and Festival

Now in its sixteenth year, BIGSOUND Festival is your annual opportunity to discover the future of Australian music. Running over four September days and nights, Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley comes ...

EVENTS : VIC - Melbourne Guitar Show

The Melbourne Guitar Show will once again celebrate the Melbourne and Australian guitar community. We will assemble an inspiring array of guitar players at the Melbourne Guitar Show.

EVENTS : VIC - Music Education and Well Being Symposium

For parents, teachers and school, the Symposium will focus on how music connects people, forges individual and collective musical identities and contributes to personal and social wellbeing. 

EVENTS : VIC - Sounds Australia National Exporting Masterclass (Geelong)

If you’ve exported before or are looking to for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export ...

EVENTS : VIC - Sounds Australia National Exporting Masterclass (Melbourne)

If you’ve exported before or are looking to for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export ...

EVENTS : NSW - Sounds Australia National Exporting Masterclass

If you’ve exported before or are looking to for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export ...

EVENTS : NSW - Grant Writing Workshop

This fun and practical workshop helps artists to learn about grants, devise strategies to support their proposals and give guidance and tips on the written application.

EVENTS : Remote Indigenous Media Awards Nominations Close

Annual media awards to celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media and broadcasting in Australia. Nominations for the 'Remote Indigenous Media Awards' and the 'National ...

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Sally Seltmann

This event series includes In Conversations with APRA Professional Development Award recipients Ngaiire, Briggs, Katy Steele and Sally Seltmann.

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Katy Steele

This event series includes In Conversations with APRA Professional Development Award recipients Ngaiire, Briggs, Katy Steele and Sally Seltmann.

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Briggs

This event series includes In Conversations with APRA Professional Development Award recipients Ngaiire, Briggs, Katy Steele and Sally Seltmann.

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Ngaiire

This event series includes In Conversations with APRA Professional Development Award recipients Ngaiire, Briggs, Katy Steele and Sally Seltmann.

EVENTS : NSW - Fringe Ignite

Get ready to heat the street for the biggest FRINGE IGNITE ever. The Sydney Fringe annual opening celebration will take over the Kensington St Festival Village. Filling the street, shopfronts, ...

EVENTS : NSW - AIM Open Day Workshops

Have a passion for music production, performance, or management? Ready to turn your passion into a career? Register your interest for Australian Institute of Music Open Day 2017

EVENTS : NSW - AIM Open Day Workshops

Have a passion for music production, performance, or management? Ready to turn your passion into a career? Register your interest for Australian Institute of Music Open Day 2017

EVENTS : NSW - Sydney Alexander Masterclass for Voice and Performance

Masterclass for musicians looking to unlock self expression through the Alexander technique, with Cathy Madden.

EVENTS : NSW - Songwriting Workshops for Men in Grenfell

The four-week program with songwriter Abby Smith from the band Smith & Jones, aims to increase connectedness between generations and focusses on mental health wellbeing with the song-writing ...

EVENTS : NSW - Willgoss Choral Competition Applications Open

Aimed at encouraging and promoting the creation of an original work for unaccompanied choir, in support of a thriving choral program at UNSW Australia as represented by the Music Performance Unit.

EVENTS : ORIENT/OCCIDENT International Composers Comp Applications Close

Open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the art of our time, on the contemporary ...

EVENTS : NSW - All Girl Electronic Masterclass

Are you a bedroom music producer? Do you want to experiment with synths, MIDI controllers and Ableton Live? Be trained and mentored in music software, composition and arrangement, recording, ...

EVENTS : VIC - Leaps and Bounds Music Market

To assist musicians and managers in skill sets they might not have considered important and relevant to their work in the industry.

EVENTS : NSW - Anatomy of an Album with Hermitude

From demo to master, we're picking apart a series of great Australian albums with the songwriters and producers who brought them to life. 

EVENTS : QLD - Grant McLennan Fellowship Applications Close

Deadline extended to 25 September! The $25,000 fellowship offers the recipient an opportunity to travel to New York, London or Berlin for up to six months.

EVENTS : SA - Anatomy of an Album with The Beards

From demo to master, we're picking apart a series of great Australian albums with the songwriters and producers who brought them to life. 

EVENTS : NT - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : SXSW Showcase 2018 Applications Close

Apply now for the opportunity to perform at the 2018 SXSW Music Festival, March 12-18, and gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media and new fans! 

EVENTS : NSW - APACA Conference: "Outside In"

Presented in partnership with the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group (SAMAG), this presentation explores thought leadership in Arts funding through the story of a ‘new’ fundraising model: the ...

EVENTS : QLD - Buskers by the Creek Applications Close

Invitation is open to all contortionists, magicians, musicians and more to apply now, for the opportunity to wow more than 20,000 people along the picturesque shores of Currumbin Creek this October.

EVENTS : VIC - Creative Victoria Touring Victoria Grant Applications Close

Provides support for Victorian arts organisations or professional arts practitioners  touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional and outer-metropolitan ...

EVENTS : VIC - Creative Victoria Creators Fund Grant Applications Close

Supports creative practitioners and collectives across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation for new ideas ...

EVENTS : VIC - VicArts Grants Program Applications Close

Invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria's artists and smaller arts companies, grants up to $20,000 available.

EVENTS : VIC - Creative Victoria Quick Response Grants Applications Close

Provide support to individuals, groups and organisations to cover immediate opportunities in Regional Activity,  Building Capacity (Professional Development) and Connecting to Markets areas of ...

EVENTS : Ian Potter Cultural Trust Applications Close

Offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.  

EVENTS : NSW - Community Presenter Touring Grant Applications Close

To extend the reach of professional productions to smaller towns and remote communities in NSW that do not have a professional performing arts venue, by providing funds towards the performance fee ...

EVENTS : QLD - You're The Voice Choral Event

Held at South Bank Parklands in Brisbane, 'You're The Voice' is a pioneering choral project encouraging Australians to unite their voices and turn the tide on domestic violence. 

EVENTS : NSW - Australian Composition Seminar

Richard Gill, Karen Carey and Andrew Batt-Rawden team up again to deliver another astounding compositional development experience for high school Music 1 and Music 2 students in years 8, 9, 10 and ...

EVENTS : QLD - BEMAC Presents Get Prep'd: Get Noticed

In 2017, BEMAC is delivering Get Prep'd - four FREE Professional Development Workshops aimed at providing local artists with opportunities to upskill in various areas of the creative arts industry.

EVENTS : QLD - BEMAC Presents Get Prep'd: Get Training

In 2017, BEMAC is delivering Get Prep'd - four FREE Professional Development Workshops aimed at providing local artists with opportunities to upskill in various areas of the creative arts industry.

EVENTS : QLD - Pozible Crowdfunding Workshop

Global crowd funding platform Pozible have put together the perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

EVENTS : TAS - Pozible Crowdfunding Workshop

Global crowd funding platform Pozible have put together the perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

EVENTS : NSW - Pozible Crowdfunding Workshop

Global crowd funding platform Pozible have put together the perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

EVENTS : WA - Pozible Crowdfunding Workshop

Global crowd funding platform Pozible have put together the perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

EVENTS : VIC - Arts Wellbeing Collective Sessions

The Arts Wellbeing Collective is inviting creatives to make their mental health a priority with a series of free mindfulness sessions throughout July.

EVENTS : Alfred Schnittke International Composers Comp Entries Close

Open to all composers of any age and nationality, the organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate from 18 to 22 November 2017 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), ...

EVENTS : NT - National Indigenous Music Awards

Recognising outstanding achievement in the Indigenous music industry. 

EVENTS : SA - Making a Musician Workshop

Presented by APRA AMCOS and Music SA, free workshops & events for professional development in the music industry.

EVENTS : NSW - Engaging Students With Disability

Explore new ways to connect, engage and inspire students with disability in this practical, artist-led two day forum for teachers and support providers.

EVENTS : NSW - Thought Leadership in Arts Funding: the Creative Music Fund

Presented in partnership with the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group (SAMAG), this presentation explores thought leadership in Arts funding through the story of a ‘new’ fundraising model: the ...

EVENTS : NSW - Regional Touring Grants Applications Close

MusicNSW and Create NSW are pleased to announce a new pilot initiative for touring in regional NSW. Supporting live music in venues across regional NSW, the grant provides funds towards ...

EVENTS : Young Composer Award - Applications close

Fine Music 102.5's Young Composer Award is an annual competition providing young composers the opportunity to have their work performed and recorded for future broadcast.

EVENTS : ASME XXI National Conference 2017

Presented by the Australian Society for Music Education, the program will include a range of specially invited keynote speakers, along with papers and workshops from leading educators, discussion ...

EVENTS : VIC - Leaps and Bounds Music Festival

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival brings the warmth that our thriving music community inevitably craves at this time of year, and provides continued support to local artists, venues, and businesses ...

EVENTS : VIC - Freeza Summits 2017 Day 3

Over three days, The Push will be teaming up with a bunch of industry professionals to deliver tailored sessions, advice and information for young people interested in pursuing a career within the ...

EVENTS : NSW - Spotify Talks

Spotify presents 'Harnessing Data in the Digital Media Age'. What the heck is 'Big Data' and what does it have to do with the music industry?  

EVENTS : International Cochran Piano Competition

The first online piano competition for adults, focusing on innovation, technology and comprehensive, long-term artistic development. We are looking for authentic, imaginative personalities.

EVENTS : Young Composer Award - Applications close

Fine Music 102.5's Young Composer Award is an annual competition providing young composers the opportunity to have their work performed and recorded for future broadcast.

EVENTS : National Jazz Awards - Applications close

Designed to provide encouragement and exposure to young musicians (up to 35 years of age), Australia’s most prestigious jazz competition, the National Jazz Awards, has been a highlight each year ...

EVENTS : VIC - Life is a Song Program

Weekly songwriting and music workshops for people who experience mental health challenges from the Darebin and Banyule areas and beyond.

EVENTS : WA - SongCraft Songwriting Workshop

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to write! Beginners, poets and songwriters welcome. Covering the juiciest aspects of writing, from autobiographical to political, poetry to balladry, utilising ...

EVENTS : SA - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : WA - Anatomy of an Album: Karnivool 'Themata'

From demo to master, we're picking apart a series of great Australian albums with the songwriters and producers who brought them to life. 

EVENTS : NSW - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : NT - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : SA - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : WA - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : QLD - Bonnie Hayes & Pat Pattison 2017 Workshops

Taking your music from average to extraordinary takes more than heart or drive alone. This 2-day workshop can help you avoid the pitfalls of mediocrity and maximize your performance and the ...

EVENTS : NSW - Bonnie Hayes & Pat Pattison 2017 Workshops

Taking your music from average to extraordinary takes more than heart or drive alone. This 2-day workshop can help you avoid the pitfalls of mediocrity and maximize your performance and the ...

EVENTS : VIC - Bonnie Hayes & Pat Pattison 2017 Workshops

Taking your music from average to extraordinary takes more than heart or drive alone. This 2-day workshop can help you avoid the pitfalls of mediocrity and maximize your performance and the ...

EVENTS : VIC - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : QLD - Performance Reports Workshop

Need a hand with your Performance Reports? Come along to our free workshop to help you get your reports in before the 31 July deadline. 

EVENTS : NSW - Country Arts Support Program

An annual small grants program administered by Regional Arts NSW on behalf of Create NSW to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW.  

EVENTS : NSW - Cultural and Creative Grants Applications Close

The cultural and creative grants and sponsorship program supports projects and initiatives that provide opportunities for creative participation, enhance creativity in the public domain and ...

EVENTS : NSW - AAA Grants Applications Close

MusicNSW and the City of Sydney are thrilled to announce the second-round of the AAA Grants program for all ages events in inner Sydney is now open for application.

EVENTS : NSW - AAA Grants Applications Now Open

MusicNSW and the City of Sydney are thrilled to announce the second-round of the AAA Grants program for all ages events in inner Sydney is now open for application.

EVENTS : VIC - Anatomy of an Album: Dan Sultan 'Killer'

From demo to master, we're picking apart a series of great Australian albums with the songwriters and producers who brought them to life. 

EVENTS : NSW - Sound Advice Panel

Featuring the best in the biz, these panels are for musicians and emerging industry professionals. This month they'll focus on getting your music seen and heard, from radio airplay on a community ...

EVENTS : ACT - Women in the Creative Arts Conference Begins

The gathering will feature a rich exchange of research ideas, including round-table discussions and panels that develop and enhance practices for women in the creative fields.

EVENTS : QLD - Anatomy of an Album: Violent Soho Hungry Ghost

From demo to master, we're picking apart a series of great Australian albums with the songwriters and producers who brought them to life. 

EVENTS : NSW - Round 1 Opportunity Development Grants Now Open

Aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities ...

EVENTS : triple j Unearthed High - entries close!

The search is back on! APRA AMCOS is proud to partner with triple j Unearthed High for 2017 as they aim to find Australia's next best high school musical act.

EVENTS : NSW - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : NSW - Arts on Tour Workshop

An informative, demystifying workshop for companies, producers and independent artists who are new to or getting a handle on performing arts touring in regional Australia. To present this event AOT ...

EVENTS : NSW - Art, Work and Culture: Managing a healthy work-life balance

This panel discussion will drill down into the intersections of professional and personal life in the arts. The arts is a sector that offers great potential for emotional rewards, but is also a ...

EVENTS : Just Music Competition Entries Close

The Law Society of New South Wales invites entry to lawyers, law students and those with an interest in the law, to submit their musical compositions of any genre, from 90s electro-pop to classical ...

EVENTS : ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award Entries Close

Now’s your chance to recognise your teacher by entering them in the ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. ARIA nominees will be selected and partnered with an Aussie music legend who will visit ...

EVENTS : Screen Music Awards Applications Close

The annual Screen Music Awards are presented by APRA AMCOS in conjunction with the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC). The ceremony acknowledges excellence and innovation in the field of ...

EVENTS : Transylvanian International Piano Competition Applications Close

Open to 7 - 28 year-olds around the world, this competition aims to promote the best and most exquisite pianists and connect them to the international circuit of musicians, managers and visual ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : Australian LGBTI Awards 2018 - Nominations Close

The Australian LGBTI Awards are a celebration of Australian diversity aiming to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community, in ...

EVENTS : Australian LGBTI Awards 2018 - Nominations Now Open!

The Australian LGBTI Awards have announced today they are back again next year with nominations now open for 2018. After a more than successful inaugural event this year, the awards are a ...

EVENTS : WA - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : QLD - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : VIC - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : NSW - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : Contemporary Music Roundtable Conference Begins

Music Australia presents the third national Contemporary Music Roundtable. 200+ delegates will gather for a lively mix of presentations, panels, outcome oriented sessions, and networking covering ...

EVENTS : WA - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : triple j Unearthed High 2017 - Now Open!

triple j Unearthed High 2017 entries now open!

EVENTS : NSW - Rockin the Puburbs

Original live acts invited to win a headline tour of NSW pubs, $15k value.  

EVENTS : Indigenous Language Song Competition Applications Close

ABC Splash and First Languages Australia is once again running their Indigenous Language Song Competition. They are inviting schools to work with their local Indigenous community and help preserve ...

EVENTS : NSW- Nordoff- Robbins Golf Day 2017

Come play golf alongside music and sporting legends to raise money for music therapy

EVENTS : International Independent Music Awards Applications Close

The Independent Music Awards honor innovative Artists & Releases – and connects them to Performance, Promotion, Distribution opportunities & millions of discerning Music Fans. That’s why ...

EVENTS : USA - Australia Rocks the Pier 2017

Do you want to be the Opening Act of Australia Rocks the Pier in Santa Monica, USA 2017? 

EVENTS : TAS - Hobart Connect

Join marketing specialists from the music industry to learn more about how to grow your audience, and better engage with your fans as an artist.

EVENTS : NSW - The Pathway to the Platform

Music Love presents The Pathway To The Platform in collaboration with Vivid Ideas. Hear from incredible female panelists from all areas of the Australian music industry!

EVENTS : VIC - Songwriter Speaks: Leaps and Bounds

APRA AMCOS and The Push present a special edition of Songwriter Speaks featuring three incredibly unique voices.

EVENTS : NSW - Copyright Law and and Practise Symposium

The Copyright Society of Australia together with the Australian Copyright Council are proud to bring you the 18th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium

EVENTS : MSO Snare Drum Award Applications Close

Established by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra percussionist Robert Cossom in 2004, the MSO Snare Drum Award is designed to encourage the pursuit of excellence in snare drum performance in Australia ...

EVENTS : VIC - Music Works Funding Applications Close

Invests in the development and support of Victoria's contemporary music artists and music industries. It provides support for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria's ...

EVENTS : WA - SongCraft Songwriting Workshop

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to write! Beginners, poets and songwriters welcome. Covering the juiciest aspects of writing, from autobiographical to political, poetry to balladry, utilising ...

EVENTS : QLD - Little BIGSOUND

Returns in 2017 with a totally revamped program and showcase event, offering a hands-on, one-day experience for 15 – 25-year-olds looking to gain real life skills, meet industry experts and ...

EVENTS : QLD - Little BIGSOUND Applications Close

Little BIGSOUND will put you in direct contact with the local influencers that can help you get your first gigs, publicise your music, improve your songwriting ormusic production, and manage your ...

EVENTS : VIC - Melbourne Music Week EOI Close

A nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Teams up with a range of independent promoters, venues, labels and businesses to create a dynamic program that ...

EVENTS : VIC - Bandmates Victoria Applications Now Open

A program that matches volunteers with people over 18 with disability or mental health issues, to go out to live music. This project creates solid foundations that facilitate social access, build ...

EVENTS : QLD - Songwriter Speaks with Hannah Macklin & Ash Kerley

Take a journey through song craft with award winning songwriters Hannah Macklin (MKO Sun) and Ash Kerley (Marville), the latest recipients of the prestigious Grant McLennan Fellowship and Billy ...

EVENTS : London Music Society ICC Submissions Close

An International Composition Competition to find and promote talented composers and soloists from around the world. To provide opportunities for talented musicians through performance ...

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications Close

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications Close

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Arts and Cultural Projects

Invites and encourages NSW artists, arts and cultural workers and organisations to apply for assistance and contribute to NSW thriving, diverse and world-class cultural sector.  

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Arts and Cultural Projects

Invites and encourages NSW artists, arts and cultural workers and organisations to apply for assistance and contribute to NSW thriving, diverse and world-class cultural sector.  

EVENTS : Isabel Menton Composition Award Submissions Close

Australian Catholic University is pleased to announce the third year of the Isabel Menton Composition Award for unpublished and previously unperformed choral works.

OPPORTUNITIES

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

EVENTS : VIC - ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop Applications Close

A workshop offering local creative musical writers/composers the opportunity to perform for an expert panel led by Broadway and Disney composer Stephen Schwartz, best known for composing Wicked.

EVENTS : CHASS Australia Prizes Submissions Close

Honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sectors, including academics, practitioners, philanthropists, ...

EVENTS : NSW - Organ Music Commission Applications Close

Seeking a Sydney-based musician, composer, or music collective to compose an original piece of music for the grand organ at Sydney Town Hall.

EVENTS : Needle in the Hay Vinyl Comp Entries Close

A vinyl competition targeting the next generation of exciting musical talent across Australia - 12 inch vinyl pressing of your released or unreleased album/EP.

EVENTS : 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Applications Close

Up to $100,000 is being awarded in each category for works published in 2016; fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult literature, and children's literature works.

EVENTS : Women in Electronic Music Masterclass Applications Close

Whether you're starting out in electronic production, or you want to be Sydney's next big DJ, we've got you covered! Learn from the best in electronic music.

EVENTS : National Library Creative Arts Fellowship Applications Close

The National Library offers three Fellowships to support practising writers and artists to develop new work creatively using or inspired by the Library’s collections.

EVENTS : SA - Stigwood Fellowship 2017 applications close

Provides personalised professional development to local musicians and industry entrepreneurs and assists in forging global connections.

ASCAP Musical Theatre workshop - open to Australian artists

New musical theatre workshop presented with the support of APRA AMCOS. Applications close 14 August. 

EVENTS : NSW - Women in Electronic Music Masterclasses

Whether you're starting out in electronic production, or you want to be Sydney's next big DJ, we've got you covered! Learn from the best in electronic music.

EVENTS : VIC - Youth Concerto Competition Closes

The annual Youth Concerto Competition in its 37th year, aims to give young musicians the opportunity to play with a symphony orchestra under concert conditions.

EVENTS : QLD - Brisbane Music Industry Summit

A live panel of high-level music industry experts, keynote lectures and live prog rock metal music.

EVENTS : NT - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : QLD - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and QMusic at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax ...

NSW - Thrive: Forum & Live music : NSW - Thrive: Forum & Live Music

TAFE MUSIC presents 'What it takes to thrive in the music industry in 2017 & beyond' Biz Panel & Live Music. KEY speakers from APRA AMCOS, Live Music Office, key industry players + more.

EVENTS : VIC - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and Music Victoria at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare ...

EVENTS : NT - 2017 NIMAs nominations close

2017 promises to be an amazing year for Indigenous music, and this is your chance to recognise bands and musicians that are creating amazing work.

EVENTS : Natalie Miller Fellowship Applications Close

Invites women in the Australian screen industry to apply for its annual grant of up to $20,000, designed to inspire the next generation of female leaders to achieve outstanding success at the top of ...

VIC - Live N Local applications closing

Bring your musical talent to the masses - enter your act to score a gig during Live N Local in the hottest local locations throughout the City of Port Phillip.

VIC - City of Melbourne Arts Grants closing (1)

Are you an illustrator, podcaster, musician, sculptor, writer, performance artist or other creative type? Apply now for a City of Melbourne arts grant and you could receive a grant of up to $20,000 ...

AMP's Tomorrow Fund (1)

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. Individuals of all ages, abilities and interests who need help to reach a special ...

EVENTS : VIC - Inside the Life of a Professional Composer

What does it take to be a fulltime composer for film and TV? Australian Institute of Music (AIM) Melbourne will present this exciting panel.

EVENTS : UK - Ask the Experts panel: The Australia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council for the Arts and APRA AMCOS invite you to a special information session about grants and funding.

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Rachel Perkins and Antony Partos, discussing Jasper Jones

Acclaimed filmmaker Rachel Perkins and award-winning composer Antony Partos come together to discuss their work on feature film Jasper Jones at this special event. 

EVENTS : SA - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : WA - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : QLD - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : NSW - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : NSW - Feedback Conference

FEEDBACK is a music conference for young people aged 12- 25 who want to learn how to get gigs, release music, build a fan base, work with publicists, get airplay, find a manager and much more. 

EVENTS : NSW - Meet the Locals Northern New South Wales

Are you a songwriter or musician based in or around Lismore or Byron Bay?

VIC- Melbourne International Singers Festival (1)

The Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne’s art precinct over 3 days

AMP's Tomorrow Fund

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. Individuals of all ages, abilities and interests who need help to reach a special ...

NT - That'll Never Happen

Music NT are kicking off their 2017 Workshop Program with this free workshop to educate performers, touring artists and live event operators on the importance of public liability insurance

National Live Music Awards 2017 Applications Close

The National Live Music Awards (NLMA’s) recognise Australia's diverse and successful live industry

WA- The Big Splash Band Competition Applications Close

Band competition in Western Australia with $10 000 prize for the winner!

Applications to play Levis BIGSOUND Showcase Close

Levis Music Prize includes an opportunity to perform at BIGSOUND 2017

NSW- Music in the House 2017

This year Support Acts honours beloved musician and humanitarian Jenny Morris OAM at Sydney's fabulous Ivy Ballroom.

WAM Song of the Year 2016-17 Awards Party

A party at Fremantle to reveal of the 2016-17 nominees for WAM Song of the Year

QLD - Meet the Locals North Queensland

Are you a songwriter or musician based in or around Mackay, Townsville and Cairns?

NT- 2017 NT Song of the Year Awards Entries Close

An annual initiative presented by MusicNT, to recognise & showcase the diverse songwriting talent in the Northern Territory

OPPORTUNITIES

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

EVENTS

The late composer/performer’s work, musical ideas and philosophy will be reflected and celebrated.

NEWS

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award Applications Close

Monash University administers the Award and provides a performance platform for the winner and runner-up at one of its major music events.

NSW-Lance Ferguson (Bamboos) / Syl Johson Film/In Conversation

Lance Ferguson will be In Conversation directly after the Australian premiere of the Syl Johnson doco:  Any Way The Wind Blows

VIC- Melbourne International Singers Festival

The Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne’s art precinct over 3 days

Woodford Folk Festival 2017 EOI's Close

Woodford Folk Festival is accepting EOI’s for artists wishing to perform as part of their 2017 Festival.

SA- Scorcherfest: Expressions of Interest Open

EOI’s are now open to performers who wish to play at Scorcherfest in Adelaide this April.

VIC- Rock & Roll Writers Festival: Tour Edition

Features music professionals coming together for an entertaining and engaging day of discussions around creativity, inspiration, and the effect that music and writing have on each other.

Arts Law- Webinar: Advice for Artists

Free webinar with Flying Arts talking through the crucial legal topics to know so you can professionalise your arts practice and take it to the next level.

Geoffrey Parsons Award- Applications Close

Applications open for the Geoffrey Parsons Award which is Australia’s longest and most significant prize celebrating the art of collaborative piano performance.

OPPORTUNITY : 2017 ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop
 in New York

ASCAP are working on providing a workshop with Stephen Schwartz for those involved in Musical Theatre. Apply now!

QLD- Gold Coast Music Award Nominations Close

Gold Coast Music Awards stimulate interest in the city as a live music destination whilst celebrating it's depth and diversity of talent

NSW- Creative Achievement Awards Applications Close

A NSW Government initiative to celebrate and reward outstanding achievements of individuals and businesses that help raise the global profile of NSW Creative Industries.

PPCA- Australia Council Partnership Applications Close

Expressions of Interest are now open for a PPCA-Australia Council partnership to support Australian artists to create new sound recordings.

OPPORTUNITY : Australia Council International Residencies Program

International residencies provide a unique opportunity for artists to effectively immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture.

NSW- Adam Gock Masterclass (Grafton)

Come along to find out how he creates music for TV and to hear his advice on how to get work as a composer in the Australian screen industry today

NSW- Adam Gock Masterclass (Byron Bay)

Come along to find out how he creates music for TV and to hear his advice on how to get work as a composer in the Australian screen industry today.

NSW- Diplo Q&A ft. Nina Las Vegas

How collaboration, learning and persistence is key to his career success and why he’s not slowing down and why social impact is important to his story

WA- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

NSW- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

SA- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

VIC- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

QLD- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

EVENTS : Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition Applications Close

The search has begun for the Grand Prize Winner of the eighth Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (MICMC). Over the coming months, the world’s leading young ensembles vie for one of ...

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (2)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (1)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (1)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

NSW- Art of Music Live 2017

Jenny Morris & Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy are pleased to announce the return of Art of Music Live, at The Studio at the Sydney Opera House

NSW- Nordoff Robbins Music Quiz

Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy is delighted to once again host its annual Music Quiz fundraiser to benefit music therapy programs for those in need

VIC- Creative Industries Training

A series of eight weekly workshops designed to skill up young people from culturally diverse communities who often lack opportunities to engage in the arts

NSW- Sydney Eisteddfod Applications Close

Enter one of the largest & most successful competitive performing arts festivals in Australia, supporting emerging & young musical talent  

Obi Art Prize- Sing for Change Applications Close

Professional or Amateur Musicians, Singers and Songwriters, are invited to contribute their songs of RESPECT in SING FOR CHANGE- the lyrical side of the Obi Arts Project

James Morrison Jazz Scholarship Applications Close

The James Morrison Jazz Scholarship is open to solo instrumentalists to further the jazz career of the successful entrant. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist in the development of their career.

VIC- Virtuosity Applications Close

Virtuosity is a concerto soloist program offering future soloists the chance to learn from the best.

NSW- Bowral Autumn Music Festival

For chamber music lovers of all tastes. Music by Bach, Mozart, and Haydn with beautiful new works by Australian composers

TAS- Festival of Voices

As Australia’s premier celebration of the voice, Festival of Voices attracts thousands of singers, choristers and music lovers from all over the world to Tasmania

VIC- Metropolis New Music Festival

Brings together stars of contemporary music to rethink the ways in which ancient instruments can be used in creating innovative and intoxicating music for our time

Musica Viva Festival

Experience four days of unmissable musical events, including six unique concerts, masterclasses, workshops, talks, exhibitions, demonstrations and more

SA- Adelaide Fringe Festival

Is Australia’s largest and most loved open-access arts festival

VIC- St Kilda Festival

Victoria's free festival is coming up and their recently launched lineup includes Drapht, Emma Louise, Daryl Braithwaite, The Smith Street Band, Archie Roach and Clairy Browne

WA- Perth International Arts Festival

The Festival promises to deliver, ‘art without borders, inviting you to travel to extraordinary places’

VIC- Barbershop Harmony Workshop

This will introduce you to the basics of well-produced sound, touching on the fundamentals of this challenging form of unaccompanied singing.  

Helpmann Fellowship Applications close

Two Helpmann Fellowships, valued up to $20,000 each, are available to final year students and recent graduates to undertake a substantial professional development program.

Australia Council Fellowships Applications close

Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years. 

Australia Council Projects - Organisations Applications close

Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences

Australia Council Projects - Individuals and Groups Applications close

Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences

Australia Council Career Development Grants for Individuals - Applications close

Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts.

Regional Arts Fund- Quick Response Grants

Small grants that respond to arts development and professional development opportunities that arise at short notice.

QLD- Regional Arts Fund- Community Project Grants

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government program designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

QLD- Regional Arts Development Fund

Funding rounds and drop-in information sessions.

QLD - Regional Arts Development Fund (Mackay) applications close

A flexible fund, enabling local councils to tailor programs to suit the needs of their communities.

QLD - Individuals Fund applications close

For individual artists and cultural workers (emerging and established) to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities.

ACT- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

OPPORTUNITIES : AGSC Composer Attachment with Guy Gross

Opportunity for a female composer to work with Guy Gross on an ABC drama.

OPPORTUNITIES : SA - Jon Lemon Artist in Residence Applications close

Opportunity to work in one of two brand new songwriting rooms based at St Paul’s Creative Centre.

OPPORTUNITIES : Art Music Fund applications close

A$100,000 in grants on offer for Australian and New Zealand composers.

EVENTS : QLD - BIGSOUND Industry Insider Sessions

APRA AMCOS and BIGSOUND have teamed up again to help you get ahead in the music business.

EVENTS : QLD - Meet the Managers at BIGSOUND

APRA AMCOS and Association of Artist Managers (AAM) are offering local members the opportunity to join an exclusive ‘speed dating’ session with these incredible industry heavyweights.

EVENTS : NSW - Meet the Locals - Blue Mountains

APRA AMCOS and Music NSW are bringing together a group of local experts from the Blue Mountains music scene for this unique Meet the Locals event

EVENTS : NSW - How to Make it to America

US attorney Andrea Szew talks visas, immigration and tax with Chit Cha

OPPORTUNITIES : ACMF National Songwriting Competition Entries Close

The National Songwriting Competition is designed to encourage creativity and self-expression through songwriting. Entries close 20 October 2016.

OPPORTUNITIES : NSW - Waterloo Creative Live/Work Space - Applications Close

Apply for the opportunity for an artist – including musicians and performers – a creative collaboration or collective to have residency in a self-contained apartment on the grounds of the Waterloo ...

EVENTS : SA - Live In The Botanic Park

Footy and Australian rock legends combine for AFL Grand Final Day celebrations

EVENTS

The intricacies of film score composing are explored in this MIFF Accelerator masterclass with acclaimed composer Cezary Skubiszewski. Presented as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival.

EVENTS

This panel is co-presented with APRA AMCOS as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival. Zak Hepburn discusses influential scores and soundtracks, and the process of their creation with ...

EVENTS

A unique opportunity for artists to effectively immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture.

EVENTS : NT - Tax Time Workshop

This event will provide you with practical advice on how to manage your finances, maximise your tax return, plus give you some top tips on running your creative outlet as a small business. 

OPPORTUNITIES

Part of the Pink Sari Songwriting Competition, this free workshop is an opportunity to learn how to write songs, or share your compositions with other aspiring and established songwriters

EVENTS : SA - Tax Time Workshop

Learn about tax, finances and good business practice from Ben Turner, Senior Manager - People Advisory Services at EY.

EVENTS : Singapore - All That Matters

Asia's leading event for connecting key players in the Music, Sports and Digital entertainment industries.

OPPORTUNITIES

GRID Series 2016 is an Artist Development Program that equips musicians with the essential skills and recorded material to create a sustainable career in the music industry.

EVENTS : VIC - Money For Your Music

APRA AMCOS, Music Victoria and Creative Victoria are coming to Ballarat to hold a Q + A for locals.

EVENTS

Applications are currently open to Australian emerging managers including self-managed artists. Closes 1 August.

OPPORTUNITIES

‘Versions of Indigenous Classics’ aims to discover eight to ten new indigenous singers

EVENTS : SA - Barossa Valley CONNECT with APRA AMCOS

Free information evening for members which will look at how to make the most of your membership and maximise royalties!

EVENTS : WA - Music Industry Sundowner

Let’s get together to discuss dollars and sense in the Music Industry – just in time for the end of financial year!

OPPORTUNITIES : VIC - Good Music Neighbours

A Creative Victoria matched funding opportunity for live music venues to access support to manage their sound attenuation needs

EVENTS

Find out about the latest grants available for Victorian artists and get some sweet tips on how to stand out in your application.

EVENTS : VIC - Youth Media Festival

This one-day event will be a festival of ideas and collaboration between students and young content makers from all over Australia

EVENTS

A rare opportunity for Sydney audiences to hear one the country’s most significant instrumental voices leading an all-star band.  

OPPORTUNITIES

Vaudeville Smash is searching for the MOST AMAZING remix of their hit

EVENTS : NSW - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : QLD - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : WA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : VIC - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : SA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

OPPORTUNITIES : VIC - Melbourne Prize for Music 2016

$130,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. Entries open 25 May and close 11 July.

OPPORTUNITIES

Schools are invited to work with their local Indigenous community to translate the body song, Marrin Gamu, into the first language of their area, then to record students singing it.

OPPORTUNITIES

A songwriting competition which aims to generate constructive discussion and  to help change the way people think about issues which impact on us all.

OPPORTUNITIES : QLD - Girls Rock!

A music mentorship program for self-identified girls, trans and gender non-conforming youth aged 10-17

OPPORTUNITIES : NSW - JMC Academy Open Day

Come along to the campus Open Day and learn how to build your creative future with JMC Academy.

NEWS : Develop your music career at Starting Ground Dubbo

Aboriginal songwriters in the Orana region invited to free two-day music skills workshop.

OPPORTUNITIES : NT - Applications closing for 2016 Bush Bands Bash

Six bands from across Central Australia will be selected to attend Bush Bands Business (August 24-27) and then perform at the annual Bush Bands Bash on August 28 in Alice Springs.

EVENTS : QLD - BIGSOUND 2016

The southern hemisphere’s biggest new music festival and music industry conference

OPPORTUNITIES : Composers can now apply for $100k in grants

Art music composers invited to apply for $100k in grants

APRA AMCOS NEWS : 2016 Art Music Awards - Call for Nominations Now Open

Contemporary classical, electroacoustic, improvised and experimental music, and contemporary jazz. 

NEWS : Hilltop Hoods offer $10k grant for emerging hip hop and soul artists

Hilltop Hoods offer $10k grant for emerging hip hop and soul artists

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Aboriginal songwriters invited to develop their music careers at Starting Ground Byron Bay

Aboriginal songwriters on the NSW Far North Coast invited to skills development workshop

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program,

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program.

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program.

OPPORTUNITY : PNG - Tony Subam Fellowship applications closing

The annual fellowship is open to any band in Papua New Guinea that has a strong element of cultural expression in their work, and is administered by the Wantok Musik Foundation.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : 2016 APRA Music Awards: Blues & Roots Work of the Year Nominations now open

The APRA Music Awards are back for 2016 and we are calling on APRA Members to nominate for the Blues & Roots Work of the Year. The winner of this category is determined by broadcast ...

APRAP

The Creative Workforce Initiative (CWI) is conducting a collaborative study on the characteristics of work and the challenges and opportunities facing women composers, and is asking for survey ...

NEWS : WA Regional and Remote Touring Fund

Applications will be accepted from regional local government authorities, regional development commissions and WA performing arts organisations.

APRAP : ARIA Week - APRA AMCOS Presents - In Conversation: Producing a #1 Hit Song

Join a panel of songwriters that have produced some of the most recognisable chart hits in history.

NEWS : UNSIGNED ONLY 2016 SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Unsigned Only has opened their songwriting competition for independent artists.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Update to Tropscore 2015: New film & deadline

We have selected a new film for Tropscore 2015, Mirror, which was shortlisted in Tropfest 2014. The new closing date for entries is 2 November.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Featured Opportunity: Wild card entry in ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ camp

APRA AMCOS, Specific Music and The Naked Song are announcing a worldwide opportunity for one songwriter to attend 50 songs in 5 days.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : APRA AMCOS & The Naked Song presents a competition to win a spot at the '50 Songs in 5 Days’ Song writing Camp in Sydney, Australia

APRA AMCOS and The Naked Song are giving one songwriter the opportunity to receive a coveted place at the '50 Songs in 5 Days' writing camp at Studios 301 in Sydney from the 16th to the 20th ...

NEWS : Grant McLennan Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2015 Grant McLennan Fellowship, jointly funded by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and APRA AMCOS.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT MUSICAL SUCCESS STORY!

APRA AMCOS is proud to announce the return of the Professional Development Awards, a career boosting initiative which has helped further the musical success stories of Gotye, Abbe May, screen ...

NEWS : Emerging musicians encouraged to enter 2015 Telstra Road to Discovery

Telstra Road to Discovery, the talent development program that connects emerging singer songwriters with some of the most influential figures in the music industry, has opened the call for entries ...

NEWS : The City of Sydney has announced new grants to support live music in businesses

The City of Sydney has announced new grants to support live music in businesses, organisations and for individual artists. 

Hilltop Hoods Initiative

The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers $10,000 to an emerging Australian hip hop or soul artist with music that’s ready to be unleashed on the world.

APRA AMCOS News : Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition Deadline Extended

Entries for the 2014 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition – the largest charity songwriting competition in the world – has been extended for a further four weeks and will now close on Friday, 24 ...

Songwriting Competition : ISC: Deadline To Enter September 18, 2014

15 Record Label Presidents and CEOs Join Iconic Recording Artists To Judge International Songwriting Competition.

Tropscore 2014 : From songwriter to screen composer - now's your chance!

Entries are now open for Tropscore 2014 - there's $5000 for the winning film score. Apply now!

APRA AMCOS News : Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition Now Open

APRA AMCOS, Alberts and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA) are pleased to announce that entries for the 2014 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition – the largest charity songwriting ...

Opportunities : We’re here for you!

Here you'll find details on a whole bunch of events to help you on your way - songwriting competitions, music marketing workshops, professional development events and more!

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