Competitions & Awards

Back to Opportunities

FEATURED LISTING: Strike A Chord
Applications extended to  27 August
The search for Australia’s best young ensembles has been extended! Whether you play the violin, classical guitar, marimba or sing Musica Viva is looking for secondary students to enter Strike A Chord. The competition prize pool is worth over $16,000 with cash and development prizes awarded to groups throughout the competition.

Permission To Shine
Play It Forward, with Artistic Director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM, is inviting you to join a new online singing competition with a difference. Thousands in cash prizes available.
It doesn’t matter what age you are or where you are in the world, there is something for everyone.

Register your interest for NORMAH
Australian Guild of Screen Composers new network for musicians recording at home during the stay-at-home period.

Expressions of Interest Open 2021 Australian Youth Orchestra
The Australian Youth Orchestra provides specialised training opportunities to inspire excellence in Australia’s best young classical musicians, composers and arts administrators aged 12–30 years; from the emerging, gifted, school-aged student, to those on a verge of a professional career. Acceptance into the Australian Youth Orchestra is an acknowledgment of excellence.


International Songwriting Competition
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 professional, international arena.


National Campus Music
Applications close 31 October
The National Campus Music Competition (previously known as the National Campus Band Competition) is an annual Australian music competition specifically for tertiary students.

Vanda & Young Worldwide Songwriting Competition
Entries extended 29 October
With the impact of COVID-19 affecting the livelihoods of music creators worldwide, organisers of the Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition are extending the entry period and awarding an additional ten runner-up cash prizes of $1,000.

 

BACK TO OPPORTUNITIES

Stay in the loop

Music Australia updates straight to your inbox

Follow Like
Quick Links

Industry

  • National clearing house for policy & development

  • Music Journal

    Features articles about the Music Industry Sector

  • Music Talks

    Series of seminars exploring music

Community

Education