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Applications close 21 May
The search for Australia’s best young ensembles has begun! 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. 12 aspiring finalists will have the opportunity to perform at Melbourne Recital Centre during the Finals Weekend!

APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards
Nominations now open
Presented each year by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards recognise achievement in the composition, performance, education and presentation of Australian art music.

APRA Music Awards
April, Sydney

The APRA Music Awards celebrate excellence in contemporary music, honouring songwriters and publishers that have achieved artistic excellence and outstanding success in their fields.

APRA AMCOS Screen Music Awards
November, Sydney
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 screen composition.


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