Chamber Music Australia’s inaugural award for new Australian compositions for string quartet or piano trio is now open. Read the Overview and Rules here. Submissions are due on 31 January 2015 and the winning works will receive their world premiere as part of the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition in July 2015.
Applications for the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition close on 17 October 2014. Click here to READ MORE
Congratulations to our Principal Partner, Monash University, Mary Finsterer and Paul Grabowsky for the exciting results of the 2014 APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards…READ MORE
Maureen Wheeler AO, co-founder of Lonely Planet travel guides and Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre has accepted the role of Jury Chair for the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (11-19 July 2015). Maureen is an inspiration: an entrepreneur and philanthropist, she is both committed and involved in the arts. The role of Jury Chair is an important non-voting position that supports the international jury in their deliberations. We are very much looking forward to working with Maureen next year.
A gift from Australian barrister, human rights advocate, and author Mr Julian Burnside AO QC has established the Chamber Music Australia Chair of Composition at Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music. Read the announcement here
To celebrate the first twenty-five years of Chamber Music Australia, Dr Anthony Grigg – historian, arts administrator, management consultant and CMA Board member – has put together a fascinating history of the organisation. Read it here
In 2014, Chamber Music Australian turns 25! You too can have a hand in the future of chamber music and help us prepare for the next 25 years. Read more about Chamber Music Australia’s 25th Anniversary Have a Hand Fundraising Campaign.