The Australian Music Centre offers various categories of representation to eligible composers, improvisers, and sound artists.
The key benefits of representation are the inclusion of artists' works and associated materials in the AMC's collection which, in the new online environment, encourages a focus not only on the work and the artist biography, but on the broader documentation of the context for the work. For composers working with notated music, the AMC will make available scores for sale, and for all artists represented with the AMC, any recordings or other materials in digital formats can be made available on a commercial or non-commercial basis. For performers, biographies, discographies, and prospective performances are promoted by the AMC, and performance histories also maintained.
The Australian Music Centre supports a very wide range of composition in sound, be it in real-time or by means of prolonged elaboration and definition including the following:
- Notated composition
- Electroacoustic music
- Improvised music, including contemporary jazz
- Sound art
- Installation sound
- Multimedia, web and film sound and music
- Related genres and techniques
(Please note that the AMC can not presently support popular and rock music, especially of commercial importance, and folk and traditional musics.)
The Australian Music Centre offers representation in the following categories::
- Represented composers/creative artists
- Associate composers/creative artists
- Pedagogical artists, for those with work recognised as having widespread utility in pedagogy
- Affiliated artists including heritage and other works (currently offered by invitation of the Board only).
Representation applications may be lodged with the AMC at any time. Assessment of applications will take normally place twice each year.
Applicants must fulfill the eligibility requirements and procedures outlined in the AMC's Representation Policy. Application forms are available from the AMC.
- Artist representation policy (September 2011)