5 May 2011
Art Music Awards ceremony : 2011 photo gallery
[See also: 'Winners of the inaugural Art Music Awards' - Resonate 4 May 2011]
Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and the Australian Music Centre (AMC) have announced the winners of the inaugural Art Music Awards, the only national event in Australia to acknowledge the enormous achievement and creative successes of Australian performers and composers in the genres of contemporary art music, jazz and experimental music.
The gala event held at the Sydney Theatre, Walsh Bay on Tuesday 3rd May 2011 honoured winners across nine national categories and seven State Awards, spanning performance, composition, outstanding contributions to Australian music by individuals and organisations, music education and regional music. An additional Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music, as determined by the Board of Directors of APRA and the AMC, was also presented. The Awards were hosted by Julian Morrow of ABC TV's The Chaser, and featured live performances from a selection of Award finalists including Paul Stanhope, Johannes Luebbers Dectet, Ensemble Offspring, Clocked Out and an installation work by Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey.
|Sheena Boughen [President], Genevieve Lacey [Artistic Director] of the Four Winds Festival: Winner of the Award for Excellence in a Regional Area||Valda Silvy [Director] of The Joan: Winner of the Award for Excellence in Music Education with presenter Liz Terracini|
|Erik Griswold and Vanessa Tomlinson of Clocked Out: Winner of the Award for Excellence by an Organisation or Individual||Cat Hope: Winner of the Award for Excellence in Experimental Music with presenter Matthew Hindson|
|Jason Noble, Claire Edwardes, Sophie Cole of Ensemble Offspring: Winner of Performance of the Year for The Origin Cycle Project||Johannes Luebbers: Winner of the Jazz Work of the Year with presenters Jonathan Zwartz and Nigel Westlake|
|Paul Stanhope: Winner of the Instrumental and Vocal / Choral Works of the Year||James Ledger: Winner of the Orchestral Work of the Year|
|Patrick Thomas and John Hopkins: Distinguished Services Award with presenters Martin Buzacott and Ben Northey||2011 Host: Julian Morrow|
Photos by Bridget Elliott and Prue Upton.
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The Australian Music Centre connects people around the world to Australian composers and sound artists. By facilitating the performance, awareness and appreciation of music by these creative artists, it aims to increase their profile and the sustainability of their art form. Established in 1974, the AMC is now the leading provider of information, resources, materials and products relating to Australian new music.
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