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14 February 2013

MODART13 - first workshops

Nicholas Vines joins MODART13 as composer-mentor Image: Nicholas Vines joins MODART13 as composer-mentor  

The first stage of MODART13 composer development program will take place in Annandale, Sydney, on 25-28 February. This is when all nine composer participants will take part in a series of workshops, including some individual sessions with the members of The Song Company, to try out ideas and make adjustments to existing work.

In addition to the singers of The Song Company and Roland Peelman, composer Nicholas Vines will be present as composer-mentor. The nine participants of MODART13 are Michael BakrnĨev, Adam Cook, Matthew Rankin, Owen Salome, Dylan Sheridan and Marcus Whale, all from Australia, as well as Daniel Lo from Hong Kong, Yeo Chow from Malaysia, and Celeste Oram from New Zealand.

MODART is The Song Company's biennial young composer forum, actively supported by the Australian Music Centre and ABC Classic FM. It gives young composers the opportunity to develop new vocal work in close collaboration with the singers of the ensemble and their director, Roland Peelman. MODART13 is the 6th edition of this composer development program, originally initiated by The Song Company and the AMC.

AMC resources

MODART - information about the program and MODART13 participants

Further links

The Song Company
The Song Company - MODART

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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