10 August 2016
Opportunity: Albert H Maggs Composition Award 2016
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music invites submissions for the 2016 Albert H Maggs Composition Award. This Award is provided as a commission for Australian composers for the creation of a musical work of a substantial nature.
The value of the award offered will be approximately $7,000 for the commissioned musical work, with approximately $3,000 performance subsidy also provided. Applications for this scholarship close on Monday 5 September 2016.
Entries are open to any Australian composer who has been a continuous resident in Australia for at least two years before the closing date for applications. Previous awardees are also welcome to apply.
Applications will be assessed by a selection committee and should include: a list of works, an overview of commissions, publications and performances, and a score and matching recording of one composition written in the last three years.
> For more information on submitting an application, please visit the Maggs Award website.
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