13 September 2016
Soundstream Emerging Composers Forum 2016: participants
Participants of the 2016 Soundstream Emerging Composers Forum, to be held in Adelaide on 28-30 November, have been announced. Leah Blankendaal (SA), Mitchell Mollison (VIC), Daniel Thorpe (SA), Alex Turley (WA) and Mark Wolf (QLD) will be mentored by composers Cat Hope, Alison Isadora and Gao Ping.
The Forum is open to all Australian composers in their first five years of professional practice, or studying at postgraduate level. The selected composers are flown to Adelaide to participate in open rehearsals of their work, workshops and lectures by the mentoring composers and with guest Professor Simon Emmerson (Music, Technology and Innovation, Leicester Media School, Faculty of Technology De Montfort University, UK).
The final concert on 30 November, broadcast by ABC Classic FM, will feature five premieres of new works by participating composers. Three composers will be offered further commissions of $5,000 each.
> Final concert 30 November (event details in the AMC Calendar)
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