UPDATE - The Women in Music Festival team send our very best wishes to you all at this difficult time. We are making some exciting changes to the Festival format including streaming live concerts in June, and hopefully holding a live event later in the year. Stay tuned for updates and announcements this week. Stay well. x
LESS THAN 5% OF MUSIC PERFORMED ON THE CONCERT PLATFORM IS WRITTEN BY WOMEN.
The Women in Music Festival is in celebration and support of women composers across multiple genres and was founded to address the fact that less than 5% of music performed on the concert platform is of music written by women... more
CHALLENGE NOW OPEN!
The inaugural Women in Music Festival Student Composition Challenge is now open!
This year we have partnered with the Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) to offer students the opportunity to write a short piece - inspired by poetry - for a prescribed ensemble or instruments from that ensemble, namely flute, voice, piano and percussion.
With five genre categories to choose from, applicants also have the chance to win cash and prizes which will be presented to the winners by the Australian Music Examination Board.
Click here for all the details.
N'Arweet Carolyn Briggs
Boon Wurrung Elder