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
In 2020 we partnered with the Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) in launching the inaugural Women in Music Festival Student Composition Challenge, and offered 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, student composers have the chance to win cash and prizes:: click here for all the details.
N'Arweet Carolyn Briggs
Boon Wurrung Elder