Are you a composer?
Would you like to have your composition performed at a national event?
Will you be aged 16-20 by September 2019?
ASME is calling for submissions of compositions from eligible students to be considered for the 2019 ASME National Conference Young Composer Project.
In 2019, each chapter of the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) may select ONE Young Composer who will be invited to attend the ASME XXII National Conference in October to be held in Perth. Each ASME chapter will fund the airfare, accommodation and student conference registration for ONE state selected Young Composer.
At the conference a special programme is provided and the Young Composers will be involved in workshops with professional composer James Ledger. The selected students’ works will also be performed at the conference concert by the Conservatorium of Music professional chamber ensemble, ‘Intercurrent’.
The ASME Young Composers Project offers the participants:
To enter you must:
For further information please contact:
The Young Composer Project is a biennial project that is an important aspect of the Australian Society of Music Education’s national conference.
At the XXIst ASME Conference National Executive and Council meeting, a proposal to honour and acknowledge music educators in First Nation and Indigenous Community settings was presented by Immediate Past President Dr Brad Merrick and accepted unanimously. This will be supported financially by ASME National and will be awarded for the first time at the XXII Conference at Perth 2019. This was announced publicly at the awards ceremony to all delegates on the last day of the 2017 conference.
PURPOSE OF THE AWARD
This Award aims to recognise music educators in First Nation and Indigenous Community settings through their exceptional efforts in the provision of quality music education. The award seeks to enable further professional growth through attendance at the ASME National Conference where there will be opportunities to share their experiences and to access current thinking, professional practice and resources.
The purpose of this award would be to support attendance and resources to selected recipients, the first winner/s being acknowledged in person at the XXII Conference. The award in total will amount to a maximum value of $2500.00.
This may include
Applicants must either complete this form themselves and include comments from other referees. Alternately, this form may be filled in by an external work colleague and submitted. It is important that the designated person is aware that they have been nominated for the award.
Please post to:
ASME Indigenous Award, PO Box 7184, West Lakes SA 5021.
Please email to:
Send nominations by email to: [email protected]