2017 Art Music Awards

2017 Art Music Awards

2017 Art Music Awards Winners Announced!

Presented each year by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the awards recognise achievement in the composition, performance, education and presentation of Australian art music. Art music covers activity across contemporary classical music, contemporary jazz and improvised music, experimental music and sound art.

Orchestral Work of the Year
"My Dear Benjamin" - Serenade for Tenor, Saxophone and Orchestra Composed byLyle Chan

Instrumental Work of the Year
How Forests Think Composed by Liza Lim

Vocal/Choral Work of the Year
Tree of Codes Composed by Liza Lim

Jazz Work of the Year
Now Noise Composed by Tom O'Halloran

Performance of the Year
Peter de Jager
performing Chris Dench's Piano Sonata

Award for Excellence by an Organisation
Speak Percussion
for their 2016 program and sustained contribution to Australian Music

Award for Excellence by an Individual
Daryl Buckley
for over thirty years contribution to the international projection of Australian contemporary performance, ideas and practice

Award for Excellence in Music Education
Moorambilla Voices
for their 2016 season

Award for Excellence in a Regional Area
Tura New Music
for their 2016 Regional Program

Award for Excellence in Experimental Music
Clocked Out with Bruce and Jocelyn Wolfe
for The Piano Mill Project

Award for Excellence in Jazz
Andrea Keller
for the creation, presentation and release of contemporary jazz in 2016

Click here for more information, including a full list of this year's nominees and winners.