National Call for Submissions!

Submissions are now open for the 2019 Fanfare Competition for young people aged 12-21 years to compose a short 30 second work. Now in its sixth year, the Fanfares are broadcast annually to 100,000 visitors attending events at our partnering venues around Australia!

The selected eight young people work with professional mentors and have their work recorded by the talented musicians at the Australian Youth Orchestra. Artology offers free travel and accomodation to attend the workshop and recording sessions and the launch.

Need help to getting started? Free resources are online

Need inspiration? Listen to past winners

Give it a go – it’s fun! Enter online by 5pm, Monday 3 June 2019 

Queensland Performing Arts Centre hosts national Fanfare Launch!

It was a great pleasure to nationally launch the 2018 Fanfares on Monday 4 March at the Concert Hall Foyer of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. The event marked the first opportunity to hear the fanfares at a venue.

The fanfares will be broadcast at our partner venues around Australia.

Listen to Ezra Hersch’s interview from the national launch. You can hear all interviews online.

Ronan Apcar wins choral composition prize!

Congratulations to Ronan Apcar (2017 Fanfare participate) for recently winning the 2019 Willgoss Choral Composition Composition Prize at UNSW.

Following an anonymous adjudication process, Apcar’s work Preludes was selected as the winning work from some high-quality entries, to be premiered in September at the evening recital of the Burgundian Consort of UNSW. As the winner, he will receive a $3000 cash prize, thanks to the generous support of Richard and Sue Willgoss, who have now supported this prize for three years.

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