Queensland Youth Orchestras Livestream. The fine musicians of the Queensland Youth Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Rachel Howley, performed Fanfare #1 on Wednesday 29 September at The Old Museum, Bowen Hills. The concert featured 13 world premieres by young Australians and a special orchestral Acknowledgement of Country by Christopher Sainsbury. The concert will be broadcast on Monday 1 November at 10pm on 4MBS-FM 103.7. You can revisit the livestream, here.

Adelaide Youth Orchestras Open Rehearsal. Due to the continued lockdowns in eastern Australia our friends at the Adelaide Youth Orchestras have arranged a special open rehearsal and recording session on Saturday 30 October 2021 at Elder Hall in Adelaide for the eight young composers who were to be recorded this year by the Australian Youth Orchestra. The livestream will be available following the recording day, stay tuned!

Very Short Film Festival 2022. Feeling the urge to create a 2-5min short film? The theme for 2022 is ‘SPRING’, how you decide to use the signature theme in your film is entirely up to you. Entrants go in the running to win cash prizes, mentorships, Guardian Australia exclusive, travel and much more! Applications open in November, time to get cracking! Get some inspo and check out the winning and shortlisted films for this year, here.

New opportunities in 2022. Artology is launching a new composition opportunity in 2022. The project will complement the existing Fanfare program and see more young people engaged in creating new music. The details will be announced in November, stay tuned!