New in 2022! Calling all young creatives – join our new mentor Christopher Sainsbury and compose your own musical Acknowledgement of Country. To Country expands existing programs like Fanfare, and you can enter any or all of them!

Entries are now open for Artology’s music programs. If you’re aged 12-23 find out how you can get involved, here.

Australian Youth Orchestra recording day. So thrilled to be back in the studio on Sunday 13 February, working with the fabulous AYO team to record 8 new Fanfares by young composers aged 12-21 – Cassie Parke (NSW), Phillip Cullen (NSW), Charlie Wells (SA), Annika Ganesh & mum (SA), Floyd Taylor (Tas), Will Hartley-Keane (Vic), Raphael Luxton (WA), Bonnie Cook (WA). The recordings will be heard this year in professional venues across Australia.

Teachers, are you looking for perfect lesson plans for your music class? To get started check out the Resources section on the website. You can find over 10 lesson plans, a DIY Guide for Students and video resources created by past Fanfare participants. Visit the Resources page, here.

Who’s conducting the AYO Fanfare orchestra? We are joined by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor Carlo Antonioli. Carlo has also recently been announced as the MSO’s Cybec Assistant Conductor Fellow for 2022. He has taken part in a number of emerging conductor programs including the Symphony Services International Conductor Development Program and the inaugural Australian Conducting Academy with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in 2018, read more.

Featured Fanfare composer. Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra recently announced Alexander Voltz as the 2022 Emerging Composer-in-Residence. Congratulations Alex on your achievement! Alex participated in the 2015 Fanfare program and has been a valued mentor for young composers, read more…

Here’s what Limelight says: ‘Competitions for young composers also includes an opportunity to create a musical acknowledgement to country, plus a short film festival’, read more…

For those into film! If filmmaking is your passion, Artology is also partnering with Spring Bay Mill to present the Very Short Film Festival. Applicants are required to submit a two to five-minute film which includes a reference to the competition’s 2022 theme ‘spring’, with prizes offered in the junior category (21 years of age or under at the time of entry) and the open category, find out how to enter…