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 […]

Celebrating 5 Years of Fanfare 2018 celebrates 5 years of Fanfare in Australia and sees 40 young people aged 12-21 years participate in the program and over 600 young people enter. Artology originally brought the program to Australia after seeing it in action at the Royal Opera House, UK. Now established in 5 venue across […]

Enter Fanfare Competition 2019-20! Thinking of entering the Fanfare Competition in 2019? The competition gives students the opportunity to create a short attention grabbing 30 second composition to be recorded by the musicians of the Australian Youth Orchestra and broadcast in venues across Australia. To help get started, there are free student resources and classroom […]

2018-19 Fanfares Announced Congratulations to everyone who entered Fanfare. The judges were delighted with the Fanfares submitted this year and from over 100 entries the final eight were selected. Timothy O’Malley, Age 17, Vic, Studying at St Kevin’s College Benjamin Lau, Age 17, Qld, Studying at Nambour Christian College Aurora Lahur, Age 14, Vic, Studying […]

Fanfare Deadline : 4 June The Fanfare Competition deadline is soon approaching on Monday 4 June. Fanfare is open to young people aged 12-21 years to write a short 30 second composition to assist calling people to take their seats at venues across Australia. To enter the competition see the submission details online, select instruments […]

What are you up to these school holidays? Why not map out your ideas for your Fanfare? The Fanfare Competition is open to young people aged 12-21 years to write a short 30 second composition to assist calling people to take their seats at venues across Australia. Each year eight selected participants work with professional […]

Imagine hearing new Australian compositions written by young people ringing out at concert venues around Australia! The Fanfare Competition is open to young people aged 12-21 years to write a short 30 second composition to assist calling people to take their seats at venues across Australia. Each year eight selected participants work with professional mentor […]

New teacher resources for 2018 … We’ve been working with our colleagues at Cool Australia to refresh the existing classroom activities and have created a new lesson to assist students to orchestrate their Fanfare. Teachers looking for a composition activity for the classroom in 2018 – why not try our resources – they are easy […]

Recordings alive …    One of the highlights of Fanfare is the recording day with the Australian Youth Orchestra. Last month our young composers ventured into the recording studio at Trackdown and were part of the live recording session with the AYO and guest Israeli conductor Ariel Zuckermann. The recordings have now been finalised and mastered […]

Recording day … round the corner Over the past couple of months this year’s eight selected Fanfare participants have attended workshop sessions to finalise their compositions with our mentor composers Lyle Chan and Nicholas Vines. The final scores and parts landed at the Australian Youth Orchestra office this week and are now in the hands […]

Introducing our composers for 2017-18 Our Fanfare participates gathered at Sydney Grammar School for our first workshop session on July 15. The day included introductions and workshopping their compositions with our mentor composers Nick Vines and Lyle Chan. Each participant prepared a 5 minute introduction and you can view online.   … Click here to […]

Announcing the 2017-18 Fanfare Participants Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition this year.   We are pleased to announce the following eight young people who will participate in the Fanfare workshop sessions to have their compositions refined and finally recorded by the fabulous Australian Youth Orchestra and then broadcast at venues around Australia. In […]

Fanfare Deadline 26 May 2017  Welcome back to term two! We hope you have had a restful Easter break.   The competition deadline for this year is Friday 26 May and the workshop sessions are set for July and August. If you have any questions relating to entering the competition or if you’d like your […]

From Chrysoulla Markoulli on the ATYP Mentorship The ATYP mentorship has been a very special experience that has sparked an interest in theatre sound design, one that I hope to pursue. I have loved working as part of the team at ATYP and watching the very talented young cast. I am sure their future will […]

AYO with conductor Toby Thatcher at Trackdown Studios. Fanfares @ Art Gallery of NSW As part of the Art Gallery of NSW’s Resonate Series the fanfares are now ushering guests to take their seats in the old courts amongst the classic masters and they sound great! The fanfares are reaching new audiences at the Art […]

Fanfare group at the recent recording day at Trackdown Studios. Fanfare AYO recording day Earlier this month the eight Fanfarers came together at Trackdown Studios to record their compositions live with the Australian Youth Orchestra conducted by Toby Thatcher. You can hear a little snip of Oliver Beard’s fanfare on our FB Page. Video interviews […]

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