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Melbourne Prize for Music 2010

5 May 2010

Local musicians are tuning up for big rewards as entries open for one of Australia?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s most valuable music prizes – the Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and Awards.

Melbourne Prize Trust

Providing opportunities for Victorian musicians, performers and composers, across all music genres and valued at over $100,000, the Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and Awards will recognise and reward excellence and talent in music.

The Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and Awards include the following:

  • The $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 will be awarded to a Victorian musician, or group of musicians, whose work has made an outstanding contribution to Australian music and has enriched cultural and public life.
  • The $30,000 Outstanding Musicians Award 2010 will be presented to a Victorian musician, or group of musicians, 40 years and under, for recent work representing an outstanding example of creativity and skill.
  • The $13,000 Development Award 2010 will be presented to an emerging musician or group of musicians, 30 years and under, who demonstrate outstanding musical talent with the potential to develop their professional career.

Entries can be made either by the individual musician or group or by nomination. A residency with the School of Music, Faculty of the VCA and Music, The University of Melbourne is also on offer.

The Melbourne Prize for Music is supported by the State Government through Arts Victoria, and the City of Melbourne.

More details and entry forms can be found at www.melbourneprizetrust.org

 


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