South Australia

11 July 2024

2024 SA Young Composers Awards workshop opportunities

Written by: Jennifer Rosevear

  • Adelaide Youth Orchestra Workshops:
    Composers and Arrangers of Wind Orchestra and String Orchestra works are invited to submit their works for workshop opportunities in collaboration with ASME and the Adelaide Youth Orchestra. Works for either of these ensembles can be submitted to Ben Fuller at by Friday the 19th of July for consideration. A Workshop will be held for successful entries with the Adelaide Youth Orchestra on Sunday the 17th of August with a follow up workshop on the 31st of August.
  • Adelaide Big Band Workshops:
    Composers and Arrangers of Big Band works can submit works for workshop opportunities that will be occurring on Wednesday evenings on the 24th of July and 4th of September. Works for Big Band can be submitted to Ben Fuller at .
  • A ‘Beginners Guide to Composing’ Workshop: Are you interested in learning how to write your own music? Learn how to develop your creativity and some tips and tricks from last year’s winner of ASME’s Young Composer Awards. Fun activities and ideas to inspire your next composition. Bring your questions, friends and instrument. A ‘Beginners Guide to Composing’ workshop is also being held through the collaboration of AUSTA and ASME on Sunday the 25th of August between 9:45am and 12:00pm at Seymour College.
The registration link for the Beginners Guide to Composing Workshop is:
Child / AUSTA or ASME member $20
Adult Non member $25
Family ticket (for 4 people) $60
Trybooking QR code for the Beginners Guide to Composing Workshop on Sunday the 25th of August is:
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