APRA AMCOS Broadcasts 2022 Artwork Music Fund Recipients


APRA AMCOS, the Australasian physique that grants and manages license charges throughout the music business, has just lately introduced the eleven recipients of its Artwork Music Fund grants.

They’re Cat Hope, Corrina Bonshek, Hamed Sadeghi, Kate Milligan, Linda Kouvaras, Maree Sheehan, Paul Clift, Riki Neihana Gooch, Robert Curgenven, Ross McHenry, and Wally Gunn.

Collectively, the composers will obtain greater than $55,000 value of funding, which is able to go in direction of wide-ranging tasks. Among the subjects of the proposed items of music embrace the work of teenage local weather activists, Persian Sufism philosophy, a Dutch shipwreck, the Music of Solomon, “iceberg songs,” the Māori voice in Morris’s “conduction” technique, the intricacies of the pipe organ, and extra. You’ll be able to learn extra about every of the proposed tasks right here.

Since its inception in 2016, the Artwork Music Fund has supplied greater than half 1,000,000 {dollars} value of funding to Australian composers. The Australian Music Centre has partnered with APRA AMCOS for the whole thing of that point, however in 2022, the SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music has additionally come on board.

“Up to date Artwork Music is modern and experimental, and explores the outer edges of musical risk,” stated recipient Wally Gunn.

“These improvements and explorations steadily discover their manner again to widespread music, business music, and display music, increasing the vocabulary of musical expression throughout the board,” he added. “Artwork Music wants funding in order that the innovators and experimenters can maintain pushing the boundaries, and in order that music of every kind can sound new, thrilling, and very important.”

“SOUNZ is delighted to have been concerned for the primary time with APRA AMCOS’ Artwork Music Fund in 2022, particularly with the rise of alternatives for New Zealand recipients,” stated Diana Marsh, the Chief Government of SOUNZ.

“We’re thrilled that the tasks chosen are from two SOUNZ composers who’re working at the vanguard of music apply in Aotearoa New Zealand.”



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