2014 Art Music Award Winners Announced - MusicNSW

The winners have been announced for the 2014 Art Music Awards, at an awards ceremony in Melbourne at the Plaza Ballroom on Tuesday 26th August.

Hosted by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards celebrate the achievement and creative success of composers, performers and educators in the genres of contemporary art music, jazz and experimental music.

The winners are as follows:

Award for Excellence by an Organisation

Australian Art Orchestra for touring, community building, recording, creativity & leadership

Award for Excellence by an Individual

Catherine Crock for The Hush Collection, Volumes 1-13

Award for Excellence in Music Education

 Cathy Aggett for new Australian art songs for low voice

Award for Excellence in a Regional Area

Goulburn Regional Conservatorium for The Goulburn Oratorio

Award for Excellence in Experimental Music

Cat Hope for Drawn From Sound exhibition

Award for Excellence in Jazz

Alister Spence and Myra Melford for Everything Here Is Possible

Distinguished Services to Australian Music

Richard Gill


Queensland State Award

Performer:      Camerata of St John’s with Natalie Weir and Expressions Dance Company

Title:                 When Time Stops

Composer:      Iain Grandage

Category:         Performance Of The Year

Victorian State Award

Arts Centre Melbourne for 5x5x5

Category:         Excellence by an Organisation

West Australian State Award

Tura New Music for 2013 Program

Category:         Excellence by an Organisation

ACT State Award

Judith Clingan AM for “So Good A Thing” Festival, celebrating 50 Years of music making in Canberra

Category:         Excellence By An Individual

New South Wales State Award

Kim Waldock from Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Category:         Excellence In Music Education

South Australian State Award

Jason Sweeney for Stereopublic: Crowdsourcing the Quiet

Category:         Excellence In Experimental Music

Tasmanian State Award

Performer:      Michael Kieran Harvey

Title:                 Inferno

Composer:      Elliott Gyger

Category:         Performance Of The Year