Finalists
announced

The finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019, the Development Award 2019 and the Beleura Emerging Composers Award 2019 have been announced. Congratulations to the following finalists!

For information on each finalist please click on their name.

NEW MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR MUSIC 2019
Deborah Cheetham AO
David Bridie
Andrea Keller
Erkki Veltheim
Sophia Brous

DEVELOPMENT AWARD 2019
Aviva Endean
Mojo Juju
Scott McConnachie
Kaiit Waup
Elizabeth Welsh

BELEURA EMERGING COMPOSERS AWARD 2019
Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh
Andrea Keller
Sophie Koh
May Lyon
Tilman Robinson

Thank you to all entrants and nominators this year.

Please click here for the media release.

The recipient of the Distinguished Musicians Fellowship 2019 will be announced on 13 November.

Voting
now open

Vote for your favourite finalist to win the $3,000 Civic Choice Award 2019. By casting your vote you will have a chance to win an overnight stay at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins — Melbourne’s Hotel for the Arts.

The Melbourne Prize Trust would like to thank all entrants and nominators for entering the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 & Awards.

An exhibition of finalists will be held in The Atrium at Federation Square between 11 and 25 November.

Vote now

Key Dates

ENTRIES OPEN
24 June 2019

ENTRIES CLOSE
22 July 2019 at 5pm

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED (on this website)
4 September 2019

FINALIST EXHIBITION AT FEDERATION SQUARE
11 to 25 November 2019

WINNERS ANNOUNCED (on this website)
13 November 2019

CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2019 ANNOUNCED (on this website)
29 November 2019

PARTNERS & PATRONS

Thank you to all our partners and patrons this year, whose generous support has made it possible to offer the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 & Awards.