Winners announced

The winners of the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019, the Development Award 2019, the Beleura Emerging Composers Award 2019 and the Distinguished Musicians Fellowship 2019 have been announced.

Congratulations to the following winners!

New Melbourne Prize for Music 2019
Deborah Cheetham AO — Composer, Soprano, Artistic Director

Distinguished Musicians Fellowship 2019
Erkki Veltheim — Composer, Improviser, Performer

Development Award 2019
Mojo Juju — Vocalist, Songwriter, Musician

Beleura Emerging Composers Award 2019
Andrea Keller — Pianist & Composer

The Melbourne Prize Trust would like to acknowledge and  thank all the 2019 finalist, entrants and the music industry for their support.

Click here for more information on the winners.
Click here for the media release.
Click here for the finalist catalogue.
Click here for the judges.
Click here for partners and patrons.

FINALIST
EXHIBITION

Visit the exhibition, held in The Atrium at Federation Square, between 11 and 25 November and learn about the finalists and listen to their music. A free finalist catalogue is available at the exhibition.

Thank you to Federation Square, Event and Exhibition Partner, for the generous support.

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.

Voting will close at 5pm on November 25 with the winner announced on November 29 on this website.

Vote now

Key Dates

ENTRIES OPEN
24 June 2019

ENTRIES CLOSE
22 July 2019 at 5pm

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED 
4 September 2019

FINALIST EXHIBITION AT FEDERATION SQUARE
11 to 25 November 2019

WINNERS ANNOUNCED 
13 November 2019

CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2019 ANNOUNCED 
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.