Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra applications now open

In conjunction with APRA and ABC Jazz, the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra is pleased to present the 4th edition of the National Big Band Composition Competition.

The competition was first run in 2007 and is the only opportunity of its kind for jazz composers in Australia. Finalists travel to Sydney to rehearse and conduct the JMO performing their original works for Big Band. ABC Jazz professionally records and broadcast the finalists compositions as performed by the JMO and the winner receives at cash prize of $3,000.  

Previous winners and finalists
2011 Winner: Joseph O’Connor, QLD/VIC. Finalists: Alice Humphries WA, Cameron Earl, VIC
2009  Winner: Andrew Murray, VIC. Finalists: Joseph O’Connor, QLD, Jacam Manricks QLD/NYC
2007 Winner: Sally Greenaway, ACT. Finalists: Kelly Ottaway TAS, Nick Van Djick NZ, Rafael Kaarlen QLD



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