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WAAPA Jazz Auditions

Recognised as one of the strongest jazz courses in the southern hemisphere, the WAAPA Jazz Performance major produces many nationally and internationally renowned jazz musicians. To apply for the forthcoming November auditions, visit … [Read More...]

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Mace Francis APRA AMCOS winner Jazz Work of the Year

Congratulations to Mace Francis, winner of the APRA AMCOS Jazz Work of the Year for his work titled Music for Average Photography performed by MFO (Mace Francis Orchestra). For more details about the award, visit APRA AMCOS. Don't miss MFO's next performance in Perth: 1 October 2015 7:30pm, … [Read More...]

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Tal Cohen 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellow

Congratulations to Tal Cohen, 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellow! The Fellowship was announced after the finalists' concert at The Studio, Sydney Opera House on Monday 20 July. Tal performed with Jamie Oehlers (Saxophone), Cameron Undy (Bass) and Tim Firth (Drums). Tal's award includes $15,000 cash … [Read More...]

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APRA AMCOS 2015 Art Music Awards finalists announced

Mace Francis and Daniel Susnjar have been announced finalists for the Jazz Work of the Year category of the 2015 Art Music Awards. Presented by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the annual Awards recognise achievement in the composition, performance, education and presentation of Australian art music. Mace Francis has been selected for his […]

Freedman Jazz Fellowship 2015 finalists concert Sydney Opera House 20 July

WA’s Tal Cohen is one of four finalists presenting a set of music at the Sydney Opera House on Monday 20 July for the prestigious Freedman Jazz Fellowship. The Annual Freedman Jazz Fellowship, held by The Music Trust, is designed to assist top young Australian jazz musicians to further their career.  Nominees are selected by […]

2015 Australian Jazz Bell Award winners

Congratulations to all the Australian Jazz Bell Award winners for 2015! Special congratulations to Western Australian winner Daniel Susnjar (Best Australian Modern Jazz Album AND Best Australian Jazz Song of the Year) and WAAPA graduate Sarah McKenzie (Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album). Extra special congratulations to Graeme Lyall who was inducted to the Hall of […]

Jazz Camp

2015 Jazz Camp places filling fast!

Visit the Jazz Camp website for online registrations. The centerpiece of the JazzNOW! program, Jazz Camp is tailored towards students aged 11-18 and runs from Monday July 6 to Friday July 10 at WAAPA in Mount Lawley. Jazz Camp consists of a series of clinics, master classes, performances and jam sessions delivered by some of […]