2016 SMSA Grant Recipients, the Goulburn Regional Conservatorium, have been named as finalists for an APRA AMC Art Music Award for “Excellence in Music Education”, for their Goulburn Concerto project.
The Goulburn Concerto was a collaboration with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, the University of Canberra, composer Sean O’Boyle AM, soloist Kirsten Williams and Goulburn Public School. This prestigious national award recognizes the incredible work done via the Goulburn Strings Project to bring The Goulburn Concerto to the public in 2016. Premiering at Llewellyn Hall on April 5th 2016, The Goulburn Concerto represented a unique collaboration between powerful music and educational forces, bringing together professional musicians with beginner musicians in a work created to combine both equally.
The Art Music Awards ceremony takes place on August 22nd in Sydney.