A competition to develop creativity in young people.

Imagine hearing your music played by the Australian Youth Orchestra and broadcast at venues around Australia! The winners of the 2019 Fanfare competition are about to find out.

Congratulations to the talented young composers of 2019:

Jasmine Lai (Age 12, Vic) Coronation Fanfare
Sebastian Lingane (Age 17, Qld) The Beginnings of a Journey
Finn Clarke (Age 20, Tas) Epiphany
James Brew (Age 12, NSW) Jubilation
Audrey Ormella (Age 16, NSW) The Colour of Potential
Yuzhi Wang (Age 14, NSW) Momentum Fanfare
Daniel Duque (Age 19, ACT) Fanfare Horizon
Claire Houghton (Age 18, QLD) Excuse Me!

Fanfare is a competition open to young people aged 12-21 years. Entrants must compose a 30 second composition and submit a score and recording online. Eight selected participants will work with mentor composers Nicholas Vines and Lyle Chan to develop their ideas and then attend a live recording session with the Australian Youth Orchestra at Trackdown Studios.

Entries for the 2020 Fanfare Competition will open in February 2020 with a deadline of 5pm, Monday 1 June 2020.

Fanfare is a project by Artology.

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