Music Awards

Welcome to the Ara Music Awards

This is the most prestigious music competition for primary-intermediate aged children in Australasia.

These awards not only provides a financial support towards tuition fees and replacement instruments, but also gives young people, public performance experience, feedback on their musicianship and provides a talent pool of soloists for APPA events.

If there are a large number of applicants there will be a Preliminary Competition on Sunday, 10 September.

The finals will be on Sunday, 24 September, from 1.00 through to 4.00 pm at the ARA Lodge at 87 Airedale St, CBD.

Special thanks to the Judges:

Brecon Carter

Coral Bognuda

Alan Jermaine

Applications are now closed for the 2017 awards

For successful applicants please fill in the preliminary competition forms below before Friday 25 August 2017:

Preliminaries Strings Submission Form
Preliminaries Piano Submission Form