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Young Elder of Jazz Commission

CBAA News, 24th October 2014
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PBS and Melbourne International Jazz Festival are pleased to announce the 2015 PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission.


The Commission promotes innovation and excellence in jazz composition, and is open to Victorian jazz composers 35 years and under.

The Commission will award $10,000 for the creation and presentation of a new work to be broadcast on PBS and premiered at the 2015 Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF).

The Commission aims to support composers already actively engaging with audiences, and provides a platform to nurture the future of contemporary jazz composition in Victoria. Both PBS and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival are delighted to be able to support the award which also receives the generous support of Mark Newman.

Further information is available here.

Applications are now open and will close at 5pm Friday 31st October 2014.

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