Grant announcement: Music Works rounds hit the high notes

Posted 8 June 2017

From Norway to Wangaratta, the latest round of Music Works grants packs a punch with exciting local and international opportunities for the music industry, at every level.

Major Funding and Quick Response grants will enable Victorian musicians, producers, labels and promoters to expand their businesses, undertake career-making opportunities, and tour, record or write new music.

More than 800 music industry professionals will benefit from the grants totalling over half a million dollars. Clifton Springs Local, Country music artist, Sarah Carroll is one of the well deserving recipients. Sarah will take her band on tour to metro and regional centres in Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and the ACT to promote their recent album, ‘Star Parade’.

Proving that Music Works works, previous recipients have gone on  be signed by international labels and win national and international awards. Close to half of all of this year’s AIR Award nominees – including four of five nominees for Best Independent Artist are Music Works alumni.

For a full list of recipients see HERE.

Image: Musician Geoffrey O’Connor (pictured, three times) has received a grant for the recording and production of a new solo album.

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