Following a successful second round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council and offer another series of $15,000 grants to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.
recipients have included classical guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, jazz
ensemble The Vampires, Perth’s The Growl, singer and guitarist Mia Dyson and
Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer said “We are really pleased to be able to
offer these grants again, and contribute to the diversity of Australian music.
The response to last year’s initiative was incredibly strong and a great
indication of the quality of our recording artists. Following a successful second
round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council and offer another
series of $15,000 grants to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.
would also like to congratulate Courtney
Barnett, a recipient of the first round of PPCA & Australia Council grants,
who won four ARIA Awards this year, and her first Grammy Nomination in the Best
New Artist category for her debut album ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, And
Sometimes I Just Sit’ through Milk Records / Remote Control.
look forward to working with the Australia Council again to help more local
artists realise their musical ambition.”
Council Chief Executive Officer Tony Grybowski said the Council was delighted
to again partner with the PPCA on this important initiative.
grants provide a much needed opportunity for Australian musicians to record
their own music and it is wonderful to see previous recipients, such as
Courtney Barnett, achieve such success,” Mr Grybowski said.
Australia Council is committed to supporting new, high quality Australian work
and these grants will enable five artists to share their music with new
are now open and willclose
on 2 February 2016. For more information and to apply for a grant head to: https://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/strategies-and-frameworks/ppca-australia-council-partnership/
Applicants should take the opportunity to register with PPCA under its Artist
Direct Distribution Scheme.
It’s free to
register! Details can be found at http://www.ppca.com.au/artists-home-/register-as-an-artist/
or by contacting PPCA on (02) 8569 1100.
PPCA represents thousands of
Australian recording artists when their music is used in public. In 2014 PPCA
distributed almost $33 million to its registered artists and record labels.
Registration for Australian artists is free. Go to www.ppca.com.au for further information.
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