Grants & Awards

2020 – City of Melbourne COVID-19 arts grant – Safe in Sound Online

2020 – Sidney Myer Foundation – National Assistance Program for the Arts

2019 – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant – An Exploratory Concert Series for Persons Living With Disability and Their Families/Supporters.    

2018 – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant – An Exploratory Concert Series for Persons Living With Disability and Their Families/Supporters.                               

2016 – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant for New Work – compose new works for Speak percussion to perform alone side Avenaim and his mechanical devices               

2013 – Australia Council for the Arts: Project Fellowship

2010 – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant for New Work – design and construction for mechanical percussion instruments, compose work for S.A.R.P.S 

2009 – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant for Music International showcase program /international arts development 

2009 – AsiaLink: Performing Arts –  Performing and lecturing in Seoul Korea 

2005 – Australia Council for the Arts: Skills and Development – studied with with Gunter Muller, Cor Fuhler, Keith Rowe, traveled to study in Zimbabwe

2006 – Australia Council for the Arts: Skills and Development – mentorship with Ernie Althoff 

2000 – ABC Classic FM Australia: Winner of Australian Improvisatory Music Festival Award together with Oren Ambarchi 

1997 – Australia Council for the Arts: Development grant for study in USA with composer John Zorn.

Grants awarded for the WHAT IS MUSIC? Festival.

2002, 2003, 2005  – Australia Council for the Arts: Key Organisation – Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane What Is Music? Festival 

2009 – Arts Victoria: What Is Music? Festival

2001, 2007, 2009, 2011  – Australia Council for the Arts: Grant for presentation and promotion of Sydney/Melbourne What Is Music? Festival

1998  – Arts Victoria: What Is Music? Festival 

1997 – Funded by Jon Rose: What Is Music? Festival

PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT

2020 – Sidney Myer Foundation – National Assistance Program for the Arts

2005 – Ken West (Big Day Out) – To present and co-organise the What is Music? ‘Onathon’ in Sydney, Melbourne , Brisbane

1999 , 2000 – Big Day Out (Ken West) – To present a What is Music stage at the Big Day Out (Sydney and Melbourne).

1997 – Funded by Jon Rose: What Is Music? Festival