Australia Ensemble

Ian Whitney

Ian Whitney to write two works as part of chamber music group’s outreach program.

Brooke Green, winner of the 2019 Jonathan Blakeman National Composition Prize

The prize rewards composition at a national standard, and the 2019 winner, Brooke Green, was inspired by an issue of national importance.


Roger Covell took on many diverse roles during an extensive career in service of Australian music. 

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Quality, diversity and variety are key elements in the 2019 program for UNSW’s renowned chamber music ensemble.


As a child, Nicole Murphy spontaneously wrote music for her own satisfaction. Now, the inaugural recipient of the Australia Ensemble Emerging Composer Fellowship is composing for some of UNSW's finest musicians.

Paul Stanhope

New Artistic Chair Paul Stanhope is igniting the spark of invention in this year’s Australia Ensemble program.

Covell Roger

A life-long dedication to music has won Roger Covell, co-founder of the Australia Ensemble, the Sir Bernard Heinze Award for his outstanding contribution to music.