Supporting the arts and music education in Australia is one of the pillars of our mission here, and we’re very proud, and very lucky, to work with some of the country’s most innovative, expert people and organisations. Here are some of the wonderful partners with whom we’re working today:
Just four kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD and spread over 16 acres, the Abbotsford Convent – with its 11 historic buildings and gardens – is Australia’s largest multi-arts precinct. The former Convent of the Good Shepherd, this ex-monastic site is now owned by the Abbotsford Convent Foundation (ACF) – a not-for-profit organisation that operates the Abbotsford Convent on behalf of the public.
For almost 60 years, The Australian Ballet has been inspiring, delighting and challenging audiences through the power of its performances. A commitment to artistic vibrancy, a spirited style and a willingness to take risks have defined the company from its earliest days, both onstage and off.
The Australian Music Examinations Board aims to support, inspire, and advance a life-long engagement with music in Australia. As one of the most respected bodies in its field, AMEB's qualifications are recognised as a national benchmark. The people are also lovely.
Darlinghurst Theatre Company has a history of making significant contributions to the community and the theatre industry. Formed in 2001, Darlinghurst Theatre Company has established itself as a prominent theatre company in Australia, staging over 200 productions and supporting the work of more than 1000 professional artists.
Four Winds held its first concert on 7 April 1991, in the very same landscape that would later be expanded and developed to its renowned current day facilities called Nature’s Concert Hall. Over the next 25 years, this initial event, which originally drew an audience of 200 people, grew in scope and scale, attracting thousands of music lovers to its biennial Four Winds Easter Festival.
Hayes Theatre Co is a not for profit company governed by a Board of leading industry experts. Named after Australian musical theatre legend, Nancye Hayes AM, the venue is dedicated to honouring the vast history of Australian Musical Theatre and its practitioners and developing the next generation of performers, creatives and producers.
The internationally acclaimed Manly Jazz is known worldwide for its beautiful location and the diversity of music it presents, from traditional New Orleans jazz to funk, Latin, fusion, blues, gospel, swing and roots - with performances in multiple indoor and outdoor venues including major stages alongside the world famous Manly Beach.
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra creates powerful, local fine music experiences to inspire Victorians wherever they are. In more than 50 performances each season, the state’s most exciting chamber musicians come together to create music with uncompromising artistic quality, impressive finesse and extraordinary passion.
Opera Queensland's purpose is to make opera an integral part of Queensland life, their vision to enrich the lives of our diverse audience by creating thrilling opera, with exceptional artists and partners, courageously supporting and advancing the art form.
Operating at the heart of Australia’s entertainment industry, Playbill has delighted audiences, theatre-goers and sports fans for nearly 60 years, providing world-class merchandising, program design and publishing services, as well as venue management, vending and concessions.
The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival presents classical and contemporary ensemble music in fresh and collaborative programming. It combines the talents of highly regarded established artists with the very best of Australia's new and emerging young performers and composers.
Queensland Music Festival is about transforming lives and communities. For over 20 years, they have delivered the gift of music to over a million people across more than 100 locations throughout Queensland.
Established in 2008, So Popera Productions is a Wollongong based not-for-profit company with a mission to bridge the gap between community theatre and professional theatre in the Illawarra Region.
Inspired by the knowledge that all children learn to speak their native tongue in the supportive environment of their family, the Suzuki method combines instrumental teaching with a philosophy embracing the total development of the child.
Sydney Dance Company’s vision is to cement its position as one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies, expanding their reach and inspiring Australians’ love of dance. The continue to commission and create more new work. They continue to enhance their development program for young choreographers. They continue to deepen their engagement in communities across Australia. They continue to reach more young people and nurture the talent of the future. They continue to train more extraordinary dancers and they will be a national and global home for contemporary dance.
For over eight decades Sydney Eisteddfod has been contributing to the evolving culture of the Australian nation by nurturing the performing arts at a grass roots leve, providing performance opportunities for singers, dancers, actors, musicians, composers, bands, choirs and orchestras across the Sydney area.
Sydney Theatre Company is dedicated to producing Australian works of ambition and scale. They create and share stories that provide opportunities for reflection, revelation and joy, sharing their work widely through regional, national and international touring, partnerships and outreach activities.