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Artrage

Artrage is one of the most dynamic arts, cultural and entertainment organisations in Australia and a key contributor to the vibrancy and vitality of life in Perth, Western Australia.

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  • Arts:Film,Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts

Description

The organisation is striving towards a vision to grow one of the world’s leading boutique fringe festivals, FRINGE WORLD Festival, alongside management of one of Perth’s most vibrant live music venues, The Bakery, and the provision of services that enrich the cultural fabric of the state including Rooftop Movies and regional touring of Artrage’s own Spiegeltent through FRINGE On-The-Road.

Artrage activities are presented with a variety of valued partners. To partner with FRINGE WORLD Festival, Rooftop Movies or the other Artrage businesses is to partner with some of the hottest and most dynamic brands in WA and beyond.

Artrage is keen to talk with visionary partners who want to tap into an expanding and diverse WA market and be part of experiences of a lifetime.

Partnership Enquiries
Jo Hos, Artrage Marketing Manager
 

Chamber of Arts and Culture Western Austalia

Arts and culture plays an integral role in the lives of Western Australians and our communities. This enriching role is at times unsung and unrecognised in both its contribution and its benefits to our State. People throughout WA are actively engaged in arts and culture either through direct participation or through appreciating the vital contribution that arts and culture makes to the vibrancy, sophistication and creativity of our region.

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  • Arts:Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts

Description

Engagement in, and attention to the development of arts and culture in Western Australia is essential to the future of our State and can underpin many of our aspirations for an enriched society that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. We also have an opportunity to be a leader in some keys arts and cultural areas driven by our strengths in these sectors. Indigenous arts and culture, music, dance, theatre are just some areas where Western Australian talent has excelled gaining international attention and admiration.

Local, State and Federal governments and the private sector must further recognise the importance of arts and culture as a key contributor to WA’s prosperity. We also have the chance to embrace a role as a leading contributor and collaborator to arts and culture in the ASPAC and global community in which we are so closely tied through our trade relationships. 

Decibel

Decibel is a new music ensemble based in Perth, Western Australia devoted to performing works that explore the nexus of acoustic and electronic instruments.

  • Local Clubs:Arts,Music

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  • Arts:Music

Description

Pioneering unique electronic score formats and giving electronic music instruments a voice in the acoustic space, Decibel also arrange electronic works for live performance. Decibel are committed to Australian music and emerging Western Australian composers, as well as sharing important international works with Australian audiences.

Decibel Members

Cat Hope (artistic director, flute and electronics)
Lindsay Vickery (reeds, programming and electronics)
Stuart James (piano, percussion, programming and electronics)
Tristen Parr (cello)
Aaron Wyatt (violin, viola)

Jazz WA

JAZZWA exists to promote and develop jazz and improvised music and musicians in all its forms, both within the music fraternity and the wider community.

  • Local Clubs:Arts,Music

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  • Arts:Music,Jazz

Description

Since its inception, the Association has earned an unrivalled reputation for the presentation of quality jazz events, and continues to work to serve artists, local government and the general community as a whole in the pursuit of the above objectives.

JAZZWA's objectives are generally met through a broad range across a broad range of Key Project initiatives:

Jazz Now!
Improvisation Camps and Educational initiatives;

Jazz Windows
6-concert series in association with WAAPA presenting professional musicians, recent graduates in a concert setting;

Explorations
Regular Sunday night jam sessions at the Ellington Jazz Club;

Jazzaziz
production of compilation CDs for the promotion of WA jazz;

WA Regional Touring
development of regional mini-circuits for long-term sustainable regional touring;

International Development
development of opportunities internationally for WA jazz musicians. 

Musica Viva

Musica Viva is proud of its national presence, working on stages and in schools across the country. The company is represented by state managers and coordinators, as well as a volunteer committee in each state.

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  • Arts:Music

Description

Founded in 1945, Musica Viva is Australia's oldest independent professional performing arts organisation. As an independent non-profit arts organisation, Musica Viva relies on the essential support of donors, funding partners, government support, corporate partners, and the many volunteers who freely give their time.

Thanks to their help, Musica Viva continues to share the delights of chamber music with audiences throughout Australia, presenting over 2,400 concerts in capital cities, regional communities and schools - not to mention the national and international artists we support throughout our vast range of programs.

Musica Viva stands for the transformative power of live music and for the unique creative force that is unleashed through a life-long engagement with music.

Richard Goldner's vision of Musica Viva has been inspiring since Dec 1945 and recently designated by the Federal Government as a National Flagship amongst the 28 Major Performing Arts Companies of Australia.  

Propel Youth Arts

Propel Youth Arts WA is the peak body for youth arts in Western Australia dedicated to creating opportunities for young people to engage in the Arts.

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  • Arts:Film,Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts

Description

Established in 2003, Propel is a membership-based, not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of programs and services across all art forms.

From contemporary dance to photography, music to design, theatre to visual art – creative activity in all shapes and sizes is celebrated here.

Our work is focused on arts advocacy, skills development and access to opportunities, for those already engaged in the arts and those who would like to be.

Propel Youth Arts WA is supported by the Government of Western Australia through the Department of Culture and the Arts, Australia Council for the Arts, Foundation for Young Australians, Healthway to promote the Drug Aware Message, The Ian Potter Foundation and Squire Sanders Youth Arts Foundation.

VISION
To enrich Western Australia by engaging and valuing young people’s creativity.

MISSION
To propel youth arts and culture through connecting, supporting and promoting young artists, arts workers and organisations in Western Australia.

VALUES
Creativity in all forms including art as process, experience and in everyday life
Integrity valuing respect, trust and honesty
Inclusiveness of diverse range of young people and opportunities
Sustainability ensuring future growth and support
Propel Youth Arts WA is a proud member and supporter of Young People and the Arts Australia (YPAA) and the Committee for Perth.

Current Programs
Core Services including support, information, referral and advocacy for the youth arts sector
Website with youth arts resources and fortnightly E-zine
YCulture Metro a project funding and skills development initiative providing arts grants of up to $3000

Amplifier was series of Arts Business Workshops providing skills development for 18 – 25 year olds and is now a publication available on Propel's website

ArtsCAMP a week long creative experience for 15 – 17 year olds

the KickstART Festival, as part of National Youth Week, each year celebrating young peoples creativity and includes arts workshops, forums, markets and a Youth Arts Hub in the city. 

The Restoring Hope Art Exhibition as part of National Refugee Week. 

MOSAIC, a community arts project exhibiting the photos taken on one specific given day. 


Special Projects
Home Is Where My Heart Is an annual photographic project partnering young homeless people with a professional photographer

Class Clowns, a comedy competition for 13 - 17 year olds as part of the Melboirne Comedy Festival

Symphony of Hope: Hope For Matilda

Experience uplifting music in a beautiful Anglican Cathedral, enjoy afternoon tea, buy raffle tickets and make heartfelt donations to show support to courageous toddler Matilda Page.

  • Type:Charity
  • Local Clubs:Music
  • Charity:Disabilities,Health

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  • Established:2013
  • Arts:Music,Youth

Description

In celebration of Matilda Page’s second birthday, the South Side Symphony Orchestra (SSSO), is hosting a Symphony of Hope on 15 June.

This matinee concert is to raise vital medical research funds in the fight against Sanfilippo Syndrome – the rare and sadly fatal genetic condition Matilda Page was diagnosed with when she was just 3 months old.

Experience uplifting music in a beautiful Anglican Cathedral, enjoy afternoon tea, buy raffle tickets and make heartfelt donations to show support to the courageous Page family. Concert-goers will be helping to bring Hope to Matilda and a generation of children just like her.

Tickets can be purchased for $25 per person, $5 per child or $55 per family at www.sanfilippo.org.au/symphonyhope. There are also concession rates available.

 

Tura

Tura New Music Ltd is a not for profit music organisation based in Perth, Western Australia. Tura is a producer as well as resource centre and advocate for New Music. Founded in 1987 Tura has a proud history of achievement in initiating cultural development in Western Australia from inner city Perth to remote communities of Western Australia.

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  • Arts:Music

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Tura New Music Ltd is a not for profit music organisation based in Perth, Western Australia. Tura is a producer as well as resource centre and advocate for New Music. Founded in 1987 Tura has a proud history of achievement in initiating cultural development in Western Australia from inner city Perth to remote communities of Western Australia.

Tura presents a year round program of events including:

The Totally Huge New Music Festival
Sounds Outback
Scale Variable New Chamber Music Series
Club Zho
Regional Touring Program
Remote Residency Program
Artists in Residence Program
Tura houses an impressive archive of Western Australian New Music material which is currently being catalogued and prepared for establishing an online archive, in partnership with Edith Cowan University.
As a service provider, Tura supports the careers of composers, sound artists and performers as well as advising a broad range of organisations on New Music and sound initiatives.

Purpose

To be the peak body for New Music in Western Australia, advocating for and supporting the full life cycle of New Music – the creation, development, promotion, presentation and distribution of New Music – for its artists, organisations and audiences, locally, nationally and internationally.

Vision

The lives of Western Australians and lovers of New Music everywhere are enriched by extraordinary, challenging and innovative cultural experiences, with Western Australia recognised as a hotbed of New Music making and experimentation.

Tura New Music

Develops and delivers diverse productions, presentations, events and tours
Presents a diverse range of programs that provide opportunities for education, sensory and intellectual enrichment and which contribute to Western Australia’s cultural identity
Supports the creation, development, promotion and presentation of New Music across a broad range of activity including but not limited to orchestra/chamber, improvisation, electronica, computer music, sound art and new forms that are and will be created
Acts as a resource and advocacy centre for Government, industry, composers, performers and the community
Provides vital support, information and advice to emerging and accomplished New Music composers and performers and organisations
Promotes discussion with regard to the diverse philosophies and techniques of New Music
Promotes interaction and collaboration between New Music and other contemporary art forms, including new media.
What is New Music?

New Music – from compositions of contemporary orchestral works to the latest in computer-generated music – is created by composers living and practicing today in a variety of genres and forms, all sharing the common theme that they rigorously explore new ground in their particular field of creativity, exposing audiences to new possibilities in music and sound.
 

WAYJO - WA Youth Jazz Orchestra

WAYJO is Australia’s leading youth jazz orchestra and one of the country’s cultural gems.

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  • Arts:Music,Jazz

Description

WAYJO provides a unique experience for jazz musicians aged 14 to 25 who are the absolute cream of young jazz players from Western Australia and beyond.

Competition for places is fierce. Those who make it are amongst the nations best young players and are rewarded with career-defining experiences including touring, training, recording and performing with world-class guest artists.

WAYJO is a not-for profit incorporated association.

Our Bands

WAYJO comprises three big band ensembles which rehearse each week and perform at more than 50 events each year. Small ensembles also regularly provide entertainment for more intimate corporate and private events.

Wednesday Night Orchestra

The Wednesday Night Orchestra is WAYJO’s premier ensemble and focuses on innovative contemporary music from award-winning Australian and international composers, as well as some of the country’s best young and emerging talent.

Tuesday Night Orchestra

With a repertoire of jazz, blues and Latin classics from Basie through to Bossa Nova, and Billie Holiday to Bob Mintzer, the Big Band plays the greats from the 1950s through to today, with skill and infectious energy.

Monday Night Orchestra

The Monday Night Orchestra is inspired by the big bands of the 1930s to the 1960s, led by such icons as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton. It focuses on developing ensemble playing to a high standard, while grooving to classic big band repertoire.

Our History

WAYJO gives young jazz musicians outstanding artistic and professional opportunities and allows them to perform alongside award-winning guest artists such as Fred Wesley, Frank Foster, James Morrison, Kate Ceberano, Rhonda Birchmore, Don Burrows, Joe Chindamo, John Morrison and Libby Hammer.

A unique hothouse for Australia’s young jazz musicians, WAYJO provides the bridge from aspiring musician to industry professional.

WAYJO’s three ensembles perform for around 20,000 people each year at venues from small hip jazz haunts to parks and major concert centres.

Perth’s vibrant live jazz scene is a testament to the power of the WAYJO experience. Almost every jazz, swing, lounge and big band now performing in Perth has current or past members of WAYJO. Local jazz giants – Jamie Oehlers, Libby Hammer, Graham Wood and Carl Mackey – all played their way through WAYJO. Some past WAYJO members making their way overseas include Linda Oh, Troy Roberts, Daniel Susnjar, Graeme Blevins, Becc Sanderson and Mat Jodrell.

WAYJO Alumni have taken the music world by storm and pop up in touring rock, pop, jazz and musical stage show bands across the globe.

 

West Australian Music Industry Association Inc.

WAM exists to develop the Western Australian contemporary music industry.

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  • Arts:Music,Jazz

Description

Develop - WAM uses this term broadly, encompassing ideas such as “promote”, “sustain”, “protect”, “build” and “improve”.

WAM defines contemporary music as being “music that is currently being written and recorded or written and performed”.

WAM takes as broad a possible view of genres which can be considered to be “contemporary music”. For example Blues, Contemporary Classical, Country, Electronic/ Dance, Experimental, Folk, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Metal, Pop, Rock, Roots, World are all of interest.

In seeking to develop the industry WAM assists in generating an environment where more Western Australians are able to sustain music industry careers.

These careers may include musicians, technicians, managers, promoters, record labels and many others.

WAM’s focus is therefore on seeking to create commercial outcomes for our constituents.

For WAM, this purpose is our “bottom line”, our raison d’etre, towards which all of the efforts of the organisation strive to make a contribution. 

West Australian Opera

West Australian Opera, founded in 1967, is resident company of the beautiful His Majesty’s Theatre where it presents three fully staged operas each year. In addition there is an annual free Opera in the Park event at Supreme Court Gardens, an education and regional touring program program and vibrant young artist concert program.

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  • Arts:Music,Performing Arts

Description

West Australian Opera was established in 1967 and celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. It is Western Australia’s only full-time, professional opera company. The company presents operas drawn from the mainstream operatic repertoire and increasingly is involved in the commissioning and development of new repertoire.

The company offers an annual subscription season of main house productions as well as programs in regional Western Australia and a strong education program and ancillary activities, including concerts and community events in Western Australia.

It is an incorporated association with a board of eight directors, chaired by Warwick Hemsley. The Artistic Director is Brad Cohen and the General Manager is Carolyn Chard. The company receives its income from federal and state funding, box office revenue, donations and sponsorship.

PRODUCTIONS
West Australian Opera presents three operas in His Majesty’s Theatre each year as well as an Opera in the Park to approximately 15,000 people in Supreme Court Gardens.

TOURING AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
West Australian Opera is committed to taking the art form to as many people in Western Australia as possible through the touring of small scale work to regional Western Australia and the participation of the company in community events.

EDUCATION
West Australian Opera provides comprehensive support for students and teachers to all its programs. We recognise the place West Australian Opera occupies in the study of music in Western Australia and we work to offer the best possible experience for students.

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM
We continue to identify and develop young and emerging artists and provide training, advice and a creative pathway into the Company. We work with established artists locally, nationally and internationally to provide opportunities for creativity and career advancement.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) is Western Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts company.

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  • Arts:Music

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West Australian Symphony Orchestra

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) is Western Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts company. Established in 1928, WASO is the state’s only professional orchestra, playing a central role in the cultural life of Western Australia.

WASO’s vision is to touch souls and enrich lives through music. Each year the Orchestra reaches out into the community and gives people across Western Australia and beyond the opportunity to experience the magic of classical music through concert performances, touring, education programs, and other initiatives.

The Orchestra presents over 190 performances each year with some of the world’s finest conductors and soloists to an audience in excess of 180,000. In addition to its own concerts, WASO regularly performs with the West Australian Opera and West Australian Ballet.

http://www.waso.com.au

Western Australian Youth Orchestras

WA Youth Orchestras is a not-for-profit Association dedicated to musical excellence and providing opportunities for young Western Australian musicians aged 8 - 24.

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  • Arts:Music

Description

The Western Australian Youth Orchestras Association (Inc.) (formerly the Western Australian Youth Music Association) is a non-profit Association dedicated to musical excellence.

Founded in 1974 in Perth, Western Australia, the Association has enriched and diversified music practice in Australia, which in recent years has been through the delivery of eight ensembles which now include the Western Australian Youth Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra, the WA Youth Symphonic Band, the Collegium and Sinfonietta String Orchestras, the award-winning Flute Choir and two South West Youth Strings ensembles. WA Youth Orchestras' 500 members are aged from 8 to 24 and are drawn from all parts of Western Australia. The Association regularly reaches live audiences in excess of 30,000 per annum.

Conductors and tutors are drawn from the ranks of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the School of Music at The University of Western Australia, and the Music Department at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.

To become a member of one of our ensembles, students audition every year in November. Audition information and application forms are available for download from the WAYO website mid-August each year, and also upon request from the WAYO office.

We are supported by our principal partner, Woodside, corporate sponsors and generous individuals. If you would like to know more about supporting our ongoing activities and exciting future projects, please visit our Donations page or give us a call. 

Western Australian Youth Orchestras

The Western Australian Youth Orchestras Association (Inc.) is a not-for-profit Association dedicated to musical excellence.

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  • Arts:Music,Performing Arts

Description

Founded in Perth, in 1974, the Association has enriched and diversified music practice in Australia, which in recent year has been through the delivery of six ensembles which now include the Western Australian Youth Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Collegium and Sinfonietta String Orchestras,  the award-winning Flute Choir and South West Youth Strings ensembles. WA Youth Orchestras’ 400 members are aged from 8 to 24 and are drawn from all parts of Western Australia. The Association regularly reaches live audiences in excess of 40,000 per annum.

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