Song and Tune Writing Awards

“For an original song or tune in traditional or contemporary folk style”

  • The 2022 award competition will open in mid-2022.  Here are the details for 2021.
  • See entry form: Folk Federation of Tas Song and Tune Writing Award Entry Form 2021
  • These awards are made to encourage creative music writing in Tasmania.
  • An independent panel of judges will announce the awards at a concert at the Fern Tree Tavern on Saturday, 20th November.
  • The concert will feature as many entrants as possible. The judge’s decision will be made before the night but not announced until during the concert. A People’s Choice award will be decided on the night.

Prizes total $1000.  There are three categories, plus a People’s Choice on the night of the concert:

  • Mike Silverwood Memorial Song Writing Award $250
  • Instrumental (Tune) Award $250
  • Under 19 Song or Instrumental Award – two prizes of $200 each
  • People’s Choice Award $100

Entries to be submitted by Friday, 1st October.

See the Terms and Conditions.

Further information: ring Peter on 0409 216 752 or write to awards@folktas.org

Further details are on the entry form: Folk Federation of Tas Song and Tune Writing Award Entry Form 2021

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Who was Mike Silverwood?