Winners

The winners of the 2011 Art Music Awards were announced on 3 May at the Sydney Theatre.

Work of the Year: Instrumental

Title: String Quartet No. 2
Composer: Paul Stanhope
Performed by: Pavel Haas Quartet

Work of the Year: Orchestral

Title: Chronicles
Composer: James Ledger
Performed by: West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Paul Daniel (conductor)

Work of the Year: Vocal/Choral

Title: Deserts of Exile
Composer: Paul Stanhope
Text: Jabra Ibrahim Jabra published by University of California Press
Performed by: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
Stephen Layton (conductor)

Work of the Year: Jazz

Title: Ashes to Ashes
Composer: Johannes Luebbers
Performed By: Johannes Luebbers Dectet

Performance of the Year

Performer: Jane Sheldon (soprano) and Ensemble Offspring
Roland Peelman (conductor)
Title: The Origin Cycle
Composers: Elliott Gyger/Kate Neal/Barry Conyngham/Rosalind Page/ Elena Kats-Chernin/Nicholas Vines/Paul Stanhope/Dan Walker

Award for Excellence by an Organisation or an Individual

Clocked Out: 2009/2010 Annual Programs

Award for Excellence in Music Education

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre: Composer-in-Focus 2010 with Ross Edwards

Award for Excellence in a Regional Area

Four Winds Festival: 2010 Festival in Bermagui, NSW

Award for Excellence in Experimental Music

Cat Hope: Decibel's 2009/2010 Annual Programs

State Awards

ACT State Award

National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra International Music Festival, National Library of Australia: The Voss Journey
Category: Award for Excellence by an Organisation

New South Wales State Award

Moorambilla Voices: Moorambilla Festival
Category: Award for Excellence by an Organisation

Queensland State Award

Clocked Out: 2009/2010 Annual Programs
Category: Award for Excellence by an Organisation

South Australian State Award

Title: Airborne
Composer: Grant Sheridan
Category: Instrumental Work of the Year

Tasmanian State Award

Title: 48 Fugues for Frank
Composer: Michael Kieran Harvey
Category: Instrumental Work of the Year

Victorian State Award

Performer: Genevieve Lacey
Title: En masse
Composers: Genevieve Lacey, Marc Silver, Lawrence English, John Rodgers, Jim Atkins, Steve Adam, Ben Frost, Nico Muhly, dj olive, Christian Fennesz, Taylor Deupree
Category: Performance of the Year

West Australian State Award

Cat Hope: Decibel's 2009/2010 Annual Programs
Category: Award for Excellence in Experimental Music