Alumni among latest round of successful Arts Activities funding

Funding Recipient Sam Sly. Image Credit: Meg Houghton
Tuesday 8 November 2022

Congratulations to the many ANU School of Music alumni who are among the ACT Government’s latest round of Arts Activities funding.

ARCHIE, an indie-pop, dance music group made up of ANU School of Music alums Grant Simpson - Lead Vocals and Guitar, Olivia Faletoese - Bass Guitar and Vocals, Alexander 'Xandy' Wanjura - Drums and Vocals and Geromy Houghton - Guitar and Synth, who have secured $25,685 for the production and promotion of a debut EP of new songs.

Singer, theatre maker, teacher and ANU School of Music Visiting Fellow, Tracy Bourne, will be using her $36,919 to produce a new music theatre work featuring Moya Simpson titled ‘Finale’.           

Luminescence Chamber Singers have been awarded $27,750 to develop and premiere performances of new work for vocal ensemble 'Of the Body' in Canberra and Sydney. ANU School of Music alumna AJ America is the Artistic Director and Founder of Luminescence Chamber Singers.

ANU School of Music alumna, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Sly will use $23,225 to assist in the recording, promotion, and release of an EP of new songs.             

More information on Arts Activities funding can be found here.

Updated:  8 November 2022/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications