AWARDS

2014

  • Apra|Amcos: Art Music Award
    Aerea – Work of the Year: Instrumental – Winner
  • Apra|Amcos: Art Music Award
    Lake Ice | Missed Tales NO.1 – Work of the Year: Orchestral – Finalist

2013

  • Apra|Amcos: Art Music Award
    Falling – Work of the Year: Instrumental – Finalist

2012

  • NOVA (New Opera Ventures Australia) for Biographica.
    Presented by Victorian Opera and Chamber Made Opera

2011

  • Film Critics Circle Australia
    South Solitary – Best Music Score – Finalist

2010

  • The (Sydney) Magazine’s TOP 100 most influential people

2009

  • Paul Lowin Award
    Australia’s most prestigious award for composition.
    In Praise of Darkness – Best Orchestral Work – Winner
    See ABC news article
  • Composer–in–Residence at Campbelltown Performing Arts Centre
    National Award for Creative Work

2006/7

  • Churchill Fellowship
    National Award for Research

2005

  • International Society for Contemporary Music
    ISCM World Music Days, Zagreb Biennale, Croatia.
    The Door in the Wall – International Prize

2001

  • Award to compose for Ensemble Intercontemporain & Ircam, France.
    International Competition / Prize for Creative Work

1999

  • International Society for Contemporary Music
    ISCM World Music Days, Bucharest, Romania.
    International Competition / Prize for Creative Work
  • Award Ensemble Modern, Germany.
    International Competition / Award for Creative Work

1998

  • Australia Council Composer Fellowship.
    National Competition / Fellowship for Creative Work
  • International Society for Contemporary Music
    ISCM World Music Days, Manchester, England.
    Nextwave Fanfare – International Prize

RECORDINGS

South Solitary CD cover

South Solitary

All works by Mary Finsterer
ABC Classics 476 3955

Catch CD cover

Catch

Double CD Compilation
All works by Mary Finsterer
ABC Classics 476 176-0

Perihelion Crimson Songs CD cover

Crimson Songs

Kurz by Mary Finsterer
Artworks AW032

The Metalic Violins CD cover

The Metallic Violins

Spherica I by Mary Finsterer
Tall Poppies TP20

Forum 91 CD cover

Forum 91

Ruisselant by Mary Finsterer
UmMus UMM106

Cello Dreaming CD cover

Cello Dreaming

Tract by Mary Finsterer
Tall Poppies TP075