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

South Solitary

All works by Mary Finsterer
ABC Classics 476 3955


Catch

Catch

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


Crimson Songs

Crimson Songs

Kurz by Mary Finsterer
Artworks AW032


The Metalic Violins

The Metalic Violins


Spherica I
by Mary Finsterer
Tall Poppies TP20


Forum 91

Forum 91

Ruisselant by Mary Finsterer
UmMus UMM106


Cello Dreaming

Cello Dreaming

Tract by Mary Finsterer
Tall Poppies TP075