Hatched Academy Open Mic and Summer School 2020

Now in its 7th year, Hatched Academy is our intensive performance and composition mentoring program designed to provide practical experience to the next generation of innovative young Australian artists.

Hatched Academy participants are our artistic and cultural leaders of the future. Featuring an Open Mic Concert and a Composition Summer School.

For our new Covid-19 Hatched initiative, please see HATCHED HOME ACADEMY.

Composer mentor in 2020 is Kate Neal (Melbourne).


14 December – Hatched Open Mic, ESCAC, Darlinghurst
14 – 18 December – Hatched Summer School, ESCAC, Darlinghurst
18 December – Hatched Summer School Closing Concert


Open Mic
Mishi Stern (violin) & David Moran (cello)
Chloe Kim (percussion) & Jacques Emery (double bass)
Phoebe Bognár (flute)
Summer School Composers
Monica Lim (Melbourne)
Connor d’Netto (Brisbane)
James Hazel (Sydney)
Andrew Chen (Victoria)
Christine Pan (Sydney)
Rhys Little (Sydney)


Hatched Summer School
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Jason Noble (clarinet/bass clarinet)
Lamorna Nightingale (flutes)
Veronique Serret (violin)
Blair Harris (cello)