Claire Edwardes on Australia Day Honours List

An enormous congratulations to our Artistic Director Claire Edwardes for being acknowledged with an OAM in the Australia Day Honours List yesterday for her service to music. Claire’s career spans over 25 years of performing, commissioning, collaborating and championing new music both in Australia and Europe.

A fearless leader for Ensemble Offspring and the wider music industry, we’d like to give a big shout out to Claire on a well-deserved acknowledgment of her passion, love and deep commitment to the Australian new music scene. We can’t wait to see what’s next!

Read more in this Limelight article on the 2022 Australia Day Honours.

Artistic Director of Ensemble Offspring since 2015, Edwardes is one of the strongest advocates for new Australian music, in particular female and Indigenous composers.” – Hugh Robertson, Limelight