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"Launchpad is an amazing program that challenges you to think in new ways. Composers are never finished learning, and through this program I’ve been able to experience that - constantly learning new ways to approach my creative practice." Andrew Udal, 2020
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LAUNCHPAD MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Through the remarkable support of Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and Arts Queensland, Topology is proud to offer mentorship to emerging composers in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Launchpad is a scholarship program offering one-on-one creative mentorship and professional development to up to 4 emerging composers and/or songwriters each year. Successful applicants receive 12 months of mentorship, the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with Topology, plus the chance to have their music featured in a live performance with Topology.

ELIGIBILITY

Composers and songwriters who:

  • are 16 years old and above
  • are residents of Queensland or the Northern Territory, Australia
  • can demonstrate experience in composition and/or songwriting
  • exhibit potential for artistic excellence
  • possess a strong desire to launch a career in music within the next 5 years

Applications for 2022/23 are now closed.

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Find out more

Interested in taking part but still have questions? Check out our Launchpad FAQ page, here you’ll find more information on eligibility, how to apply and who is involved in the program:

Launchpad FAQ’S

 

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LAUNCHPAD ALUMNI


Since 2016, Topology has been supporting a number of creatives through our Launchpad program. Our alumni come from a range of diverse backgrounds and have unique talents. Visit some of their profiles below.

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2016

2017

2018

  • Daniel Scott
  • Phoebe Wear

2019

  • Ray Lin
  • Momo Hamada
  • Max Higgins
  • Jesse Moulds

2020

2021

  • Zachariah Anderson
  • Josh Crawford
  • Robert Hislop
  • Shiralee Plowman
  • Craig Rabnott

2022

  • Jesse Jones
  • Emily Lane
  • Abigail Lui
  • Ziyra Marchant
  • Kairyo Searle
  • Jane Wei