A SCULPTURE, which is “quintessentially a gumtree” has won the $15,000 “Sculpture in the Paddock” prize for 2018. Sasha Reid’s work, “Composition 5″, was announced the winner last night (September 20) at an event hosted […]
As we reported recently, YMS’s nomination recognised 50 years of community youth music activity from a proud, self-funded, not-for-profit, community-based society, especially through its holiday programs and music-instrument hire.
YMS President Joan Dunn received the award from opera singer Debra Cheetham.
YMS artistic director and general manager Stephen Leek, told “CityNews”: “We were extremely honoured to have been singled out from a very strong pack of nominees and, are in a sense accepting this award on behalf of all the organisations in Australia that quietly work away behind the scenes without much support from governments and sponsors to offer quality and inspiring music programs to Australia’s young people.”