Not only is the School celebrating the appointment of Clarinettist extraordinaire Ashley William Smith as the Head of Woodwind and Contemporary Performance and Artist in Residence (see newsroom article, ‘Young Genius appointed to the School of Music’) we are absolutely delighted to announce the recent ARIA bestowed on the talented Mr James Ledger (Lecturer in Composition) for his collaboration with Paul Kelly, Genevieve Lacey and musicians from Australian National Academy of Musicians
Ashley William Smith, winner of the 2012 MCA Freedman Fellowship, otherwise known as
the ‘genius' award, and former student of UWA's School of Music, has been
appointed to the role of Head of Woodwind and Contemporary Performance.
Following the UWA newsroom story posted on 11 September, the School of Music is very pleased and proud to announce Clarinet player and UWA graduate Ashley Smith won the coveted 2012 MCA Freedman Fellowship for Classical Music award, otherwise known as the ‘genius' award, worth $15,000.