Louise Anton accepting the inaugural UTAS Stephen Schwartz Professional Development Award. L-R: Harry Vanda, Stephen Schwartz, Louise Anton, Kevin Purcell and Micheal Kerker
The University of Tasmania Conservatiorium in association with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) are proud to present the inaugural UTAS Stephen Schwartz Songwriting Award.
Presented during the 2010 Festival of Broadway, the award was offered to advance the career of an emerging individual or songwriting team. From 2011, the Award - presented by the University of Tasmania and APRA, formed part of the APRA Professional Development Awards (PDAs).