Percy Brier

Information about the 2017 Percy Brief Memorial Prize will be published shortly.


About the Prize

Percy Brier (1885-1970) was born in Queensland and studied at Trinity College and the Royal Academy of Music. He was a Brisbane-based organist, choral director, composer, music teacher and music historian in a professional career that began in 1906 and extended for more than six decades.

More information about Percy is available in the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

Following his death, his son Eric Brier provided a gift to establish a prize in his memory. 

Recent recipients of the Prize include John Rotar (2015) and Joshua Rivory (2014).