Percy Brier

Current students are invited to apply for the 2017 Percy Brier Memorial Prize.

Note that you must provide two (2) printed scores of your composition by Monday 21 August


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 Connor D'Netto (2016), John Rotar (2015) and Joshua Rivory (2014).