Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE

Support Artist Development


Nurture musical talent and help create unique opportunities for local musicians and emerging artists.

Join us in bringing exciting and innovative projects to life and make a real difference to the career development of young artists as well as the growth of Australian music. By becoming a patron of the Elisabeth Murdoch Creative Development Fund, you will continue the legacy of our founding patron, Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE and enrich the lives of future generations through music.

Your gift will help support:

  • Australian emerging artists to create professional recordings
  • Master classes and workshops for students
  • Our annual children’s music festival
  • Recitals for emerging and mid-career musicians
  • The commissioning of new works
  • The live streaming of our concerts online

Immerse yourself in the life of Melbourne Recital Centre, contribute to the cultural and educational growth of the Centre’s programs and know your valued support has provided vital professional development opportunities for talented local artists and increased access for a wider audience.

To discuss projects you are interested in supporting or to collaborate on a project proposal, please contact:

Alistaire Bowler
Head of Development
(03) 9207 2653