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Sydney Int’l Women’s Jazz Fest

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The Vampires

October 17 - December 3


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Champion Australian jazz with a SIMA Membership!

With a SIMA membership, you’ll be supporting Australian musicians, and joining a growing community of music lovers.

From the  afficinaoes, to those just dipping their toes – a membership is a simple step that allows us to promote and develop creative music that is uniquely Australian.

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Member Benefits

Est. 1984 – SIMA is the leading national producer of jazz and improvised music. We’ve been supporting the sector with education, artist development, and performance opportunities for over 39 years. Champion Australian jazz with a SIMA membership.


Silver & Musicians Membership

  • Up to 25% discount on our events & festivals
  • Invitation to VIP pre-concert drinks

Gold Membership

All the above PLUS;

  • Free tickets to events presented by our friends and partners
  • SIMA Tote Bag* & Stickers
  • Bring a friend for free to opening night &/or select shows

*SIMA tote bags are sent out in batches every month.

Why become a Member?

We strive to present original, intriguing, and immersive music experiences – that represent the Australian sound.

Performance Programs

SIMA at its core presents local, national, and international performances and festivals to give artists the opportunity to present their original work. We work in partnership with the musicians to ensure our music experiences support their music and vision.

Emerging Composers Mentorships

Emerging or mid-career composers are paired with a leading Australian artist, for an 8-week mentorship to write a new work for a large jazz ensemble.

Cool for School

An interactive workshop program that takes place across NSW, giving students an unforgettable taste of the magic of improvised music.

Young Women’s Jazz Workshops

Developed in partnership with Dr. Sandy Evans OAM in 2002, the Young Women’s Jazz Workshops have played a transformative role for countless musicians aged 12 and up around Australia.

Freedman Music Fellowships

Bringing together the nation’s most outstanding young musicians under 35 for an exciting finale and grand prize!

Regional Tours

Supporting musicians to present their work across NSW with fully fletched multi-date tours.