What’s on

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Jazz: NOW

Intimacy | Energy | Colours
July 16 – 23

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Orange Winter Jazz Festival

Contemporary jazz in a regional winter wonderland

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Sydney Con Jazz Festival

Take yourself on a musical adventure.

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Freedman Fellowship Awards

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Regional Tours

Taking jazz on the road

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Hilary Geddes Quartet Tour

“A strikingly distinctive guitarist” – SMH

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The catholics Tour

“still sounding like no one else” – SMH

Coming Soon

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Sydney Intl Women's Jazz Festival

Turns 11 This November

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Ruby's Outdoor Music Club

Hot jazz under the stars

Education

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Young Women's Jazz Workshop

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Sonic Futures

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Cool for School

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Emerging Composers' Mentorship

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Artist resources

About 

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Contact us

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About SIMA

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Staff + Committee

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Previous productions

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Covid Safe Plan

Support Us

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Donate to SIMA

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Become a member

Help us guarantee the future of jazz in Australia by giving a tax-deductible gift to SIMA.

SIMA Membership

Become a part of our community!

 

 

** SIMA’s membership payment method is currently being updated. Please email marketing@sima.org.au and we’ll let you know when it’s back up and running **

Become a member now and reap the discounts year round – meet the artists and enjoy giveaways, special offers, and invitations to special events.

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Why become a SIMA supporter?

SIMA is a national leader, that’s been supporting jazz and improvised music for over thirty-five years.

We value our musicians equally as our supporters – and strive to present original, intriguing, and immersive music experiences.

Performance Programs

SIMA at it’s 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.

Young 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 gives 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 Touring

Supporting musicians to present their work across NSW.

Fees

Annual Membership

$60, $50 (conc), $35 (musicians)

Three Year Membership

$150, $135 (conc), $75 (musician)

Additional Payment Methods

Pay by Cheque

Please contact marketing @ sima.org.au (remove spaces)

Add a donation

Support Australian music by adding a tax-deductible donation to your membership.

Member Benefits
  • Up to 25% discount on our events & festivals
  • Exclusive free tickets to member-only events and select VIP experiences.
  • Free give-aways to non-SIMA gigs, events, and merchandise
  • Discount at Birdland Records