Jennifer Fowler

(1939) studied at the University of Western Australia, where she won the University’s Convocation Award for outstanding results. Since 1969, she has been living in London where she works as a free-lance composer. She has won a number of international prizes for composition, including: 1970 a prize from the Academy of the Arts, Berlin; 1971 joint winner of the Radcliffe Award of Great Britain; 1975 1st prize in the International Competition for Women Composers in Mannheim, Germany; 2003 the Miriam Gideon prize from the International Association of Women in Music; 2009 the international Sylvia Glickman Memorial Prize; 2009 equal winner of the Marin Goleminov First International Composition Contest in Bulgaria. She has had commissions from such organisations as the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Commission, the Perth International Arts Festival, the Music Board of the Australia Council, the Song Company in Sydney, Donne in Musica, Italy, and Women in Music (UK). Recent performances have been in Melbourne, Sydney, Beijing, Angouleme (France), Rome, Serbia, Oxford and London.