Welcome to the Golden Fiddle Awards

Our Mission:

To administer the first national awards system embracing all musical styles, which focuses on nurturing, supporting and rewarding the wealth of violin playing, performance and composing talent in Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew Clermont Andrew Balor Pixie Jenkins

For players, composers and teachers of classical, folk, rock, jazz, punk, Celtic, country, alternative and bluegrass violin.

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Our Awards:

Our main awards are held on the last Thursday of the annual Tamworth Country Music Festival and feature the awards presentations and a showcase with some of the greatest fiddlers the world has to offer.

Marcus Holden

The award itself is a beautifully crafted crystal like trophy modelled after the neck of a violin.

THE GOLDEN FIDDLE AWARD

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News:

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR
THE 2015 GOLDEN FIDDLE AWARDS

The GFA board has just released the entry form for the GFA's in Tamworth in January 2015. We will be startting our second decade off with a new category - The Golden Fiddle Heritage Award (see story below). So get your entries in and happy fiddling and good luck to all in Tamworth 2015. Entry forms available here.

GFA LAUNCHES FIRST HERITAGE AWARD

The Golden Fiddle Awards will launch its inaugral Heritage Award at its annual awards showcase in 2015.

THE 2014 AWARDS AND SHOWCASE

The 10th Annual Golden Fiddle Awards were held in January and fiddlers from all over Australasia came to see if they were counted among the few to hold the coveted trophy.

Each year we have a special guest pop in to give their imprimatur to this annual event. This year it was singer/songwriter John Williamson.

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