Performing Arts & Music

Friends of Chopin Australia


PO Box 6093, O'Connor ACT 2602

0438 195 183

(02) 6259 5099



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About Us

The FRIENDS OF CHOPIN AUSTRALIA is a national not for profit association located in Canberra, Australia dedicated to exploring and promoting the composer Fryderyk Chopin, his music, and its role in Australia's musical life. This is done through performance, research and public engagement.

The Friends promote and conduct the Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, Canberra; promote artistic and scholarly activities relating to the the reception of Chopin and his music in Australia; create opportunities for young musicians nationionally and internationally.

The Friends organise concerts, lectures, festivals, film screenings, book readings and conferences as well as initiating and fostering international exchanges of artists, musicians and scholars. They establish partnerships relating to Chopin in Australia and abroad.