Composer Emma Greenhill is the winner of the MadeBy composition-to-choreography competition. The competition, which is an initiative of OneMusic Australia and the Australian arm of the Royal Academy of Dance, will see Greenhill work with the winning choreographer on a new dance work set to premiere in 2022.

Composer Emma Greenhill

“I’m really looking forward to seeing my piece be interpreted by another artist through a different art form. It will also be very exciting to see my music literally come to life through the physical act of dance, something I have always been very captivated by since childhood,” said Greenhill, who is a Blue Mountains-based composer, violinist, arranger and educator. “The opportunity to then collaborate with the chosen choreographer and give them the opportunity to tell a story of their own through my music, will be an absolute privilege I am thrilled to undertake.”

Greenhill will be mentored by composer Cat Hope, while the winning choreographer will work with choreographer and ballerina Alice Topp.

In the next stage of the competition, choreographers will be invited to create an original...