The Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents the Young Instrumentalists Prize.
With the opportunity for all applicants, who fulfil the criteria, to audition in the QSO Studio in front of a panel of exceptional musicians and prize money and a public performance opportunity available for 6 finalists, this is an amazing opportunity for Queensland music students. The overall winner performs as soloist on stage with the QSO.
Open to students enrolled in a Queensland secondary school performing on an orchestral instrument (including saxophone) at a minimum standard of AMEB Grade 8. Audition pieces must be a movement from a standard concerto for soloist and orchestra with a time limit of no longer than 10 minutes.
Winner of the Young Instrumentalists Prize of $5000 and the opportunity to perform as soloist on stage with QSO
This performance will be in the Education ENGAGE concert: The Grand Tannhauser, Thursday 20 April 2017 at 11.30am.
Leanne McGowan, violin
Scottish Fantasy in E flat major Op.46 – Mvt 4
2nd Prize of $3000
Julius Lynch, violin
Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor Op.61 – Mvt 3
Julius was also the recipient of the loan of a violin for 12 months from Lilly Camden, MFA Anthony Camden Fund and National instrumental Bank Award.
3rd Prize of $2000
Noah Lynch, violin
Giovanni Battista Viotti
Violin Concerto No.22 - Mvt 1
4th Prize of $1000
Jessica Walther, flute
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major Op.283 – Mvt 3
5th Prize of $500
Harry Egerton, violin
Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor Op.61 – Mvt 1
6th Prize of $500
Sola Hughes, violin
Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64 – Mvt 1
DATES FOR 2017 Young Instrumentalists Prize
Entries opened July 2016
Entries closed Wednesday 30 November 2016
Audition date Monday 20 February 2017
Recital Monday 6 March 2017
Winners Performance 20 April 2017
For more information phone our Education Liaison Officer on 3833 5035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with Young Instrumentalists Prize in the subject line.