Performance and Composition Prizes

The following scholarships and prizes require students to apply to take part in a performance or composition competition. Please see the individual scholarship page for more information about how to apply and when the competitions are currently scheduled to take place: competition dates may change as the year progresses.

NB - All Semester 1 prizes except the Percy Brier Prize will be suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. The School of Music will aim to reschedule these prizes in semester 2.

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Ethel Osborn Prize

Richard Pollett Prize

Burnett William Wendorff Memorial Prize for Classical Piano 

Accompanists' Guild of Queensland Piano Accompaniment Prize

Isolde Schaupp Memorial Prize (new percussion prize)

Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Accompaniment

O’Brien Family Prize for Wind and Brass

Percy Brier Memorial Prize in Composition

4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music

Sleath String Performance Prize