4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music

Current student ensembles are invited to apply for the 2020 4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music.

The prize competition will be held on Thursday 22 October 2020 and will be broadcast live to air on 4MBS Classic FM. Depending on the number of applications, there may be a preliminary competition held on a Date TBC.

Sidney Page in the 1970s

About the Prize

Sidney B. Page was Deputy Librarian at the University of Queensland from 1966 to 1972, and then the Foundation Head Librarian at Griffith University from 1972 until 1983. He was a member of the University of Queensland Music Faculty Board from 1971 until his death in 1987 and a founding member of the Music Broadcasting Society of Queensland Ltd.

Following his death, family, colleagues and friends provided donations to establish a prize in his memory. The prize is maintained partly by annual gifts from 4MBS - Music Broadcasting Society of Queensland Ltd and Musica Viva's Queensland Branch.