Prizes and Scholarships

Unit 3/4
Pre-VCE & Unit 1/2
The Winner's Award
  • Cash prize of $500

  • Two coachings

  • invitation to come back to the following year's competition and perform as a guest artist. 

All finalists will also receive a certificate, as will the placegetters in each heat. 

First Prize

Certificate and $100

Second Prize

Certificate and $50

Honourable Mentions
Certificate
Scholarships

All competitors in the Unit 3+4 competition are eligible to receive one of the following scholarships for a performance of an eligible item in the heats. The recipient of each scholarship will be announced at the conclusion of the final, so it is recommended that all competitors attend the final should they receive a scholarship. 

If there isn't an eligible competitor in any of the heats, the adjudicator reserves the right to award a scholarship to a performance in the final, to a competitor from the Unit 1+2 division, or not award a prize at all. 

Classical Voice Singing Competition French Scholarship

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats who shows great promise in the performance of a piece in French.

Prize: Certificate and 60 minute coaching with

Siobhán Stagg.

Sponsored by Siobhán Stagg

SongMakers Australia Scholarship

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats who shows great promise in the performance of a German lied.

Prize: Certificate and 60 minute coaching with pianist and coach, Andrea Katz.

Sponsored by SongMakers Australia

Classical Voice Singing Competition Italian Scholarship

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats who shows great promise in the performance of a piece in Italian.

Prize: Certificate and 60 minute coaching. 

Sponsor announced soon...

Geoffrey Castles Musical Theatre Scholarship

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats for excellence in the performance of a song from a musical or operetta. 

Prize: Certificate and 60 minute coaching with Musical Director and Pianist, Geoffrey Castles. 

Sponsored by Geoffrey Castles

Opera Society Victoria Aria Award

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats for excellence in the performance of an Aria in any language from an Opera or Oratorio.

Prize: Certificate and cash prize of $150

Sponsored by Opera Society Victoria

Harold Macdonald Early Music Society of Victoria Scholarship

Awarded to a competitor of the adjudicators choice from the heats for excellence in the performance of a pre-classical work.

Prize: Certificate and coaching with leading authority in the field of early music.

Sponsored by Early Music Society Victoria

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