Sponsored by String and Keyboard departments.


Cash prize of approximately $500 to be split equally between both musicians.

Date of competition

Preliminary: Monday 9 September 2019 at 6.30 pm.

Final: Monday 16 September 2019 at 6.30 pm.

Entries close

Friday 30 August 2019 by 4 pm.


Ian Hanger Recital Hall.

  • Duos to comprise either Violin/piano, viola/piano, cello/piano or double bass/piano.
  • The prize will be awarded to a Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University student duo judged to have performed, in competition, the best sonata for stringed instrument and piano.

Application form

  • In 2019 all competitors are required to play a sonata of their own choice.
  • Judges are to be appointed by the Director.
  • No judge may be the teacher of a student who is competing.