Sponsored by String and Keyboard departments.


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

Date of competition

Preliminary round: 6:30pm Monday 14 September 2020.

Final: 6:30pm Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Entries close

4:00pm Friday 4 September 2020.


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 2020 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.