Sponsored by A (Bep) Torkington.


Cash prize $60.

Date of competition


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Ian Hanger Recital Hall.

The prize is open to Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University students enrolled in either a full-time or part-time program at the Conservatorium with violin, viola or guitar as their performance study.

Application form

  • Competitors are required to play a virtuoso work of Paganini (excluding the concertos) lasting no longer than 10 minutes.
  • The aim of the competition is to encourage excellence in performance.
  • There is to be only one winner of this prize, and if the standard required by the panel is not reached, no award will be made.
  • The adjudicating panel is to consist of as many of the string staff, both full-time and part-time, at the Conservatorium.