Sponsored by established by the Department of Education from public donations raised to honour Miss Vada Jefferies.


Cash prize of approximately $100.

Date of competition

Monday 25 May 2020 6.30pm – Zoom event (link to be advised)

Entries close

Thursday 21 May 2020 at 1 pm.


Ian Hanger Recital Hall.

Awarded to a Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University student completing Performance Study (Strings) for the best performance in solo Bach.

Application form

The Vada Jefferies Prize 2020 application form

  • Competitors are required to perform a programme of two movements of solo Bach.
  • Adjudicators to be appointed by the Head of Area - Strings.
  • Adjudicators can nominate up to 10 finalists.