Competition-based prizes and awards are open to current Queensland Conservatorium students

With music industry connections around the globe, Queensland Conservatorium gives you the opportunity to apply your talents at a truly professional level.

The Conservatorium offers pre-tertiary, undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs at its South Bank and Gold Coast campuses. Students learn under leading music educators, musicians and composers with international experience and outlook.

There are a range of competitions held throughout the academic year at the Queensland Conservatorium. Most are made possible through the support of our external sponsors.

Queensland Conservatorium Competitions

Competition Name Instrument Closing Date Competition Date Participate

Unfortunately there are no competitions available.

Beta Sigma Phi Brass Prize

Brass

Complete

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Rudolph Pekarek Oboe Prize

Oboe

TBA

TBA

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Ena Williams Award for Postgraduate Study Overseas

Piano

Complete

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Hilda Woolmer Prize for Piano Accompaniment

Piano and Voice

Complete

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Minnie May Bussey Prize (Pianoforte)

Piano

Complete

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Ruby C Cooling Prize

Piano

Friday 27 September 2019, by 4pm

Thursday 10 October 2019, 6:30pm

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Basil Jones Sonata Prize

Strings (male)

Preliminary round - Monday 9 September 2019, 6:30pm Final round: Monday 16 September 2019, 6:30pm

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John Curro Viola Prize

Viola

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John and Sue Thompson Vocal and Accompaniment Scholarship

Piano

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Matilda Jane Aplin Prize

Strings

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Paganini Prize

Strings

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Piatti Prize

Strings

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Queensland Conservatorium Guitar Prize

Guitar

TBA

TBA

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Ronald Clifford Davis Violin Prize

Strings

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Una Morgan Harp Prize

Strings

Complete

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Vada Jefferies Prize

Strings

Complete

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Elizabeth Muir Memorial Prize (Singing) Postgraduate

Vocal

Complete

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Linda Edith Allen Award (Singing) Postgraduate

Vocal

Friday 27 September 2019, by 4pm

Tuesday 8 October 2019, 6:30pm

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Margaret Nickson Prizes for Voice and Accompaniment

Piano and Vocal

Friday 13 September 2019, by 4pm

Tuesday 24 September 2019, 6:30pm

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The Brisbane Club Award and the Jim Massie Memorial Prize

Combinations

Department to nominate students

Monday 21 October 2019, 6:30pm

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Joyce Campbell Lloyd Scholarship (Overseas Study) Vocal Students

Combinations

Friday 27 September 2019, by 4pm

Sunday 13 October 2019, 3:00pm

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Owen Fletcher Postgraduate Award

Combinations

Friday 27 September 2019, by 4pm

Tuesday 8 October 2019, 6:30pm

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Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University Postgraduate Award

Combinations

Friday 27 September 2019, by 4pm

Tuesday 8 October 2019, 6:30pm

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Ross Peters 4MBS Chamber Music Prize

Combinations

Saturday 31 August 2019, by 4pm

Thursday 26 September 2019, 6:00pm

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QCGU International Travel Bursary- Orchestral Strings

Strings

Friday 20 September 2019, by 4pm

No performance competition

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