NSW Secondary Schools Concerto Competition

Finalists

This year's NSW Secondary Schools Concerto Competition finalists are:

Juniors

Milo Abrahams – Bassoon
Daniel Lin – Viola

Seniors

Emily Su – Violin
Sarah Chang – Violin
Alicia Poon – Violin
Lily Dai – Cello

Dates for 2018 and Information

  • Registrations open: Monday 4 December 2017
  • Registration close: 10pm Monday 26 February 2018
  • Stage 1, the auditions: Sunday 25 March 2018 from 9am to 6pm at the McCaskill Music Centre, Barker College, Waitara
  • Stage 2, the semi-finals: Sunday 8 April 2018 from 11am to 6pm at the Abbotsleigh Senior College, Wahroongah
  • Stage 3, the finals concert: Saturday 30 June 2018 7pm at The Concourse, Chatswood.

Schedules for the auditions and semi finals will be made available here as follows:

  • Stage 1, the auditions: from Tuesday 13 March 2018
  • Stage 2, the semi-finals: from Tuesday 3 April 2018

Results for the auditions, semi finals, and finals will be posted here at the completion of each respective round of the Competition.

Competition Rules

Download here

Venues

Abbotsleigh Senior College

Barker College

The Concourse

Prizes

  • Overall Winner: $5000 + engagement to perform with KPO during the following year
  • Barbara Cran Award: $1,000
  • Barbara Robinson Award: $1,000
  • Perpetual Cups: awarded to the schools of the above 3 winners, to display for one year.
  • KPO Award: $500 to best performer during rehearsals with the orchestra (KPO players’ choice)
  • All finalists with receive $150

Suggested Accompanists

  • Julia Brimo: 0410 244 364
  • Zsuza Giczy: 0422 843 614
  • Alison Cameron: 0419 266 241
  • John Martin: 0439 607 115
  • Ying Ho: 0410 618 197
  • Sumiko Yamamura: 9440 8457
  • Sorina Zamfir: 9945 0496
  • Catherine Davis: 0400 993 428
  • Paul Cheung:  0416 617 682

Contact

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