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Heidelberg Choral Society Choral Scholarships Program 2018

Wed Jan 17 2018

Heidelberg Choral Society Choral Scholarships Program 2018

Four Choral Scholarships are offered for 2018 for singers aged from 18 to 30 (as at December 2018).

Valued at $1000 in addition to membership and concert fees, these will support young singers who will be required to rehearse with the choir on Monday evenings in East Ivanhoe and participate in performances in April, June, August and November including some performances in rural Victoria. Some solo work may be available. Applications close Monday 5th February 2018 and auditions will be held on Sunday 11th February.

For more information contact the Secretary, Michelle Kennedy on tel 0409 197 209 or by email to choralscholarships@hcs.asn.au. More information about the choir and an application form can be found at the Society’s web page at hcs.asn.au.

To read more, download the Brochure.


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‘New Choral Composition Prize accepting entries’

 Bel a cappella’s inaugural Prize takes Australian music travelling

 Sydney chamber choir Bel a cappella will mark Music Director Anthony Pasquill’s 10 year anniversary with the choir with a tour to Russia and the Baltic in 2021. In early April they launched an initiative linked to the tour that promises to showcase new Australian music to the world.

The Bel a cappella Choral Composition Prize will award 3 Australian composers $1500 each for original a cappella choral works for up to 8 voice parts.  

Each of the 3 winning works will have its world premiere in one of the cities in the 2021 tour (to be chosen by the awarded composer), including St Petersburg, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallin and Riga. Their Australian premiere will be at the next concert Bel performs upon their return to Australia.

Pasquill believes that Australian choral music certainly has the capacity to match the depth and breadth of that being composed and performed in the traditional choral music countries of northern Europe and this Prize will give him and Bel a cappella the opportunity to demonstrate that.

Choir president Bruce Watson says, "When we launched our fundraising campaign for this Prize we were excited about creating an opportunity to bring new Australian choral music to the world. Now we also know we'll be supporting some local composers through this terrible time when so much work for musicians has vanished." 

Bel a cappella believes their Choral Composition Prize will make a big difference to composers in this difficult time for the Arts across the globe, providing both a sense of creative purpose and significant prize money to the three awarded composers.

Bel a cappella Choral Composition Prize

ELIGIBILITY: The Prize is open to any individual who is a permanent resident of Australia or Australian citizen. There is no age limit.

PRIZE PERIOD OPENS: April 1, 2020

PRIZE PERIOD CLOSES: June 30, 2020

A panel of jurors will review entries and award the 3 Prizes on July 31, 2020

Information/ Web: https://belacappella.org.au/composition-prize

Contact: Pepe Newton | Publicity Officer | publicity@belacappella.org.au  | m 0412 548 703

See the attached flyer for more information. 

 

 

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