Yarra Valley Singers: Elizabeth Maile 2020 VOCAL SCHOLARSHIPThu May 9 2019
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 18 October
Yarra Valley Singers Inc. is an unauditioned community choir, presenting 4-5 major concerts a year as well as performances at Citizenship ceremonies and in aged care facilities. The range of music performed by the choir covers a broad spectrum: contemporary, popular, musical comedy, ballads and folk songs and also opera, classical and sacred choral music.
Phone: 0411 245 633
Facebook: Yarra Valley Singers
Yarra Valley Singers Inc. is establishing an annual vocal scholarship in honour of the group’s founder, Elizabeth Maile. Elizabeth had boundless energy, love for the Yarra Valley Singers and love for life in general, and this scholarship is intended to carry her enthusiasm forward in memory of her contribution to the community.
The scholarship entitles the recipient to a contribution of $1,000 towards tuition fees for one year, paid to the recipient on meeting the “Conditions of Appointment” whilst making an active contribution to the choir and continuing their music studies. Payments will be made quarterly in arrears. Membership of Yarra Valley Singers is also included, currently valued at $320 for one year. The successful applicant will be expected to rehearse with the Yarra Valley Singers on Wednesday evenings and perform at Yarra Valley Singers concerts throughout the duration of the scholarship.
The scholarship is an encouragement award intended to assist a singer who wishes to pursue a career in singing, performing, teaching and/or conducting. Applicants must be 18 or over on January 1st 2020.
Closing date: Fri 18 October
Shortlist completed: Fri 8 November
Auditions: Saturday 23 November
Winner announced: Saturday 14 December
Please see our website for application form and further information.