These Prizes and Opportunities were awarded in 2014; the following information is presented for information only.
The total prize value of the 2014 Australian Cello Awards was in excess of AUD $60,000 – made up of The 'Allen-Evans' and a number of other cash grants, prizes and career opportunities.
Total value of AUD $40,000, consisting of: –
Up to AUD $31,000 in cash grants to assist in a programme of study and career development –
1. ALLEN-EVANS SCHOLARSHIP Cash grant valued up to AUD $15,000.
Presented by the Allen-Evans Estate
2. HAAS AWARD Cash grant valued at AUD $10,000.
Presented by the Haas Family Trust
3. KITTY FISCHER PRIZE Cash grant valued at AUD $6,000.
Presented by the Kitty Fischer Foundation
In addition to cash grants, the Allen-Evans recipient will receive –
4. THE ALLEN-EVANS Limited edition Drago Marin Cherina bronze sculpture
Presented by the Australian Cello Awards
5. ING GROUP VIDEO PRIZE The recipient of the Allen-Evans Scholarship will receive a video of their Awards Concert performance and a personal interview which will be recorded following the event.
Presented by ING Group Communications & Design
6. SHANE ROZARIO PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE A professional studio portrait and live action portrait.
Presented by Shane Rozario Photography
OTHER PRIZES TO BE AWARDED
ROSL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Includes return travel to the UK from the current place of study, with accommodation and hospitality for four weeks in the UK; concert opportunities for Royal Over-Seas League in London and Edinburgh; consultation lessons with prominent UK based teachers and tickets for cultural events.
The Scholarship is valued at approx. AUD $7,500, inclusive of a cash award of £500 sterling.
Presented by ROSL ARTS, the arts division of the Royal Over-Seas League
NELLY APT SCHOLARSHIP
A cash grant of AUD $6,000 for study in Israel to fund fees, accommodation, and return air fares to participate in a programme of study such as Keshet Eilon International String Mastercourse or a programme of your own choosing.
Presented by the Nelly Apt Estate
SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRIZE
An AUD $5,000 professional engagement fee for a concerto performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the 2015 or 2016 Season.
Presented by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
CANBERRA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRIZE
An AUD $3,000 professional engagement for two concerto performances with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra in 2015. The prize also includes four nights' accommodation in Canberra.
Presented by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra
UNIVERSAL MUSIC AUSTRALIA PRIZE
AUD $2,500 worth of classical CDs and DVDs. Universal Music Australia is the premiere classical music recording company in the world, encompassing the Decca and Deutsche Grammophon labels.
Presented by Universal Music Australia
WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRIZE
A professional engagement for two performances of a concerto with the award-winning Willoughby Symphony Orchestra during its 2015 Season at The Concourse, Chatswood. Includes an AUD $500 engagement fee.
Presented by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, in conjunction with Willoughby City Council
The winner will also receive a Music & Opera Singers Trust Ltd (MOST®) Travel Grant of AUD $1,500.
MOST® AUDIENCE PRIZE
A cash prize of AUD $1,000 selected by audience vote.
Presented by Music & Opera Singers Trust Ltd (MOST®)
Supporting young cellists
If you are interested in establishing a bequest, legacy scholarship or programme, the Australian Cello Awards can provide fantastic opportunities for you to support our next generation of cellists.
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