Music scholarships now open

The winner of the last David Helfgott Scholarship, violist Beth Condon.
The winner of the last David Helfgott Scholarship, violist Beth Condon.

APPLICATIONS are being invited for the 2010 Helfgott Scholarships.

Each of the two music scholarships are valued at $3000.

The David Helfgott Scholarship is for young instrumentalists up to the age of 21, playing any instrument and performing any style of music.

The Gillian Helfgott Scholarship is available for singers aged up to 25, any vocal style.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate talent, potential and a dedication to serious music studies.

The aim of the scholarships is to foster learning and the enjoyment of music and to provide an opportunity for young musicians to pursue advanced study of a musical instrument or singing.

Applications for scholarships are invited now and the forms and guidelines are available from the Conservatorium office, by telephoning 6652 1592. Applications close at midday Saturday July 3.

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