At the end of each section, certificates will be awarded for First and Second Place winners and Highly Commended performances.

At the Winners’ Concert and Award Ceremony:

  • First Place winners will also receive a trophy. Thank you to our sponsors Julia Newton Memorial, Clair Mann, Karina Sysko, June Clark & Kim Wood and Zenith Music for sponsoring our trophies.
  • Winners of the additional special awards below, selected by the adjudicator once the competition has concluded, will receive cash prizes.

AwardSponsorAmount
Outstanding flute performance in any sectionRebecca Guy$50
Outstanding piano performance in any sectionGoh Family$100
Outstanding violin performance in any sectionGoh Family$100
Most promising instrumentalist (other than piano) or singer in any sectionAleithea Hunter & Faith Stewart Memorial$100
Most creative composition or arrangementJocelyn Kotchie$100
Encouragement award for a promising violinistAUSTAup to $100
Encouragement award for a promising violistAUSTAup to $100
Encouragement award for a promising cellistAUSTAup to $100
Encouragement award for a promising double bassistAUSTAup to $100
Encouragement award for a less common instrumentAMEB WA$200
Best performance of an Australian composition in Sections 1, 2 or 3Yoon Sen Lee$40
Best performance of an Australian composition in Sections 4, 5 or 6Yoon Sen Lee$70
Best performance of an Australian composition in Sections 7, 8 or 9Royal Commonwealth Society$100
Best performance of an Australian composition in Sections 10 or 11Edward Black Memorial$200
Best Baroque performance in any sectionZenith Music$250
Best Classical performance in any sectionZenith Music$250
Best Romantic performance in any sectionZenith Music$250
Best Contemporary performance in any sectionZenith Music$250
Most artistic interpretation of a piece in any sectionCurate Arts International$200
Most transcendent performance of the competitionRotary Club of Freshwater Bay$250
Best overall performanceWAMTA / Stephanie Coleman Memorial$300 plus perpetual trophy