Apply for the Young Instrumentalist Prize

#​Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents the 2020 Young Instrumentalist Prize.

The Young Instrumentalist Prize presents an opportunity for exceptional Queensland school students to audition in front of a panel of Queensland Symphony Orchestra musicians, with a public performance opportunity and cash prizes and mentoring opportunities available to up to six finalists. The overall winner will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist on stage with Queensland Symphony Orchestra.


Open to students enrolled in a Queensland secondary school in 2020 performing on an orchestral instrument (including saxophone) at a minimum standard of AMEB Grade 8. Audition pieces must be a movement or movements from a recognised concerto or a work for solo instrument and orchestra up to the maximum time limit. If more than one movement is selected they must be from the same concerto.

For further information contact: Pam Lowry, Education Officer at or on 07 3833 5035

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