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D & MV McDonald Scholarship in Music Finals

Start Date

20th Sep 2019 1:00pm

Venue

Conservatorium Recital Hall, 5 Sandy Bay Road

RSVP / Contact Information

Free Public Event


Violin on Purple Background

The D&MV McDonald Scholarship in Music was established at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music in 2008 by the late Dawson and Margaret McDonald to support students of the violin, viola and cello to study in the United Kingdom with a selected master musician. The scholarship is available to a student entering their final‐year of undergraduate, honours or master’s degree to fund a residency in the UK for up to 10 weeks during January/February 2020. To be eligible for selection, applicants must be enrolled in a full‐time course at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music studying the violin, viola or cello.

PERFORMERS

Catherine Johnston: Hamilton Harty's Violin Concerto (First Movement)

Finnian Cooney:  Bartok Viola Concerto (first and third movements)

Stuart Robertson:  Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (first movement)

PANEL

Dr  Arabella Teniswood-Harvey:  Acting Head of Discipline, UTAS Conservatorium of Music

Mr William Newberry:  Violist, Tasmania Symphony Orchestra

Dr Susan Collins: Coordinator, Strings, UTAS Conservatorium of Music

Mr David Cody: Scholarships and Prizes Coordinator