HOW TO APPLY
Applications and payments accepted online only.
There is a $15 non-refundable application fee.
Your audition time will be sent by email by 3 December 2019
Live auditions only - no exceptions. Video auditions not accepted.
Candidates must prepare two contrasting pieces of music that show their musical and technical abilities. The two pieces will be performed back to back with no break and each piece must not exceed 4 minutes in length.
2 copies of the music must be presented to the panel at the beginning of the audition.
Candidates will need to arrange their own accompanist if required. If using a backing track, please contact Conservatorium management 1 week
to audition date. No on the spot arrangements can be made on the day.
The audition panel will consider the applicant’s demonstration of:
Technical Ability / Musicality / Expression / Phrasing / Sensitivity / Solo performance technique
The audition panel will allocate scholarships based not only on individual performance, but the needs of the Conservatorium (E.g. to build program & instrument areas).
All scholarship recipients must avail themselves to a minimum of four performances throughout the year as a condition of their scholarship. Included in the four, is the Annual Conservatorium Concert held at the end of the year which is a compulsory event for all scholarship students where they will showcase their talent and hard work to guests and representatives of the sponsors.
REPORTING AND FEEDBACK REQUIREMENTS
All scholarship recipients are required to complete two update reports and letters per year on their progress and feedback regarding the scholarship program for the benefit of conservatorium management and scholarship sponsors.
All scholarship recipients will receive two complimentary tickets to each Fine Music Series concert.
All scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary enrolment to applicable Conservatorium group workshops, ensembles and classes where places are available. This does not include the Penrith Youth Orchestra.
Video and still photography may be taken from time to time for the purpose of promotion and/or training and successful scholarship students must give consent for such media to be utilised.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Penrith Conservatorium on 02 4723 7611 or email@example.com