2015 AWARDS OPEN!

Applications are now open for:

1. The AOAC Dame Joan Sutherland Scholarship – $20,000
2. The AOAC E. Chang and E. & K. Ong Opera Scholarship – $10,000
3. The AOAC Sheila Prior Memorial Scholarship to attend the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School (full tuition fee worth $5,000)

NOTE: Accommodation, living & travel costs to attend LGNOS are not covered by this scholarship and are the sole responsibility of the recipient.

CLOSING DATE – Entries must be received by 5pm Friday 10th April 2015

APPLICATION FEE – $45

Go to our AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS page to download your application forms now!

And proudly announcing our new award for those under 26 years:

The AOAC Judith Ward Lieder Scholarship $5000 for lied and art song

This scholarship will be judged in conjunction with the IFAC Australian Singing Competition (The Mathy).

Interested singers should consult the IFAC Australian Singing Competition website for application details.

Dr Anthony Ernst Seminar – 23 August 2014

The Australian Opera Awards Committee Inc is pleased to inform you about the Wagner Society’s Seminar, Beyond the Twilight of the Gods: Wagner’s Musical Legacy

Dr Antony Ernst, Manager of Artistic Planning, Orchestre Philharmoniquede Strasbourg, returns to Sydney to present a Wagner Society one-day workshop on 23 August 2014 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Uniting Church Cultural Centre, 10 Clanwilliam St., Willoughby (Street parking, frequent buses (M40) along Penshurst St)

Society Members $55:00, non-members $65. Lunch provided.

DON’T MISS OUT. REGISTER NOW: www.wagner.org.au

EFT: The Wagner Society, Westpac, Paddington: BSB: 032040 A/C 911323
Please include name and “Ernst” in your transfer details

Pay by Cheque: Payable to The Wagner Society, GPO Box 4574, 2001.

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2014 AOAC Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 AOAC Scholarship Winners!

Regina Daniel – winner of the 2014 AOAC Dame Joan Sutherland Award.  Regina will receive $20,000 towards furthering her operatic career.

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Shane Lowrencev  – winner of the 2014 E Chang and E & K Ong Opera Scholarship.  Shane will receive $10,000 to assist him with his career plans.
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Ayse Goknur Shanal – winner of the Sheila Prior Memorial Award to attend the 2014 Lisa Gasteen National Opera School.
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We wish our talented artists all the best in their future endeavours.

2014 AWARDS OPEN!

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR

The AOAC Dame Joan Sutherland Scholarship – $20,000

The AOAC E. Chang and E. & K. Ong Opera Scholarship – $10,000

The AOAC Sheila Prior Memorial Scholarship to attend the
Lisa Gasteen National Opera School (worth $5,000)

CLOSING DATE – 5pm Friday 28th March 2014

APPLICATION FEE – $40

Go to our AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS page to download your application forms now!

AOAC 2013 Scholarship Winners Announced

CONGRATULATIONS to MICHAEL HONEYMAN
The winner of the 2013 AOAC Dame Joan Sutherland Scholarship is baritone Michael Honeyman. Michael will receive the $20,000 award to further his budding career as a Verdi baritone. We wish him every success with his career and look forward to updates which will be posted on this site.
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CONGRATULATIONS to EVA JINHEE KONG
The winner of the inaugural E. Chang and E. & K. Ong Opera Scholarship is soprano
Eva Jinhee Kong.  Eva will receive the $10,000 award to assist her with her career development. The AOAC wishes her all the very best with her blossoming operatic career.

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