Conservatorium of Music

Royal Over-Seas League Travel Award

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The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) is a non-profit Commonwealth private members organisation, committed to supporting international understanding and friendship through social, music, arts and welfare activities. Their patron is the Queen. They have about 200 members in Perth.  The Royal Over-Seas League are donating a generous Travel Award to a Conservatorium of Music student.

Eligibility

In 2018, at the stipulation of the donors, vocal students are ineligible.

The Scholarship is available to:

  • Students currently enrolled in full-time study in the Conservatorium of Music at UWA
  • The applicant must be 30 years old or less as at 31 December of the year of application
  • Be an instrumentalist in Western Classical music

The Award

This generous scholarship includes:

  • One return economy flight from Australia to London.
  • Accommodation/hospitality for two weeks in London and one week in Edinburgh, UK.
  • A cash award of five hundred pounds sterling to cover personal expenses.
  • One to two week’s attendance at Lake District Summer Music School or another comparable summer academy.
  • Consultation lessons / coaching with prominent UK teachers.
  • Participation in the Royal Over-Seas League Arts Edinburgh Festival Fringe concert series.
  • Participation in an evening concert in London for the Royal Over-Seas League.
  • Opportunity to perform in a lunchtime recital at either St James’ Piccadilly or St Martin in the Fields. The Royal Over-Seas League will arrange any accompanist if required and cover all associated costs.
  • Tickets for a wide range of cultural events including the BBC Promenade Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, and the Edinburgh International Festival.

Application

All interested candidates need to complete the application form below and send to:

Head of School
Conservatorium of Music M413
(Royal Over-Seas League Travel Award)
UWA
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009

 

Applications will close on Monday 26 February 2018

Performance competition

Performances will take place in front of a selection panel on the first Wednesday of semester 1, 28 February 2018 at 5.30pm (more details to be provided).

You may play as many pieces as you wish however the whole performance must NOT be over 15 minutes duration.

Applicants must provide their own accompanist.