Newcastle

Shirley Paton Scholarship 2021

Posted on: 2 March 2021

Shirley Paton was an extraordinary pianist who achieved recognition early in her career and eventually became a performer for the ABC. As a young student, she won the 1937 Empire Scholarship that enabled her to study for three years at Trinity College London. The Shirley Paton Memorial Scholarship has been created in her memory.

The purpose of the scholarship is to further the career of a promising pianist and provide the means for a series of lessons that will enhance and advance the winner's chances of pursuing a concert career. The suggested  minimum level for entry be Licentiate or equivalent.

Please download the entry requirements, prepare your recording and register online by 1st July 2021.

Please see full details of entry on the Scholarship page for Students.

2021 Membership Renewals

Posted on: 29 December 2020

 
Members will be pleased to know that owing to the limitations of the year, in terms of hosting events, Council has agreed to provide funding to cover all current paid members with 12 months of continued membership throughout 2021. This will be a benefit to members as we settle into 2021 and restore our own individual financial positions. 

Newcastle Branch AGM

Posted on: 8 October 2014

The Newcastle Branch will be holding the scholarship auditions for the Nan Price Memorial Piano Scholarship and the Errol Collins Memorial Violin Scholarship both in October. The Branch AGM will be held on Wednesday 10th December at 10.30am followed by a light luncheon at the Adamstown Bowling Club ,Glebe Rd Adamstown. For more details, contact the Branch President, Rosemary Allen.