Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Piano

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $250 each to the singer and accompanist
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 2
Opening date 3 May 2021
Closing date 3 August 2021
Date scholarship is awarded 17 September 2021

Description

Current voice and piano students are invited to apply for the Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Piano. The prize is awarded to the most outstanding performance by two students as singer and accompanist in biennial competition.

Margaret Nickson established this prize while a lecturer in singing at the University of Queensland in 1977. Following her death in 2002, the prize has been maintained by a biennial gift from former student and international operatic soprano Lisa Gasteen.

Heats - Friday 3 September 2021, 6pm, Nickson Room

Finals - Friday 10 September 2021, 6pm, Nickson Room

Eligibility

Students enrolled in a course offered by the School of Music. Students who have been awarded the prize in one year may not enter the competition in a subsequent year in the same partnership. 

Before you get started

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How to apply

A singer and an accompanist wishing to enter the competition in any year must lodge a joint application with the Head of School by the date set by the Head. 

To apply,  download the Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Piano application form. Email the completed application form to concerts@uq.edu.au for processing. 

Heats - Friday 3 September 2021, 6pm, Nickson Room

Finals - Friday 10 September 2021, 6pm, Nickson Room

Selection criteria

Most outstanding performance by 2 students as singer and accompanist in biennial competition.

Contact

School of Music
(07) 3365 4949