O'Brien Family Prize for Wind and Brass


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $1000
Number awarded 1


Most outstanding performance in wind or brass as determined at the annual competition held by the School of Music.

The prize was first offered in 2017 as one of the Fifty $1,000 Alumni Friends Golden Jubilee Bursaries and is maintained by an annual donation from the O'Brien family, who are longstanding supporters of music in Brisbane.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Complete Application Form

All applications must be submitted to the School by 5pm, Monday 14th September, 2020.

Selection criteria

Heats Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 6pm-8pm, Nickson Room

Final Thursday 8th October 2020, 6pm-8pm, Nickson Room

Competition Rules:

  • Heats- max 10 mins duration
  • Finals- max 20 mins duration
  • No more than 6 candidates to proceed from heats to finals in each competition
  • Competitors to organise and self-fund any rehearsals with pianist prior to heats and final if required
  • Winner (automatic) and runner up (by invitation) in each competition to perform in prize winner concert


School of Music
(07) 3365 4949