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JUST IN: 2019 Piano Scholarship Finalists

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Following the Heats on Sunday 30 June at Kawai Australia Showroom, Sydney Eisteddfod is pleased to announce that four finalists have been selected to progress to the Final event.

The Scholarship discovers and encourages promising young pianists ages 16-25 years. It attracts pianists across Australia with extraordinary music talent and level of skill required for a professional career. The competition at the 2019 Heats was tougher than ever seen before.

The finalists were selected by adjudicators Vivian Choi and Ian Munro after a display of immense talent and outstanding performances.

The following finalists will compete at the Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Piano Scholarship Final at Sydney Conservatorium of Music on Friday 9 August at 6:00pm.

Jake Cheong (Epping)
Leanne Yang Jin (Chatswood)
Calvin Abdiel (Epping)
Nicholas Kennedy (Willoughby North)

This event is made possible by our generous sponsors: Kawai Australia and The Estate of the Late John Allison AM.

Sydney Eisteddfod is excited to announce that the Vice-Regal Couple, Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson have accepted an invitation to attend the Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Piano Scholarship Final. It is anticipated to be a fantastic evening of immense talent. 

To purchase your tickets to the Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Piano Scholarship Final, click here.