20: Sydney Eisteddfod SENIOR VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP (21-25 Years)

Wednesday 12 July

Venue: Shore School - Playfair Hall (BH Travers Centre)

Event Ages: 21 to 25 years

Event Type: Solo

Sponsored by
Dr Bruce Caldwell, The Greatorex Foundation, Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund

Status: Completed

Two items performed consecutively:
(a) Operatic Aria from Event 21 AND
(b) An item that was performed in Events 22-28.

The program MUST include at least one prize-winning item.

Previous winners not eligible.

NO OFFICIAL ACCOMPANIST PROVIDED. No report written for this event.

Prerequisite: Singers must enter and perform in the Operatic Aria (Event 21) and at least two other Events from 22-28.

First, Second & Third place-getters from each event will be considered, from which UP TO SIX singers will be selected to perform in a deciding Final for this Scholarship.


For the Joan Sutherland Memorial Awards
Total Prize Value: $5,500

Winner: $4,000. Sponsored by Dr Bruce Caldwell and The Greatorex Foundation.

Finalists (excluding place-getters): $300 each. Sponsored by Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund.

The Winner will receive the prize for payment of tuition in singing and languages, payable in two equal amounts, with the first instalment upon winning and the second instalment six months later, subject to proof of continued tuition.

  • General Rules & Conditions of Entry
  • Classical Singing Category Rules & Conditions
  • Eisteddfod Accompanists

First Place ~ 6 Rhian Saunders (St Ives)
Finalist ~ 1 Samanta Lestavel (Sydney)
Finalist ~ 2 Joshua Oxley (Lane Cove)
Finalist ~ 3 Imogen-Faith Malfitano (Wollongong)
Finalist ~ 4 Victoria Hodgkinson (Double Bay)
Finalist ~ 5 Olivia Oxley (Lane Cove)

These results are believed to be correct at the time of posting. Any error or omission is regretted. Circumstances may require alteration to this list without notice.

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