Prizes

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The cash prizes (in Australian dollars) will be:

First Prize                          $25,000 donated by Dr Hugh Kunze

Second Prize                      $10,000 donated by Dr Betty Byrne Henderson AM

Third Prize                         $5,000 donated by ALC Cyber Security

Fourth Prize                       $3,000 donated by Hon JB Thomas AM QC

The Griffith University People’s Choice Prize        $5,000 donated by Griffith University

Concerto Prize                   $5,000 donated by Mr Joseph and Mrs Veronika Butta

Encouragement Award     $1,000 donated by Mr Oleg Stepanov and Ms Natasha Vlassenko

The Enid Lane Memorial Prize for Mozart $1,000 donated by Piers Lane AO

The Graeme Russell Virtuoso Prize $1,000 donated by the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition

Best Recital in Round Three $1,000 donated by Mr Philip Tucker

Best Performance of a Prelude and Fugue $1,000 donated by Ms Huguette Brassine

Best Performance of a Classical Sonata $1,000 donated by Mr Ed and Mrs Gillian Fraser

Best Performance of an Australian Work $1,000 donated by Mr Oleg Stepanov and Ms Natasha Vlassenko

Best Performance of a Russian Work $1,000 donated by Ms Juneen Kashurina

Best Performance of a Work by Chopin $1,000 donated by Mrs Elizabeth Brazier

Best Performance of a Work by Liszt $1,000 donated by Australian Society for Keyboard Music- Gold Coast

The Chuang Foundation Award for Best New Zealand Pianist $1,000 donated by Evans Chuang

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Vote $1000 donated by the St Baker Family Foundation

Performance opportunities for 2017 finalists 

  • A performance engagement arranged by Theme & Variations Piano Services, for the first-prize winner
  • A performance opportunity with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, for a finalist
  • A performance opportunity with the Queensland Pops Orchestra, for a finalist

 

  • The Jury reserves the right not to award any prize. The prizes may be shared.