SAMRO Foundation is calling for eligible keyboard players who consider themselves masters of the ivories to take on their peers and flex their fingers in the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players.
Application Deadline: 15th May 2017
Eligible Countries: Southern African countries
To be taken at (country): South Africa
About the Award: One of the highlights of the musical year, this year’s SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition is for Pianists, Organists, Harpsichordists and other keyboard players. Four years ago pianists Bokani Dyer & Jan Hugo captured the spotlight and walked away with scholarships to help enhance their creative careers. They proved their technical expertise and their interpretive creativity amongst many peers from around the country.
Eligibility: To be eligible to compete in the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition, candidates must be a music student or professional instrumentalist between the ages of 20 and 32, and a citizen of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho or Swaziland.
Selection Process: The competition takes place over three rounds: a preliminary round (in which a panel of adjudicators select the top candidates from the applications received), an semi-final round (in which the shortlisted Western Art and jazz music candidates compete) and a final round, which will take the form of a public concert at UNISA’s ZK Matthew’s hall on 26 August 2017, featuring performances by the top two candidates in each category.
Number of Awards: 2
Value of Program: Winners will walk away with scholarships to help enhance their creative careers.
How to Apply: To apply please download and fill in the three pages below.
Pages 1 and 2 can be saved and emailed. Only page 3 will need to be printed, signed and scanned and emailed.
Please submit all three pages in a single email to [email protected]:
- 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players Form pg 1
- 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players Form pg 2
- 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players Form pg 3
Award Provider: SAMRO Foundation