APMVC Vocal Scholarship

Saturday 6th August 2022

​VENUE: Balaklava Uniting Church (within the Vocal Discipline) – See Eisteddfod Venues page

CONVENOR: Darrel Schutz, Don Bubner

ADJUDICATOR: Stella Panozzo

Stella has over 25 years of experience as a teacher, singer, pianist and musical director. Many of her singing students now have professional careers as performers and teachers in various musical styles, including Musical Theatre, Opera, and Contemporary Commercial Music.

She has taught and performed in many parts of Australia and Europe, having also toured as a vocal soloist through Canada, America, England, Wales, Germany and Austria.

Stella has directed several instrumental ensembles, including ‘Coffee & Quavers’ quintet and several choirs, including the ‘St. Barnabas Choir’ and ‘Key Change’.

She has adjudicated for Eisteddfods and Vocal scholarships and is an advisor for the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB), having also been involved in the development of the 2010-current singing examination syllabus.

Stella was president of the SA Chapter of the National Singing Teachers Association of Australia Ltd. (2005-2015) and was on the National Board (2009-2013).

She is currently teaching in the Music theatre degree at the University of Adelaide and is a PhD candidate, researching ways of helping tertiary students manage their mental health.


Entrants MUST read the 2022 Syllabus Notes for Saturday 6th August 2022 for detailed information and the Rules & Conditions of Entry, as well as the Scholarship Letter to Applicants

See page 59 of the programme for Guide to Symbols

2.00 pm – Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Vocal Scholarship

* Book in from 1.30pm or earlier

  1. Mikari Zollo Semmler (mt)
  2. Lluka Wadey (cv, mt)
  3. William Ahrens (v-cl, v-ncl)