Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Vocal Scholarship
Saturday 5th August 2023
VENUE: Balaklava Uniting Church (within the Vocal Discipline) – See Eisteddfod Venues page
CONVENOR: Don Bubner, Danielle Mudge
ADJUDICATOR: Jessica Dean
Australian Soprano Jessica Dean is a Masters graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she studied with Lillian Watson. At the RAM, she was awarded the Kohn Foundation scholarship as a soloist for the inaugural Royal Academy’s Bach Cantata concert series.
Jessica spent ten years in Sydney as a soprano with Opera Australia, performing Barbarina (The Marriage of Figaro), Papagena (The Magic Flute) and toured the country as Zerlina (Don Giovanni) on Opera Australia’s regional tour, and with the Opera Australia Chorus.
Jessica has performed as a concert soloist throughout the UK, including Purcell’s King Arthur with Laurence Cummings, Mozart Requiem at St Martin-in-the-Fields.. Jessica works regularly in concert with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Baroque and the Adelaide Cantata Band, and she sang the Mother in Tippett’s A Child of our Time for the 2021 Adelaide Festival.
For State Opera South Australia, she has performed Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Belle in Richard Meale’s Voss, and a national tour of Angela in Graham Koehne’s Love Burns; Marzelline in Fidelio for which she received a Helpmann nomination; Beth in Mark Adamo’s Little Women; Yum-Yum in The Mikado and Dew-Fairy in Hansel and Gretel.
Entrants MUST read the Syllabus Notes for Saturday for detailed information and the Rules & Conditions of Entry, as well as the Scholarship Letter to Applicants.
SEE SYLLABUS FOR FULL DETAILS
Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir Vocal Scholarship Start time: (Follows Vocal sections in the same venue)
3.30pm – APMVC Vocal Scholarship
Nicholas Hockley (mt, v-cl)
Holly George (v-cl)
Leila Cudsi (v-cl)
William Ahrens (v-cl, v-ncl)
4.25pm – ANNOUNCE APMVC VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
(For full Saturday details click HERE)
ADELAIDE PLAINS MALE VOICE CHOIR VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
sponsored by the
Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir
assisted by Lyndoch Motors and Balco Australia
This scholarship is open to any person who is between the ages of 15 and 20 years on 1 July 2023.
Applicants will perform both a Vocal Classical Solo and a Musical Theatre Solo in the Vocal Scholarship section of the Balaklava Eisteddfod.
The Vocal Scholarship section will be adjudicated at the Balaklava Uniting Church following the Vocal Solo sections on Saturday 5th August 2023.
The scholarship has been set up to assist the winner in paying tuition fees to a recognised Vocal Teacher. The scholarship – an award of $1,000.00 – will be offered to the vocalist chosen by the official adjudicator.