I wholeheartedly

support the Australian Singing Competition in its longstanding generosity to young singers struggling in an extremely competitive field. The prizes bestowed by the Competition provide invaluable opportunities for gifted young Australians. The Marianne Mathy Scholarship offers a wonderful launching pad for young classical singers. 

Richard Bonynge AC AO CBE

2013 ASC Winner - Jade Moffat


2014 ACA Semi Finalists


Five Semi-Finalists have been announced in the inaugural Australian Cello Awards. 

The goal of the Australian Cello Awards is to give opportunities that are designed to help young cellists embark on a professional career or further accelerate their development as an orchestral cellist, chamber music artist or soloist.

Yelian He (Australia), Edward King (New Zealand), Yoshika Masuda (Australia), Louise McKay (Australia) and Ruben Palma (Australia) were selected from field of talented entrants.

On Thursday, 14 November three Finalists will be announced at an event to be held in association with UBS Wealth Management in Sydney.

2014 FInals and award concert

Love Cello?

So do we. 

Mark this date in your calendar.

Finals and Award Concert of the Australian Cello Awards

Sunday 30 March 2014
Verbrugghen Hall
Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Details to be announced

for the love of opera

For the Love of Opera.

Jade Moffat wins Marianne Mathy Scholarship in 2013. 

QLD mezzo soprano Jade Moffat, 23 is the winner of the Marianne Mathy Scholarship ('The Mathy') in 2013.

 In  a celebration of talent and dedication, five young singers from New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand were heard by our distinguished adjudication panel — Emma Matthews (National Adjudicator), Conal Coad, Peter Czornyj, Michael Halliwell and Ian McCahon. 

The singers were accompanied by the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Anthony Legge.

The audience was treated to a wonderful evening of entertainment at Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Hannah Dahlenburg 25 soprano VIC

Alexander Knight 23 baritone NSW

Edward Laurenson 24 baritone NZ

Jade Moffat 23 soprano QLD

Danita Weatherstone 23 soprano NSW

Discover why people from around the world love opera – highlights from the Finals Concert will be posted soon on our YouTube Channel! 

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