Date: Tuesday 25 July
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre
This Gala event is the culmination of the five day competition. For the winners, thousands of dollars and multiple performance opportunities will be the rewards.
For the audience, the prize will be listening to world-class performances of astonishing beauty. This is something you will never forget.
Double Deal: $60 for Gala Instrumental & Gala Vocal Finals Concerts
Special Offer for AFCM ticketholders: $65 for tickets to all Performances and Concerts over 5 days
Featuring three finalists selected from the preliminary stage of Section 1: Open Instrumental.
Concert followed by supper with finalists, entrants, adjudicators and special guests in the Main Foyer of the Civic Theatre.
Townsville City Council Prize provided by Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition1st place winner will also receive an invitation to perform as a guest soloist with the Barrier Reef Orchestra plus the John Hopkins Performance Fellowship Award (valued $1000+) involving a performance as a soloist with an Australian community orchestra.
2nd $2000 Dr Bill Williams OBE Memorial Prize
Townsville City Council and Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition
Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition Prize
Joy Rutledge Award: Most Outstanding Musician from Nth Qld $500
sponsored by Mrs D. Gaemers
Frank Carroll Memorial Award: Most Promising Pianist $250
sponsored by Anne Brook and Alan Stephenson
Most Promising String Player Award $250
sponsored by AUSTA (NQ)
Most Promising Brass/Woodwind Award $250
sponsored by Arthur Florence of MusicAid
Audience Choice Award $300
sponsored by TripleT – Classic Music Team