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Christchurch School of Music

Scholarships

There will no scholarships awarded in 2023.

We are revamping the way we offer scholarships and will send out the new information in 2024.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition. Candidates can play a piece of their own choosing that best displays their ability. The length of the piece should not exceed 4 minutes.

Candidates must provide their own accompanist if required.

Auditions will be held in a supportive, low key environment to ensure that students are able to perform to the best of their ability.  Every attempt will be made to ensure that the audition process is an enjoyable experience.

Rules

Scholarships are only available to current CSM students,

Students can only apply for one scholarship.

Ages are from 1 October 2023.

Students must be available to audition and perform

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  • CSMST Robert Perks Scholarship

    $250.00 towards CSM fees in 2023.

    Set up in 1980 in honour of the School’s founder and begun by a generous donation from Mrs Helga Newson.

    The scholarship winner is also given the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Canterbury Philharmonia orchestra the following year.

    This scholarship is for all instruments (including voice) for students aged 18 and over

  • CSMST Mark Hodgkinson Scholarship

    $250 towards CSM fees in 2023

    This scholarship is for all instruments (including voice) for students aged 16 and over

  • CSMST Prue Cotton scholarship

    $250 towards CSM fees in 2023

    This scholarship is for all instruments (including voice) for students aged 14 and over

     

     

     

     

  • CSMST Jay Mann scholarship

    $250 towards CSM fees 2023

    This scholarship is for all instruments (including voice) for students aged 12 and over

     

  • CSMST John Emeleus Scholarship

    $250 towards CSM fees in the following year

    This scholarship is for all all instruments (including voice) for students aged 11 and under