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Westheimer String Quartet Fellowship

Development opportunities for a promising quartet
Valued at $13,000, this prize aims to inspire and nurture four promising players. It supports a string quartet through tutoring, mentoring, travel and performance opportunities, as well as contact with visiting artists.

About the fellowship

The Conservatorium offers this enhanced performance development opportunity to a string quartet of exceptional potential. Valued at $13,000 for one year, it offers artistic development opportunities to a chamber music string quartet.

In addition to our chamber music program, the fellowship supports tuition and coaching, mentorship, travel and other development opportunities. These may also include national or international travel for and a residency of a mentor at the Conservatorium.

Previous winners include:

We will determine the performance development element immediately after the Dean of the Conservatorium announces the recipient. It will include at least two performances within the Conservatorium’s concert series to feature your work during the academic year. We will also support the winning quartet through contact with faculty and visiting artists from Australia and overseas.

How to apply

For more information and details on how to apply, please contact Associate Professor Goetz Richter.