Waltons New School of Music - Instrument Prizes

Instrument Prizes

at Waltons New School of Music


The Kurzweil Piano Prize

As part of the annual Martin A. Walton Memorial Scholarship Competition, a Kurzweil digital piano, valued at approximately €900, will be awarded to the most promising piano student at Waltons New School of Music. The prize will be awarded for musical ability and potential, as well as for progress over the 2017-2018 school year, as determined by New School faculty adjudicators. Candidates, who are nominated by their teachers, will compete for this prize in the Martin A. Walton Memorial Scholarship Competition on 3 June 2018. Winners are expected to perform at the New School’s End-of-Year Student Concert.

The Kurzweil Piano Prize will not be awarded if piano entrants are not of a sufficient standard in a given year. The prize is for a Kurzweil Digital Piano only and is not transferable.

ELIGIBILITY

Students of piano (and of all ages), who will have been enrolled at the New School for at least 18 consecutive weeks by 23 June 2018 (the end of our Third Term). Prize winners may not enter the same competition again.

See Past Scholarship & Prize Winners for previous winners of this prize.

The Taylor Guitar Prize

In late May / early June each year, a Taylor electric guitar, valued at approximately €2,000, will be awarded to the most promising guitar student at Waltons New School of Music. The prize will be awarded for musical ability and potential, as well as for progress over the 2017-2018 school year, as determined by New School faculty adjudicators. Candidates, who are nominated by their teachers, will compete for this prize in the Martin A. Walton Memorial Scholarship Competition on 3 June 2018. The prize winner is expected to perform at the New School’s End-of-Year Student Concert.

The Taylor Guitar Prize will not be awarded if guitar entrants are not of a sufficient standard in a given year. The prize is for a Taylor electric guitar only and is not transferable.

ELIGIBILITY

Students of all guitar genres/styles, as well as electric bass (and of all ages), who will have been enrolled at the New School for at least 18 consecutive weeks by 23 June 2018 (the end of our Third Term). Prize winners may not enter the same competition again.

See Past Scholarship & Prize Winners for previous winners of this prize.


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