Applications for the 2018 scholarships are now closed.

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The Pettman/ROSL Scholarship for a New Zealand Chamber Ensemble is organised in partnership with our ROSL Branch in New Zealand and is made possible through the generous support of Barrie and Maureen Pettman. 

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The aim of the Scholarship is to offer outstanding young NZ musicians the opportunity to experience the richness and diversity of musical life in the UK, and to investigate opportunities for post-graduate study. The scholarship package offers the prizewinning ensemble:

• Return economy flights New Zealand - UK
• Accommodation/hospitality for four/fiveweeks in UK including two weeks Over-Seas House London, one week in Edinburgh plus one/two weeks UK International Summer School
• Five hundred pounds sterling each to cover personal expenses in the UK
• Consultation lessons/coaching with prominent UK teachers
• Possibility of lunchtime recital(s) in London at St Martin-in-the-Fields or St James’s, Piccadilly
• Possibility of evening concert(s) in London for ROSL
• Concerts for ROSL - Edinburgh FestivalFringe series
• Visits to UK Music Colleges
• Tickets for wide range of cultural events (depending on time of visit) including the BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, concerts at Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall, London; also Edinburgh International Festival.

The scholarship may be taken up July/August 2019 (or at another time by arrangement).

7 October 2018
University of Auckland School of Music

19 October 2018
New Zealand School of Music, Wellington

Peter Walls ONZM, CEO Chamber Music NZ, Emily Sun (violinist and ROSL Gold Medal Winner 2016), Gamal Khamis (pianist and ROSL Accompanist prizewinner 2017) and Geoff Parkin (Director of Arts, Royal Over-Seas League).

Auditions will be approximately 30 minutes, to include a 15 minute programme and some coaching and conversation with the panel.

Instrumental duos, trios, quartets or quintets currently pursuing professional training at a major educational institution in New Zealand, or recent graduates. Age limit 30 as at 31 December 2018.

NB Individual members of an ensemble which has previously won the Pettman/ROSL ARTS Scholarship cannot participate in the auditions again as part of a different ensemble.

Candidates should present a varied, imaginative and well balanced programme. Repertoire is free choice, and arrangements of works originally written for other instruments are acceptable. Choice of repertoire, presentation and stage deportment will play an important part in assessment.


Lyn Milne, Director ROSL NZ
PO Box 508
Wanaka 9343

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