MICHAEL HILL
INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
Applications now open for Wakatipu Music Festival Young Artist Programme and the National String Competition. Open to New Zealanders only. Instrument Bank Wakatipu Music Festival National String Competition INTL competition

MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION Applications now open for Wakatipu Music Festival Young Artist Programme and the National String Competition. Open to New Zealanders only.

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Deadlines for auditions

Deadlines for auditions for New Zealand opportunities: 6 April Wakatipu Music Festival Young Artists ages 16-26 and 1 May National String Competition ages 26 and below.

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Trust launches Instrument Bank for Kiwis

The Michael Hill Violin Competition Charitable Trust has launched a project to help get string instruments in the hands of young players who need them. Executive Director Anne Rodda spoke to Upbeat about the Trust’s Instrument Bank initiative, which was set up with the recognition that New Zealand’s young musicians were in need of instruments

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The Michael Hill International Violin Competition has raised the bar for violinists and string players in this country – inspiring our upcoming young players to reach for the stars. It has also been a positive step on the career paths of previous winners, with many now holding prestigious roles in world-class orchestras and enjoying international careers as solo performers.

~ Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

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