Prize details

Wellington City Council Music Prize

Value:

Subject to available funds

Closing date:

To be submitted during the year.

Eligibility

This prize arises from a donation by the Wellington City Council to Victoria University of Wellington of a sum which the City Council held upon trust to further musical education. It is awarded for the best musical composition for performance at Victoria University.

Information

This prize arises from a donation by the Wellington City Council to the Victoria University of Wellington of a sum which the City Council held upon trust to further musical education. The trust was originally established from profits arising from a visit by the New South Wales State Orchestra to New Zealand.

1. The prize shall be known as the Wellington City Council Music Prize and shall be awarded annually to the student who, in the opinion of the Head of the School of Music, submits during the course of the year the best musical composition for performance at this University and is deemed by the Head of the School worthy of the prize.

2. Part of the prize money shall be spent on books, recordings, or musical scores.

3. The value of the prize shall be determined by the Academic Board after consideration of the income from the fund. The balance of income not expended shall be added to the fund.