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Orchestral Music Scholarships

Applications for 2024 entry are closed. Applications for 2025 entry will open in October 2023.

St John’s Grammar School is offering Orchestral Music Scholarships to students not currently attending the School, entering into the Secondary Campus (Years 7 – 12) who display excellence and/or outstanding potential in Music on an orchestral instrument, specifically:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Flute
  • Trumpet
  • Clarinet
  • French Horn

St John’s Grammar School has a highly successful Music program, and students are consistently provided with large practical performance opportunities within the school, wider community and around Australia.

Students applying for an Orchestral Scholarship should:

  • Be able to demonstrate a sound technical ability in their chosen musical instrument and perform with musicality and accuracy
  • Currently undertake lessons from an instrumental music teacher on their chosen instrument
  • Candidates showing an interest in choral signing will be highly considered

A successful Music Scholarship student will be expected to:

  • Undertake Music as a curriculum choice from Years 7 – 12
  • Participate in the Orchestra and at least one other major ensemble, whether instrumental or vocal
  • Represent the Performing Arts Department on special occasions as required
  • Continue to take lessons with a private instrumental teacher (arranged through the school or privately)

For more information on the application and audition process, please see the:

If you require any further information, please contact Natalie Roget, Executive Assistant to the Principal, at or on 08 8278 0205.

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