wakkerstroom music festival bursary competition contact details?

Details of Wakkerstroom Music Festival Bursary Competition Application 2024/2025

Field of Study;

12 bursaries will be awarded at the 3rd Wakkerstroom Music Festival, with a total value of R160 000. Bursaries will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying towards a classical music qualification in one of the following categories: Piano, Strings, Voice, and Wind.

The bursaries will be awarded as follows:
*R25 000 for each first prize student in each category
*R10 000 for each second prize student in each category
*R5 000 for each third prize student in each category

Wakkerstroom Music Festival Bursary Competition Application Requirements 2024/2025

  • South African citizen or South African permanent resident
  • Between 17 and 25 years old (on 20 March)
  • Studying towards a music qualification in one of the four aforementioned categories
  • Minors – must have permission from parents/ guardians to enter

Wakkerstroom Music Festival Bursary Competition Application Procedures 2024/2025

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • A recent photograph of the applicant (head and shoulders only)
  • Full academic record or proof of registration at school or university (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (explaining your future music career development plans, list of achievements in the past 3 years)
  • Reference letter from your music teacher/ professor/ lecturer
  • Reference letter from any other musician you know
  • Link to 2 recent video recordings by yourself, recorded on YouTube (max 15 minutes)
  • Entrance fee proof of payment (banking details can be found on the official “Wakkerstroom Music Festival” website http://wmfestival.co.za/?page_id=442 – in the “WMFBC Adjudication Procedure 2017” document)
  • Minors: written permission to enter the competition from parents/ guardians

Closing Date: 17 February

Contact Wakkerstroom Music Festival for more details about the Bursary and also check your status.

Please contact:

Email: competition@wmfestival.co.za

website: http://wmfestival.co.za/?page_id=442