Mike Stewart Memorial Award

“Having known and performed with Mike, I am honoured and incredibly humbled to be the 2018 recipient of the Mike Stewart Memorial award. I have had a vision of where I would like to take my original music and have been refining this sound over the past year. With this award, I will be able to … Continued


Neil Curnow Award

“Standing amongst the Neil Curnow alumni is really, really exciting. So many South Australian artists I really respect and admire have started their practice with the aid of this initiative and I know the residency and training Helpmann have helped me curate will really lift my practice.” Eliza Oliver, 2018 Neil Curnow Award winner “Winning … Continued


ilDance Professional Development Opportunity

The ilDance Professional Development Opportunity provides the opportunity for an emerging dancer from Adelaide College of the Arts (TAFE SA) / Flinders University to work with ilDance’s project-based junior company ilYoung, and to tour a new dance work throughout Sweden. The opportunity will provide valuable mentorship from ilDance company’s founders Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni as … Continued


The Recitals Australia Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship

In memory of the late Peter Schodde, Recitals Australia has partnered with the Helpmann Academy to offer the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship. Valued at $5,000, the Scholarship is open to pianists between the ages of 18 and 26 who are passionate about their future. The Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship was established in memory of the late … Continued


Annual Jazz Awards

“Thank you for investing in music and musicians, and having the foresight to know how many lives your generosity will reach.” Joseph Burgess, winner of the 2016 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Award for Top Jazz Drums Undergraduate Each year the Helpmann Academy presents a number of awards to outstanding graduates and final year students from … Continued


Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Award

“Beyond the monetary reward, prizes like this offer a sense of validation of work, where it’s often hard to measure success. I am incredibly grateful for organisations like Bendigo and Adelaide Bank and Helpmann Academy that recognise, reward and support emerging artists in Adelaide.” eDuard Helmbold, recipient of the 2018 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Award Valued … Continued