The 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, to be awarded in alternate years. The Scholarship is open to pianists between the ages of 18 and 26 who are passionate about their future, and provides the opportunity to undertake further study … Continued


The Helpmann Academy | Mill Dance Award

The Helpmann Academy | Mill Dance Award will provide the opportunity for an emerging dance graduate from Adelaide College of the Arts / Flinders University to take part in ilDance’s project based junior company ilYoung, and to tour a new dance work throughout Sweden. The Award will provide valuable mentorship from ilDance company’s founders Lee … Continued


Neil Curnow Award

“I am so humbled and grateful to be given this incredible opportunity. I am determined to make the most of it and bring back a wealth of knowledge to launch my career forward in South Australia.” Abbie Johnstone, 2016 Neil Curnow Award winner The Neil Curnow Award is available to final-year students and graduates under … Continued


Mike Stewart Memorial Award

Valued at $7,500, the Mike Stewart Memorial Award will provide an outstanding early career jazz musician with opportunities to help establish themself as a professional musician. The Mike Stewart Memorial Award has been established to honour the legacy of Adelaide Jazz icon, Mike Stewart. Mike Stewart was an incredibly passionate musician, a fierce advocate for jazz … Continued


Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Award

Valued at $5,000, the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Award is available to an outstanding graduate nominated by one of the Helpmann Academy’s partner institutions and is presented at the Helpmann Academy’s major annual event. For more information: Contact Nadia Dolman 7320 3330 / [email protected] Proudly supported by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.  


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