• 2017 Jazz Award Winners
  • 2016 Jazz Award Winners

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 The University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium of Music. The awards are made possible through the generous support of a number of private donors and corporate partners.

The awards are presented at the annual Night of Jazz event.

2017 Jazz Awards:

Expr3ss! Award for Best Overall Graduate – $3333.33

Bendigo Adelaide Bank Award – $2000

Howell Ross Award – $2000

Tommy Norman Award – $2000

Rob Lyons Award – $2000

Keith & Susie Langley Award – $2000

Helpmann Academy Encouragement Award – $1000

Southern Jazz Club Encouragement Award – $1000

Helpmann gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Jazz Award Partners and Donors:

Expr3ss!
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
The Hilton Adelaide
Rob Lyons
Don Howell
The Family of Keith & Susie Langley
Kim Norman
The Southern Jazz Club and Ollie Clark