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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.

2019 Jazz Awards:

Keith & Susie Langley Memorial Award for Best Overall Honours Graduate – $7,500

The Lang Foundation Award for Best Overall Undergraduate – $5,000

The Rob Lyons Award for Top Voice Undergraduate – $2,000

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Award for Top Bass Undergraduate – $2,000

Helpmann Academy Award for Top Piano Undergraduate – $2,000

Helpmann gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the 2019 Jazz Award Partners and Donors:

K&S Langley Family Fund
The Lang Foundation
Rob Lyons
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank