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The Frederick E Baxendale Prize


This Prize was established by the University as a result of a bequest to the University of Adelaide of $2,000 in 1969 from Frederick E Baxendale, for the purpose of establishing a perpetual scholarship in pianoforte.


The value of the Prize will be $700 per year, or such other amount as the Director of the Elder Conservatorium shall from time to time determine but such amount shall not exceed the income from the invested funds each year.

Eligibility & Selection of Candidate

The prize will be awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Elder Conservatorium to the piano student who shows sufficient merit. Preference will be given to a student under the age of 18 years.

If there is no candidate of sufficient merit in a given year then the prize will not be awarded in that year.

If there is more than one candidate of sufficient merit, then the prize shall be shared equally.


These rules may be varied from time to time but the title and general purpose of the prize shall not be changed.

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