"I believe that today we are seeing the superstars of the future."
- Mario Dobernig at the 2018 Monash Youth Music Festival Ensembles Day
Musicians need more than just music lessons and practice; they need to PERFORM in front of an audience; and the Waverley Music Eisteddfod Inc. Committee has been giving young musicians the the opportunity to do exactly that for over 42 years!
Our efforts have helped provide a stage for many young musicians who have gone on to highly successful careers such as: vocalist Eddie Perfect, pianists Amir Farid, David Tong, Dr Julie Haskell, Ian Munro, Louisa Breen, Majella Drew, Oliver Ng, Rebecca Chambers and Richard Jackson; guitarist Slava Grigoryan; cellists Ewen Bamble and Jonathan Hines, violinists Andrew Hines, Brian Campbell, Erica Kennedy and Joanne Wallwork, and opera singers Danielle De Niese, Elena Xanthoudakis, Siobhan Stagg, Christopher Busietta, Susan Gamble, Nathan Lay, Suzanne Shakespeare, and Jenna Roubos, as well as many ensemble musicians in major symphony orchestras and elite ensembles across Australia and overseas.
This major youth music festival in the City of Monash usually draws hundreds of young musicians from all over Melbourne each August to compete in over forty music competitions, while young musicians new to competitions and eisteddfods can also enjoy the thrill of performing to a live audience in the new non-competitive “Mini Recital” sections.
Why don't you support our "Music Superstars of the Future" and become a sponsor the Monash Youth Music Festival?
Judy Serelis October 2013
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