2MBS Fine Music Sydney is committed to supporting young emerging musicians as they turn their musical passion and talent into a career. We have an array of awards and scholarships that support young musicians. And we have a number of programs that focus on their performances.

Please enjoy listening to the magic of the following programs with our Listen Anytime facilities. Just click through to the program page, sit back, be delighted and amazed at the emerging young talent.

Class Acts – Performances from school ensembles, bands and orchestras

Young Virtuoso Award – From the best of the Eisteddfod performers

Emergent Jazz – Young jazz musicians as they emerge for Sydney’s jazz campuses.

Our Current Award Recipients

The Honour Roll

Click through to an evolving list of the talented previous award winners. Search by year or recipient.

Young Virtuoso Award

YEARRECIPIENT
2023Teresa Yang (violin)
2022Joshua Han (piano)
2019Justinn Lu (saxophone)
2018Anna Stephens (soprano)
2017Jennifer Hou (piano)
2016Bennett Tsai (cello)
2015Vincent Lo (cello)
2014Ennes Mehmedbasic (oboe)
For further award recipient’s see Young Virtuoso Award

Stefan Kruger Scholarship

YEARRECIPIENT
2024Cassandra Doyle (mezzo-soprano)
2023Xiaokang Zhang (piano)
2022Leanne Jin (piano)
2021CoViD – no scholarship offered
2020Harry Sdraulig (composer)
2019Nicholas Gentile
2018Cameron Lam
2017Frances Madden (jazz piano)
2016Rebecca Gill
2015Alicia Crossley
2014Nick Russionello (inaugural)

Ken Weatherley Jazz Scholarship

YEARRECIPIENT
2023Chris O’Dea
2022Alex Siegers
2021COVID – none offered
2020Kate Wadey

Classical Artist-In-Residence

YEARRECIPIENT
2024Outback Brass
2023Nomad String Quartet
2021Sydney Cello Quartet

Jazz Artist-In-Residence

YEARRECIPIENT
2023Zodiac
2022Anoesis
2020States of Chaos