2023 Young Performer Award
2023 Victorian Young Performer Award Finalists (clockwise from top left): Tom Lowe (alto saxophone), Sunny Li (bass-baritone), Louise Turnbull (violin) and Haoqing Leo Liu (piano).
Sunday 22 October, 2pm
Good Shepherd Chapel, Abbotsford
Established in 1989 in collaboration with the Musical Society of Victoria, the 3MBS Victorian Young Performer Award has become one of Victoria’s premier youth music competitions with many of the Award’s past laureates going on to enjoy wonderful careers in classical music
Performing in the 2023 3MBS Young Performer Award are the winners of the Musical Society of Victoria’s Hephzibah Menuhin Awards: Haoqing Leo Liu (piano), Louise Turnbull (violin) and Tom Lowe (alto saxophone) along with the winner of the Armstead Singing Award, Sunny Li.
The 2022 Victorian and National Young Performer Award winner, Anna Gao (piano) will perform at the end of the event as the judges deliberate. Judging this year’s Award will be Heather Fletcher, Yoram Levy, Josephine Vains and David Soo.
Join us for an exceptional afternoon of music making at the Good Shepherd Chapel followed by afternoon tea next door at the 3MBS studios.
Ticket prices (include post-event afternoon tea):
3MBS Subscribers $20
Mason & Hamlin piano provided courtesy of the Australian National Academy of Music.
2022 Victorian and National Young Performer Award winner, Anna Gao (piano)
We extend our thanks to the following Angel donors who have made the 2023 3MBS Victorian Young Performer Award possible. The financial support will assist young musicians to take the next step.
Premiere Angels ($5,000+)
Alan & Shirley Richmond
Silver Angels ($1,000+)
Marc Besen AC
Dr Jerry Koliha & Marlene Krelle
John & Rosemary Macleod
Lady Marigold Southey AC
Peter & Kay Tuncks
Bronze Angels ($500+)
Dr Marie Dalziel
John E Smith
Blue Angels ($100+)
Luisa Banks & Eugene Antczak
John & Maureen Barns