Youth Music Awards 2017 18 Flyer thumbYouth Music Awards 2017/18

2018 Award Application Forms:

Bill Borthwick Young Musicians Encouragement Prize
Ann and Chris Krans Music Award

Applications for 2018 close: Friday 27th October 2017.

Adjudication is scheduled for 12 November, 2017.

For further information please see the Youth Music Awards flyer or contact the DRMC.

Youth Music Awards Concert

The Youth Music Awards Concert was held at the DRMC on Sunday 7 May 2017.

The participants were the entrants and prize winners of the DRMC Youth Music Awards and the concert included presentations to the prize winners:

Upwey Community Bank - proud supporter of the Awards

Bill Borthwick Young Musicians Encouragement Prize 2017
          - 1st Prize ($300) to Melody Ilyes (Flute)
          - 2nd Prize ($200) to Indi Blake (Cello)

Chris Durrand Woodwind Award 2017
          - Prize ($150) to Melody Ilyes (Flute)

The Ann and Chris Krans Music Award 2017
          - 1st Prize ($300) to Matthew Wu (Piano)
          - 2nd Prize ($200) to Emily Wu (Piano)

Click on the images from the presentations below for larger image:


Youth Music Awards 2017 - Prize Winners with YRC Mayor Noel Cliff
Youth Music Awards 2017 - Borthwick Prize Winners with Bendigo Bank Director, Deb Weber
Youth Music Awards 2017 - Melody Ilyes –1st Prize Borthwick + Chris Durrand Woodwind Prize  (flute)
Youth Music Awards 2017 - Indi Blake – 2nd Prize Borthwick (cello)
Youth Music Awards 2017 - Emily Wu – 2nd Prize winner – Krans (piano)
Youth Music Awards 2017 - Matthew Wu –1st Prize winner – Krans (piano)


Upwey High School Music Prizes 2016

DRMC presented seven $100 prizes to Upwey High School music students on Monday 21 November 2016 at Burrinja. These prizes are in recognition of excellence and commitment to: learning a musical instrument and ensemble performance.  This prize is awarded on the recommendations of UHS Music Staff.

  • Brandon Taylor – Tuba
  • Aidan Thorne – Piano/Percussion
  • Emma Smith – Trumpet
  • Emma McCulloch – Flute
  • Harriet Hughes – Flute
  • Ella Barrington – Vocal
  • Hanna Dalton - Guitar

Youth Music Awards 2016 Presentation


 Past Youth Music Award Winners

Upwey Community Bank

Dandenong Ranges Community Bank

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