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Future Leaders Jazz Award

The Award

The Future Leaders Jazz Award is designed to expose talented young musicians (18 to 30 Years) to international jazz performers and networks.

The Final

The finalists will come from the various undergraduate and professional level performance music programs in Victoria. The final judging will be held at Alliance Française de Melbourne in April 2019.

The Prize

The winner of the Award will receive funding for travel and an invitation to perform in the Ubud Village Jazz Festival in Bali in August 2019 (http://ubudvillagejazzfestival.com)


The Future Leaders Jazz Award is supported by St Kilda Jazz (www.stkildajazz.org.au) and Alliance Franšaise de Melbourne (www.afmelbourne.com.au)


The winner of the Future Leaders Jazz Award 2018 is Emily Schnall a singer and piano player:


Emily Wilson jazz singer currently studying at the Victorian College of the Arts.


Winner of the inaugural Future Leaders Jazz Award in 2014 – Erica Tucceri