Ruby Hay Pianoforte Scholarship

2022 Ruby Hay Scholarship Winners Announced …

The Ruby Hay Pianoforte Competition was held on Wednesday 13th July 2022  at the The Merivale Lane Theatre, Rangi Ruru  in front of an appreciative audience of friends and family.  The five young pianists all played extremely well and Rachel Fuller (Adjudicator from Auckland) commented on this in her presentation speech.  Well done to everyone and congratulations to the winners!

The results are as follows:

1st prizePhilip Brand (Ruby Hay prize of $1,000.00)

2nd prizeHannah Brand (Lois MacKintosh prize of $200.00)

Highly Commended – James Caughley

The Contestants –

Left to right:  Ike Dukie, Roy Zhang, Philip Brand (First prize), Hannah Brand (Second prize) and James Caughley (Highly commended)

The Winners –

Left to right:  Philip Brand (First prize), Rachel Fuller (Adjudicator) and Hannah Brand (Second prize)

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2022 Ruby Hay Pianoforte Scholarship

The Scholarship is an annual award of $1,000 provided from the bequest of the late Miss Ruby Hay, and is made to the entrant who is considered to be the most worthy as a result of a 30-minute competitive solo pianoforte recital.  The Lois Mackintosh Prize of $200 is awarded to the runner-up provided there are four or more contestants.

Competitors must be students of members of a Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand (IRMT),  or students of a tutor at the University of Canterbury. They must have lived in Canterbury for a period of not less than two years prior to the date fixed for the competitive recital, and must have attained the age of 15 years, but not have attained the age of 22 years at that time.

The Adjudicator for this year’s competition is Rachel Fuller from Auckland (please see link below for her profile).

If you require further information about the Competition please email: secretary@musiccanterbury.co.nz.  

All applications are to be either scanned and emailed to secretary@musiccanterbury.co.nz or posted to:

The Secretary, Christchurch Civic Music Council, PO Box 7633, Sydenham, Christchurch 8240.  

The $30.00 entry fee must accompany your application by Monday 27th June 2022 at 5.00 p.m.

Download RUBY HAY Official Entry Form 2022

Download RUBY HAY Conditions of entry 2022

Download RUBY HAY History of Scholarship 2022

Download Ruby Hay Poster 2022

Download Rachel Fuller short bio 200 words updated April 2022

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2020 Ruby Hay Scholarship Winners Announced …

The Ruby Hay Pianoforte Competition was held on Sunday 18th October 2020 at the UC School of Music Recital in front of an intimate audience of friends and family.

The Adjudicator was Mr John Van Buskirk  (from Dunedin)

The results are as follows:

1st prizeOscar Chin (Ruby Hay prize of $1,000.00)

2nd prizeHannah Brand (Lois MacKintosh prize of $200.00)

Left to right: Hannah Brand (second prize); Mr John Van Buskirk (Adjudicator), Oscar Chin (first prize) and Lorraine Logan (Ruby Hay Convenor)

 

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 2019 Ruby Hay Scholarship Winners Announced …

The Ruby Hay Pianoforte Competition was held on Sunday 20th October 2019 at the UC School of Music Recital in front of an intimate audience of friends and family.

The Adjudicator was Mr Christopher Tilbury LRAM ARCM (Examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)

The results are as follows:

1st prizeDennis Yan (Ruby Hay prize of $1,000.00)

2nd prizeHannah Brand (Lois MacKintosh prize of $200.00)

3rd prizeKatie Gluyas (prize of $100.00)

Left to right: Katie Gluyas (third prize); Mr Christopher Tilbury (Adjudicator); Hannah Brand (second prize) and Dennis Yan (first prize)

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS:

Please see attached document for previous Winners of the Scholarship and recipients of the Lois Mackintosh Prize.

Ruby Hay Pianoforte Scholarship Competition – Prize Winners