2019 Michael Hill
International Violin Competition
31 May – 8 June 2019.
The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.
Deadline 15 November
Media release For immediate release APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION New Zealand’s most prestigious international music competition returns – 31 May to 8 June 2019 A young Michael Hill had big dreams of being a concert violinist. Instead, he was encouraged into the family jewellery business by his father and uncle, and […]
A lovely reunion yesterday with Sir Michael Hill and Angelo, Xiang Yu – followed by a stunning Four Seasons in the Auckland Town Hall. The Michael Hill is renowned for the genuine care and respect given to each and every competitor. Read on for a touching example of how this was experienced in 2011, when […]
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. We’ve had a marathon of emotion, beginning in Queenstown, with sixteen extraordinary young musicians sharing their passion and pathos, charm and confidence, vigour and vivacity. Announced tonight at the Auckland Town Hall, Goicea receives NZ$40,000, a recording contract with the Atoll label, an intensive performance tour […]
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