2019 Major Award Winners

BLANCHARD AWARD

A financial prize generously donated by Ross and Jenny Blanchard to help young students at the beginning of their high school journey.

Awarded to Eve Ferrie, Caulfield Grammar (VIC) & Ethan Hopgood, Tenison Woods College (SA)

 

PAT CORRIGAN MUSICIANS & ARTS FUND AWARD

Oscar Bruten, Tenor Sax from St Leonard’s College (VIC)

 

SCHAGERL GOLDEN MOUTHPIECE AWARD (SUPPORTED BY SCHAGERL)

Awarded by James Morrison to the most outstanding lead trumpet player at #GIJ2019

Awarded to: Jack Wu, Prince Alfred College (SA)

 

BEST RHYTHM SECTION AWARD (SPONSORED BY YAMAHA)

Prince Alfred College (SA)
Edmund Black, Steve Wu, Tom Arnold, Jackson Miller, Samuel Wong & Jack Miller


BACH TROMBONE SECTION AWARD FOR DIV 3 (SPONSORED BY CONN-SELMER)

The Bach award is presented to the most outstanding trombone section of Division 3.

Awarded to:  Lowtherhall Anglican Grammar

Amanda Thompson, Hannah Williams, Isabelle Nimorakiotakis & Alexandra Sophocli

 

MAURICE LeDOUEFF AWARD

 Most outstanding Saxophone Section Division 2

Awarded to: Concordia College (SA)

Ella Brock-Fabel, Aaron Taylor, Lewis Blanchard-Jackson, Alexandra Maddaford & Jacob Rogers

 

DIV 4 YAMAHA DRUMS DRUMMERS AWARD

Presented to the school providing the most outstanding drummer of Division 4. Proudly supported by Yamaha Drums

Awarded to: Marissa Di Marzio – Melbourne Girls College (VIC)
DIV 5 YAMAHA DRUMS DRUMMERS AWARD

Presented to the school providing the most outstanding drummer of Division 5. Proudly supported by Yamaha Drums

Awarded to: Noel Abraham – St Andrew’s Christian College (VIC)

 

BAND DIRECTORS AWARD, Most Outstanding Jazz Educator

In recognition of outstanding leadership and inspiration in the field of jazz education. One band director will be selected by the Generations in Jazz adjudicators throughout the festival to receive this award. The winner of the Band Director’s award will be given the unforgettable experience of hosting a James Morrison clinic at their school. James will personally conduct a master-class and workshop with music students making for a priceless and memorable event.

Proudly supported by Wenger & James Morrison Academy of Music

Awarded to: Lizzie Gregory, Prince Alfred College


VOCAL ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR’S AWARD

In recognition of outstanding leadership in the field of jazz education.  One Vocal Ensemble Director will be selected by the Generations in Jazz Adjudicators throughout the festival to receive this award.  The winner of the Vocal Ensemble Director’s award will be given the experience of hosting Naomi Crellin and Nick Begbie Clinic at their school. They will personally conduct a master-class and workshop with Vocal students making for a valuable and memorable event.  Proudly supported by the Australian National Choral Association.

Awarded to: Walter Saluni, St Bedes College