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TOWNSVILLE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO MEET THE YOUNG MUSICIAN WHO HAS WON THE 2023 Theodore Kuchar Scholarship

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TODAY in TOWNSVILLE at 11am – at the Tobruk Baths at The Strand

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO MEET THE YOUNG MUSICIAN WHO HAS WON THE 2023 Theodore Kuchar Scholarship

Attending will be the Townsville Mayor, Cr Jenny Hill, Australian Festival of Chamber Music Executive Director Ricardo Peach and the winner, Cathedral School student Do Young Park!

 

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He’s only 15 years old, but already young Townsville-Gurambilbarra violinist Do Young Park from The Cathedral School dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall, and he’s now well on the way after being awarded the prestigious Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s 2023 Theodore Kuchar Scholarship for Excellence in Music.

 

The Scholarship awards a Year Ten student with $4,000, to be used to pay for instrumental tuition and/or professional development, and is $2,000 per year for two years, paid during Years Eleven and Twelve. Initiated in 1990 in honour of Theodore Kuchar, founding Artistic Director of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM), the Scholarship aims to support young emerging artists in the local community by increasing opportunities for creative growth and skill development at an advanced level.

 

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill,  Australian Festival of Chamber Music Executive Director Ricardo Peach and Do Young’s music teacher Christine Pulvirenti WILL CELEBRATE the news with Do Young at The Strand.


Contact details:

Kath Rose | 0416 291 493 | kath@kathrose.com

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