Organ Music Society of Sydney

2012 Organ Competitions



Monday, 1st October 2012

Labour Day Public Holiday





11.00am - Junior Section at Sydney Grammar School

Adjudicator: Peter Guy


1st and best baroque performance: Samuel Giddy

2nd: Jodie Ah Chong

Highly Commended: Felicity Moy and Pascal Maier



2.30pm - Intermediate Section at Pitt Street Uniting Church

Adjudicator: Phillip Matthias.

1st: Samuel Giddy

2nd: Kimbrian Canavan

Highly Commended: Joshua Ryan



7.30pm - Open Section at St Andrew's Cathedral


1st: Edith Yam

Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C (BWV 564) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Choral No. 2 in b minor C├ęsar Franck (1822 - 1890)

'Moto Ostinato' (from Musica dominicalis) Petr Eben (1929 - 2007)


2nd: Jessica Lim

Concerto in A Minor - transcribed by J. S. Bach (BWV 593)

Chorale in E (Trois Chorales) - Cesar Franck

'Final' (Hommage a Igor Stravinsky ) - Naji Hakim


3rd and Best Australian Performance: David Tagg

Prelude and Fugue in D Major BWV 532 by J S Bach.

Allegro Maestoso from Sonata in G major, Op 28 by Edward Elgar

O Sacred Head (Lament and Moto Perpetuoso) by Robert Ampt



Adjudicators: Ross Cobb

Phillip Matthias

Robert Wagner



The past requirements for the competition are located below for reference.


All information and entry forms can be downloaded as PDFs for easy printing.  Please click on the blue links below.



2012 Organ Competition General Information


Junior Sections (15 and under) Entry Form and Rules


Intermediate Section (18 and under) Entry Form and Rules


Open Section Entry Form and Rules