White Foundation World Sax Competition 2004

Photographs from the competition

     

Competitors for the 2004 Semi Final. Left to right; Francesco Cafiso (Italy) Robert Nugent (USA) Xavier Perez (USA) Gabor Bolla (Hungary) Willow Neilson (Australia) Jeremy White President White Foundation, Tim Wilson (Australia) Fredrik Kronkvist (Sweden) Paul Towndrew (UK) Sebastien Jarrousse (France) Paul van der Feen (Holland)

The prizes of the White Foundation World Saxophone Competition are intended to make a significant impact on the winners career. They include;

First prize
A US$3500 cash prize, donated by Yamaha (£2000)
A Yamaha Custom saxophone 
An audition with Blue Note Records (New York)
Concert performance at the BBC Radio 3 London Jazz Festival 2005
Concert performance at the Jack Kleinsinger ‘Highlights in Jazz’ series 2005 (New York)
Concert performance at a London club
Editorial coverage in Jazzwise & year’s subscription
Legal advice from one of the music industry’s top lawyers 

Second prize
US$1500 donated by the White Foundation (£1000)

Third prize
US$500 donated by the White Foundation

Fourth prize 
US$500 donated by the White Foundation

Certificate
Candidates who qualify for the final will receive a commemorative certificate. All finalists will benefit from media coverage.