The Brian Lee Griffith Guitar Bursary is intended to support a student of the guitar who currently plays and has a talent for improvisation.
In memory of Brian Griffith, the bursary is intended to foster Rock, Jazz, Funk and Blues inspired music.
The applicant must reside, play, and/or go to school in the Hamilton area.
If the applicant is one of three finalists, they must agree to audition, if necessary, in front of at least two judges by signing in the space provided on the application form.
The applicant must submit the completed application form, a letter of reference, and 1 CD containing a sample of their work between two and four minutes long and an audio link to the following street address and email address respectively.
"The Hamilton music community is mourning the loss of Brian Griffith, a master guitarist who played and recorded with a wide range of artists including Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois, Lori Yates, Tom Wilson, Dave Rave and Harrison Kennedy."
By Graham Rockingham