Great Start Grant

$50K Great Start Grant

Play | Perform | Record

Now back in its second year: the Yamaha Music Australia Great Start Grant!

In 2018 we are choosing one school that needs a helping hand in getting a Music Performance Program off the ground. The chosen school will receive instruments and music equipment to learn, play, perform and record on, professional training on how to get the most out of the gear and we’ll bring Dami Im along for a concert at your school!

This school-changing giveaway includes:

  • $45,000 value of instruments: Acoustic Drums, Drum Mics, Electric Drums, Drum Stool, Drum Sticks, Electric Guitars, Electric Bass Guitar, Guitar Wireless, Guitar Effects, Guitar Amps, Bass Amp, Guitar Cables, Digital Pianos, Mixer, Speakers, Subwoofers, Wireless Mics, Recording Software (Cubase), Notation Software (Dorico), Clavinova Digital Baby Grand Piano, Macbook Pro (full instrument list here).
  • One day of training with Yamaha Education Specialist Mr Peter Wardrobe
  • A concert at your school with Dami Im
  • PLUS: Consolation prizes for further two schools (valued at $2,000 each)
Dami Im

Questions? If you still have questions after checking the terms & conditions, feel free to email

Applications close 16 March 2018