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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 28, No. 9. 1965.

Joan Burry, 1965 Soloist

Joan Burry, 1965 Soloist

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Josephine Burry, an Auckland University music student, is to be a soloist with the 1965 National Youth Orchestra.

A pupil of New Zealand's well-known concert pianist Janetta McStay. Josephine Burry is in the final year of an Executant Diploma of Music course at Auckland

A particular enthusiast of Mozart's works. Miss Burry will play the Piano Concerto K.451 with the Youth Orchestra in the Wellington and Lower Hull concerts in early September.

Among the awards that she has already received are the Elizabeth Long Scholarship in 1959, the Cambridge Scholarship in 1961 (awarded for her outstanding ability as a member of the piano group of the 1961 Music School), and the Kathleen Reardon Scholarship in 1965.

Josephine Burry's other musical interests include chamber music playing, membership of the Dorian Singers, and playing the harpsichord.