Congratulations Chris Hale
Hale was awarded a prize of $15,000 at the performance which included fellow finalists Evan Mannell (Sydney), Zac Hurren (Brisbane) and Jeremy Rose (Sydney). The adjudicators on the night were David Theak, John Clare and Mike Nock.
Chris Hale plans to use his winnings to develop new instrumental practices for the bass guitar based on traditional Korean drumming techniques. He plans to develop mentorship and performance collaborations with Sydney musician Simon Barker and Korean Kim Ju-Hong.