The Young Artist competition is designed to create opportunities for Secondary School Students to develop professionally with the help of some of Eastman's world class Artists.

Winning entry receives:

  • Artist loan stock to play and learn on a Professional Backun Instrument for the year
  • Participate in Artist events (workshops and festivals) and Videos (demonstrating products)
  • 2 Specialist lessons with an Backun Australia Artist either in person or virtual
  • workshop for the school of winner with an Backun Australia Artist

Other Prizes:

  • Backun Vocalise Mouthpieces - Runner-up
  • Backun Care Kit - Additional

Competition Dates - 1st October - 1st December 2021

Submit an audition video of your choice to to be entered to win.

Please note, this a Clarinet competition for Australian Secondary School Students who will be in year 12 and under in 2022.

Conditions apply, please read the competition rules and conditions, and attach completed consent form.

Competition Rules

Entry & Video Consent

Backun Australian Artists and competition judges:

  • David Griffiths
  • Philip Green
  • Andrew Seymour
  • Adrian Galante
  • Craig Driscoll
For any queries relating to the competition, please email