Current Recipients

In June 2014, the RPS Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation awarded grants to 12 students totalling £25,500 towards the purchase of better quality instruments.

RPS Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation 2014

James Adcock - euphonium
Dan-Andrei Bosinceanu - bassoon
Laura Bradford - snare drum
Charles Brookes - violin bow
Emily Burkhardt - alto saxophone
Vykintas Civas - alto saxophone
Katja Cross - cello
Ryan Gray - bass trombone
Conor James Gricmanis - Baroque violin bow
David Kelly - guitar
William Marrows - guitar
Ciaran McQuaid - bass clarinet
Hayley Tonner - French horn

Our special thanks go to the following organisations and individuals who contributed towards these grants: ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music; the Bowerman Charitable Trust; the Mercers’ Company; The Thistle Trust; individual donors; and the supporters of the "TUBA99" Instrument Purchase crowdfunding appeal.