Current Recipients

In June 2013, the RPS Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation awarded grants to 23 students totalling £30,000 towards the purchase of better quality instruments.

RPS Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation 2013

Arjun Jethwa  - piccolo
Peter Ryan - french horn
Ronan Whittern - bassoon
Janell Yeo - violin bow
Yvonne Tarrant - violin
James O'Neill - violin
Iona Bird - piccolo trumpet
Carys Evans - french horn
Ayesha D'Oyley - double bass
Kizzy Brooks - vibraphone
Matthew Wilkinson - oboe
Graham Dickson - piccolo
Hayley Tonner - french horn
Sarah Phillips - A clarinet
Oliver Farrant - cello bow
Matthew Head - French horn
Jay Moore - A clarinet
Sophie Andrews - oboe
Matthew Leung - flute headjoint
Khemi Shabazz - oboe
George Winstone - alto saxophone

Our special thanks go to the following organisations and individuals who contributed towards these grants: David and Selina Marks, the Angus Allnatt Charitable Foundation and The Ernest Cook Trust.