Current Recipients

There were two winners of the 2013 RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship. £20,000 was awarded to cellist Ariana Kashefi for two years study, and harpist Emily Hoile received £10,000 to complete her undergraduate studies at the Julliard School.

Ariana Kashefi - cello

Victoria HarrildRoyal College of Music student, 22-year-old cellist Ariana Kashefi, will study with Professor Bohorquez at the Hans Eisler Music Academy in Berlin. Read Ariana's biography…



Emily Hoile - harp

Emily (born 1992) has been studying at the Juilliard School, New York with the help of a £10,000 Julius Isserlis grant in 2011. A second award from this year's Julius Isserlis Scholarship enables her to complete her studies there. Read Emily’s biography…