Instrumentalists

The RPS offers a range of grants and opportunites to instrumentalists through its Young Musicians Programme.

INSTRUMENT PURCHASE

AT A GLANCE: Providing funding to young musicians who do not own an instrument suitable for their professional training.
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STUDY ABROAD

AT A GLANCE: Offering up to £30,000 for a young instrumentalist between the ages of 15 and 25 to study abroad for a period of two years.
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CHAMBER GROUPS

AT A GLANCE: Funding for professional development plus performance opportunities for emerging chamber groups, awarded annually through two prizes.
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VIOLINISTS

AT A GLANCE: Recognising outstanding young string players through an annual prize awarded by competition.
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ORGANISTS

AT A GLANCE: The Eric Thompson Trusts offers three different funding opportunities for professional Organists.
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UNDER 18s

AT A GLANCE: Awarding £1,500 cash and a professional recital at a UK music festival to a young instrumenatlist aged 18 or under.
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OUR MEMBERS

Kathryn McDowell, Director, LSO: The RPS has been a meeting point for musicians, composers and audiences for 200 years and remains a passionate advocate for music today.

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