RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award - Application Form

Please make sure you have read the guidelines before applying below.

In spending time on your application, we advise you save your answers (particularly for the questions requiring longer answers) in a word document or equivalent on your computer in case of any technical glitch.

Upon successful submission, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. Please let us know if, following submission of the form below, you think you have not received a confirmation email, as your application may not have been submitted correctly.

Firstname Surname (Instrument - Nationality); etc.
For Henderson Prize applications, ensembles must have been playing together for at least two years.
Must be 30 or under by application deadline
Rounded to nearest year
If you are applying as a brass ensemble of up to 5 players, you can also choose to be considered for the £2,500 RPS Philip Jones Brass Prize without needing to complete a second application form. To be considered for this Prize, as well as the RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award, please tick the following box:

Your contact details

The primary contact details for your ensemble

Mobile preferred - just numbers, no spaces or characters
If other, then please give details:

About you

Please include dates and the names of your major teachers.
2000 characters max
2000 characters max
If applicable


Take a look at our guidelines before submitting your footage.

If applicable
Month, Year
If you do not commence playing at the very start (in minutes and seconds)

If applicable
Month, Year
If you do not commence playing at the very start (in minutes and seconds)


Written references from two musicians of standing (such as your music teachers) who are prepared to endorse your application must be sent by the referee to admin@philharmonicsociety.uk by the application closing date.

These references must relate to this 2020 Prize, and it is your and your referees' responsibilty that they arrive no later than midday on Tuesday 12 January 2021. Your application will only be considered upon receipt of up to date references.

Please provide the details of your referees below.

By submiting this application, you confirm that you have read the terms of entry and are eligible to apply, that you agree to the terms of the prize and that the information you have submitted is correct to the best of your knowledge.