Awards for the purchase of instruments have been made to the following music students:
RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2017
Aaron Akugbo - C Trumpet
Alma Wilson - Bassoon
Hannah Parry - Recorder
John-Anthony Craig - Baritone Saxophone
Kaethe Uken - A Clarinet
Kristina Yumerska - French Horn
Luke Vice-Coles - Bb Trumpet
Mina Middleton - Piccolo
Oliver Smedley - Bass Trombone
Phillip Thomas Pike - Bassoon
Polly Bartlett - Oboe
Raymond Brien - Eb Clarient
Samrat Majumder - Classical Guitar
Sophie Donnelly - French Horn
The 2017 Instrument Purchase Grants were funded by the RPS Young Musicians Programme with kind support from the Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation; the ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music; the Angus Alnlnatt Charitable Foundation; the James and Lucilla Joll Charitable Trust; the Kirby Laing Foundation; the Thistle Trust; supporters from the RPS Annual Appeal and individual donors.
RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2016
Nevena Atanasova - flute
Chloe Buttery - soprano saxophone
Eliza Carew - cello bow
Lauren Collings - French horn
Gregory Crowley - bassoon
Jack Horrocks - Eb clarinet
Kwam-Lam Lau - violin
Harry Lovell-Jones - snare drum
Ben Manning - double bass
Alasdair Morton-Teng - cello
Jaz Moss - double bass
Ashley Nayler - alto and tenor sackbut
Hugh Padmore - drum kit
Benjamin Quinlan - bassoon
Harry Ridler - tenor horn
Megan Storer - flute headjoint
Alexandra Whittingham - classical guitar
The 2016 Instrument Purchase Grants were funded by the RPS Young Musicians Programme with kind support from the Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation; the Kathleen Hannay Memorial Charity; the ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music; and individual donors.
Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music: The dynamic cultural advocacy of the RPS makes an incalculable contribution to British musical life.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Philharmonic Society received its Royal title in 1912 and enjoys the immediate patronage of Her Majesty The Queen.