Recipients to Date

Find out about the most recent recipients of an RPS Instrument Purchase Grant, each of whom has a dedicated page on the RPS website, by clicking here. For last year's cohort, we have retained their RPS webpages, and these are linked below.

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2023

Aaron Lo Hou Long tenor saxophone
Abigail Roberts
violin
Adam Steele
double bass
Anna Turner
oboe
Annabel Chadwick
clarinet
Eleanor Granberg
cor anglais
Emily Ambrose bassoon
Ernie Moore
flugelhorn
Gemma Ramsay
cello bow
Isaac Williams
violin bow
Jasmin Earle
violin bow
Joshua Thurlow electric guitar
Katie Jordan
flute
Lara Aisha Ali flute
Mariia Zhuravlova
violin bow
Paddy Davies
drum kit
Poppy Helmer
flute
Samuel Balchin trumpet
Saulo Roberto Da Silva Martins
double bass bow
Sunny Anderson tuba
Thomas Houghton
electric guitar

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2022

Amelie Donovan flute
Annie Hodgson
cello bow
Brioni Crowe
flute
Cecily O'Brien
french horn
Charlie Ashworth-Jerem
alto saxophone
Daisy Davis
xylophone
Dexter Wong
trombone
Freya Edington
bassoon
Guy Dempsey
double bass
Holli Pandit
harp
Jane Sullivan
oboe
Joana Moura
double bass bow
JoeJoe McCann
violin
Lucia Breslin
alto saxophone
Marcelo Rodrigues
double bass bow
Morgan Key
cello
Olivia Hughes
bass trombone
Perseus Morgan
harmonica

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2021

Alexia Pasquariello piccolo
Amadea Dazeley-Gaist french horn
Arie Dakesian guitar
Carmen Craven piccolo
Daniil Margulis double bass bow
Dyonte Williams Bb clarinet
Eliza Talman C trumpet
Eva Laverty marimba
Jessica Gill flute
Jessica McNulty piccolo
Laura Penman clarsach
Lewis Shane Woodham guitar
Liam Fleet contrabassoon
Matas Bagdonavicius flute
Matilda Whates harp
Maya Ross trumpet
Morgan Wallace saxophone
Nathan Hyatt alto saxophone
Ophelia Buckton Bb trumpet
Sarah Hanniffy viola
Sophia Matviienko flute
Toril Azzalini-Machecler marimba

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2020

Abigail James violin bow
Archie Weeks C trumpet
Alex Hocknull french horn
Chiara Spigariol jazz drum kit
Christian Hoddinott A clarinet
David Vargas double bass
Elliott Pass euphonium
Emily Degg Eb clarinet
Eoin O'Gorman D/Eb trumpet
George Wilkes cello
Huw Llewellyn Bb trumpet
Isreal Akindipe clarinet
Jake Lent flute
Jasmine Smith Bb clarinet
Joshua Clarke viola
Laura Moisey-Gray viola
Leah Hallinon piccolo
Matthew Smith french horn
Oreofeoluwa Ayeni cymbals
Sehyogue Aulakh xylophone
Siping Guo bassoon crook
Rianna Henriques flute
Yujie Wang viola bow

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2019

Aden Yip violin bow
Alexander Boukikov french horn
Amy Gadiaga double bass and bow
Barbara Matos classical guitar
Breony Watson flute
Clement Saynor double bass
Dominika Dawidowksa classical guitar
Emily Carter french horn
Emma Shield xylophone
Evangelos Saklaras double bass bow
George Strivens french horn
Isaac Barrow oboe
Laura Harrison alto saxophone
Luke Anderson classical guitar
Maria Filippova flute
Matthew Sayers french horn
Mebrakh Haughton-Johnson tenor saxophone
Nicole Micheli soprano saxophone
Tom Bennett percussion

The 2019 Instrument Purchase Grants were funded with support from RPS Members, individual donors, the Andor Charitable Trust, the Kirby Laing Foundation, and Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation.

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2018

Abigail Pettican Bb clarinet
Alexander Henshaw percussion
Archie Auger bassoon
Ashby Mayes bassoon
Carmen Farfan guitar
Chloe Hillman alto saxophone
Connor Gingell tuba
Fresca David Bb clarinet
Isabella Ann Pincombe oboe
Jessica Hughes harp
Jessica Muir violin
Ken Fairbrother violin bow
Louise Hayden bassoon
Megan Swift flute
Samuel Middleton french horn
Samuel Ng cello
Tyrel Charles-Murphy cymbal set
William King trombone
William Whitehouse tuba

The 2018 Instrument Purchase Grants were funded by the RPS Young Musicians Programme with kind support from RPS Members, individual donors, Allianz Musical Insurance, the Kirby Laing Foundation; the Lennox Hannay Memorial Charity, the Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation, the Thistle Trust, and the Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation.

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 clarinet
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 RPS Members, individual donors, the ABRSM, the Angus Alnlnatt Charitable Foundation, the James and Lucilla Joll Charitable Trust, the Kirby Laing Foundation, the Thistle Trust, and the Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation.

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2016

Alasdair Morton-Teng cello
Alexandra Whittingham classical guitar
Ashley Nayler sackbut
Ben Manning double bass
Benjamin Quinlan bassoon
Chloe Buttery soprano saxophone
Eliza Carew cello bow
Gregory Crowley bassoon
Harry Lovell-Jones snare drum
Harry Ridler tenor horn
Hugh Padmore drum kit
Jack Horrocks Eb clarinet
Jaz Moss double bass
Lauren Collings horn
Kwan-Lam Lau violin
Megan Storer flute headjoint
Nevena Atanasova flute

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2015

Benjamin Garalnick horn
Benjamin de Souza accordion
Daisy George double bass
Danuta Wieczorek cello bow
Georgina Silverton flute
Hannah Corcoran alto saxophone
Hannah Hever bass clarinet
Hannah Foster piccolo
Jakub Chlepko viola
Matthew Farthing saxophone
Melissa Youngs clarinet
Robert Greenwood oboe
Robert Lucas Bb clarinet
Sarah Smith alto saxophone
Thomas Congdon violin

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2014

Charles Brookes violin bow
Ciaran McQuaid bass clarinet
Conor James Cricmanis violin bow
Dan-Andrei Bosinceanu bassoon
David Kelly guitar
Emily Burkhardt alto saxophone
James Adcockeuphonium
Katya Cross cello
Laura Bradford snare drum
Ryan Gray bass trombone
Vykintas Civas alto saxophone
William Marrows guitar

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2013

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

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2012

Alexandra Griffiths flute
Bridget Mansfield viola
Charlotte Cox bassoon crook
Emily Hoyle viola
Esther Williams oboe
Isabelle Rosie Swan oboe
James Russell bassoon
Kinga Was harp
Mark Taylor flute
Michael George McGeary classical guitar
Richard Rayner marimba
Ruth Hannah Tyler oboe
Ryan Sullivan bassoon
Sarah Gait cello
Sarah Miller flute

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2011

Alex Hamilton horn
Antonia Kesel violin
Catherine Bennett bassoon
Christopher Green flute
Claire-Louise Auguste flute
Dominic Lawson alto saxophone
Edward Pether violin bow
Elizabeth Stirrat Eb trumpet
Georgina Powell bassoon
Henry Clay oboe
Jake Durham tenor trombone
Jemima Oosthuizen bassoon
Joseph Qiu bassoon
Joseph Straker double bass
Olivir Haylett bass trombone
Robert Newth natural horn
Sian Collins horn
Sophie Lusty oboe

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2010

Alex McCartney-Moore guitar
Alexander Benn bassoon
Alexander Edmundson horn
Alistair Howes cello bow
Ben Hirons piccolo trumpet
Elizabeth Lawton piccolo
George White viola
Hannah Caldecott horn
Hannah Turnbull double bass
James Kenny double bass
Joanna Hurst horn
Joseph Harper oboe
Kathryn Coleman violin
Lauren Reeve-Rawlings natural horn
Niall Mulvoy trumpet
Philip Smith piccolo trumpet
Phoebe Stamford-Kamps bassoon
Robert Looman piccolo
Sam Jennings bass trombone
Samantha Taylor cor anglais
Sameeta Gahir flute headjoint

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2009

Amy Morrow A clarinet
Elizabeth Goble violin
Flavia Hirte flute headjoint
Fred Beer drumkit
Helen Fraser oboe
Kathryn Brown horn
Lenia Christodoulou oboe
Lewis Musson euphonium
Marie Langrishe violin
Max Goldberg baritone saxophone
Rachel Hall bassoon
Rachel Muir horn
Rebecca Hanke guitar
Sam Healey baritone saxophone
Victoria Rule natural trumpet

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2008

Chloe Vincent piccolo
David Tagg-Oram oboe
Fontane Liane baroque double harp
Fraser Antony Max Langton Eb clarinet
Harry Cameron-Penny clarinets
John Connolly tenor trombone
Joseph Ryan horn
Luis Teo oboe
Mikhail Nemtsov cello bow
Rafal Luc accordion
Rita Schindler harp
Sarah Brown bass clarinet
Thomas Corin bassoon
Zong Hua viola

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2007

Abraham Gonzalezchavez clarinets
Alison Dodd soprano saxophone
Ben Marshall oboe
Benjamin Exell bassoon
David McCann cello bow
Edith Trimby double bass
Gergely Horvath violin
Gwenllian Llyr harp
Hannah Brown cor anglais
Harriet Scott double bass
Hyoen Park horn
Melissa Court violin bow
Ross Clarke trumpet
Russell Jackson trumpet
Suzanne Thorn cor anglais
Svetlana Mochalova cello bow
Thomas Airey double bass
William Stephens double bass
Zivorad Nikolic accordion

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2006

Christopher Bunn trumpet
Emma Waas violin
Francisco Machuca horn
Gavin Forde bassoon
Gethin Rees tuba
Graeme Brown bassoon
Helene Koerver viola bow
Kesse Bescoby oboe
Miriam Panter bassoon
Nick Walsh double bass
Rachel Leaf horn
William Pearce Smith violin

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2005

Alisdair Eltringham viola bow
Christopher Calvert oboe
Geir Myhre guitar
Isabel Naylor cor anglais
Johanna Hirst trombone
Natalie Hirst viola
Ruth Rosales bassoon
Samantha Riches double bass
Sophie Crawford bassoon
Stanislav Hvartchilkov guitar
Veronia Thoth viola

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2004

Adam Newman viola bow
Anna Beryl cello
Anne Morris clarinet
Bede Williams piccolo trumpet
Ben Couldwell bassoon
Bhabatosh Bogi cello
Colin Somervell double bass
Derek Culley tuba
Diana Galvudyte violin bow
Eimar Sunders oboe
Elizabeth Chell horn
Jose Zalba piccolo
Joshua Watters cor anglais
Matthew Roberts trumpet
Ralph Lane clarinet
Ruth Elder violin bow
Victoria Rawlins viola

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2003

Annekatrin Kirsche violin
Elizabeth Wrighton piccolo
James Fussey trumpet
James Palmer horn
Jane South flute headjoint
Jonathan Bruce trumpet
Kristal Hamson clarinets
Lauren Turner flute
Lonán Ó Briain trumpet
Luis Cabrera double bass bow
Michael Nowland cello
Natalie Spicer oboe
Pamela Snell piccolo trumpet
Paul Vowles bass clarinet
Veda Lin cor anglais
Victor Nicholson classical guitar

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2002

Angela Barnes horn
Claire Whitehall violin
Etta Morgan horn
Gareth Hughes cymbals
Gavin Higgins horn
Grace Watts bassoon
Katrina Penman flute
Lindsay Kempley horn
Simon Davies bassoon
Stella Hartikainen violin
Tom Osborne trumpet
Tom Watkins trombone
Yoon Jung Kim cello

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2001

Alastair Collins bassoon
Benedict Taylor viola
Catriona Parker violin
Charlotte Lines horn
Chris Allard guitar
Diana Barlow horn
Emma Stansfield viola
Howard Dann bassoon
Jenetta Hurst flute
Rob Collinson bass trombone
Simon Sturgeon-Clegg clarinets

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 2000

Amy Cardigan violin
Andra Arnicane viola
Arun Menon violin
E de Oliveira Salvador violin
Jennifer Britton oboe
Laura Nixon bass trombone
Luke Whitehead bassoon
Ying Cai trumpet

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 1999

Andrej Jovanic lute
Benjamin Sawyer oboe
Eliza Marshall flute
Graham Walmsley trumpet
Jill Kemp recorder
Katherine Nagl bassoon
Lucy Payne cello
Rustom Pomeroy violin
Sarah Beaty clarinet
Schlomy Dobrinsky violin
Scott Harris viola

RPS Instrument Purchase Grants 1998

Clive Zwanswiniski tuba
Ilona Bamber cello
Matilda Tullberg flute
Philip Cornwell double bass

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