Recent Recipients

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.

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