RPS Philip Jones Brass Prize - 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.

If applying as an ensemble, please write: Name - DD/MM/YYYY; etc.
If applying as an ensemble, enter the average age of your group at the closing date
if applying as an individual player
If applying as an ensemble
If you are applying as a brass ensemble with a minimum of 3 players, you can also choose to be considered for the £5,000 RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award without needing to complete a second application form. To be considered for this Award, as well as this RPS Philip Jones Brass Prize, please tick the following box:

Your contact details

If applying as an ensemble, choose one player to be the designated primary contact.

If applying as an ensemble
Mobile preferred - just numbers, no spaces or characters
If other selected above, please give details:

About you

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


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.