RPS Emily Anderson Prize

£2,500 prize for an outstanding solo violinist

This Prize for violinists was established under the will of Emily Anderson, editor and translator of the letters of Mozart and Beethoven.

Who is it open to?

Solo violinists of any nationality based in the UK throughout 2020, with a maximum age of 28 at the application closing date.

Click here for a list of winners since 1967.

How can I apply?

Applications for 2019 have now closed.

The next round of applications will open in summer 2020.


This prize is part of the RPS Young Musicians Programme. We are extremely grateful to the trusts, corporate sponsors and individual donors who support the programme. Click here to find out more.

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OUR MEMBERS

Armand Diangienda, RPS Honorary Member and former pilot who founded a symphony orchestra in one of the poorest cities on earth; Kinshasa, DR of the Congo.

DID YOU KNOW?

The cost of a bassoon for a young player starting their professional training is about £15,000. The RPS John Barbirolli Fund offers much needed financial assistance with instrument purchase.