Eric Thompson Trust Annual Award
What does the award offer?
The Trustees will consider a wide range of projects including ones related to study, performance, recording, research and composition. It is intended to attract a high standard of applications from candidates such as organ students who aspire to study at a Conservatoire, academics, composers or performers.
Who is it open to?
Musicians who are passionate about taking on a major project relating to the organ, including candidates in full or part-time study, and those who have recently embarked on their professional career.
When is the next closing date?
30 April, annually.
David Lowe, Music Lover: I'm always pleased to hear about the work done by the RPS to assist young performers and composers. They are indeed the future of music.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 1824 the Philharmonic Society paid Beethoven 50 pounds to commission his 9th Symphony.