RPS Young Musicians Programme

The RPS Young Musicians Programme offers a rare depth of support and commitment to performers and composers. By really understanding what they need, we can offer the right help, when they need it most.

The RPS Young Musicians Programme includes grants, prizes and support in the following key areas...

  • Grants for instrument purchase
  • Grants for study abroad
  • Prize money
  • Professional development
  • Mentoring
  • Performance opportunities
  • Commissions and professional development for emerging composers

If you are a Young Musician seeking support, please click on either PERFORMERS or COMPOSERS to navigate to funding options offered by the RPS.

We are extemely grateful to all individuals and trust funds who have supported the RPS Young Musicians Programme in recent years. If you would like to make a donation towards our continuing work with young musicians, please click here. Thank you.

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