From left to right: Clarice Goff, Allianz Musical Insurance; John Gilhooly OBE, RPS Chairman

RPS & Allianz announce new partnership

31 Jan 2018

Allianz Musical Insurance and the Royal Philharmonic Society have agreed a new sponsorship partnership which focuses on supporting young musicians studying at music colleges and in the early years of their profession.  

The new partnership, which  was launched at the RPS Young Musicians evening on 24 January, includes mentoring for a young musician, instrument purchase grants, and a special new prize for which details will be announced in the near future.

John Gilhooly OBE, RPS Chairman, commented on the partnership: 

"We are excited to work with Allianz Musical Insurance in our shared mission of support for young musicians. There is such a talented generation of young performers coming through, but the training is long and sometimes difficult, and it's invaluable to be able to offer them the additional assistance they need as they start their careers."

Clarice Goff, Senior Marketing Executive at Allianz Musical Insurance, commented:

"We’re delighted to be partnering with the RPS to support young musicians in the early stages of their professional careers. We strongly believe in the importance of inspiring and supporting the next generation of classical musicians and hope that our partnership ensures more musicians can follow their passion and focus on making wonderful music."
Allianz Musical Insurance


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