Help Musicians UK boosting opportunities for young pro musicians

Help Musicians UK boosting opportunities for young pro musicians

Help Musicians UK is looking to increase opportunities for young professional musicians by way of its new Career Development Bursaries

The bursaries are designed to fund opportunities such as participation in masterclasses, short courses, residential programmes, mentoring, coaching, or travel for research and collaboration, both in the UK and overseas.

Grants range from £500 to £2,000 and applications are open to UK based instrumentalists, composers, vocalists and ensembles aged between 21 and 35 across all genres.

Activities include:

– Participation in masterclasses, academies and short courses (such as residential programmes at Aspen Music School, Yale, Lucerne Festival Academy and Banff Centre)  

– A time-limited period of mentoring with a leading expert in your field, focused on specific repertoire or technique   

– Travel for research and creative collaboration   

– A short period of intensive coaching with a world-class tutor in advance of a major performance or project

The deadline for applications is Friday 2nd September 2016.

Find out more at the Help Musicians UK website.

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