ESU Music Scholarships allow exceptional young musicians to develop their talents and further their training at one of several internationally renowned music programmes in the UK, Europe, America, and Canada. The young people who have derived benefit from this valuable experience are now making a significant contribution to the musical profession, both as performers and as teachers. Notable alumni include Steven Isserlis, Tasmin Little, Nigel Kennedy, Vanessa Latarche, Robert Cohen, and Stephanie Gonley.
An ESU Music Scholarship covers the cost of tuition, board and lodging at one of the following supported programmes. Travel is also included for Yale and Tanglewood.
Académie Internationale de Musique Maurice Ravel: St Jean de Luz, France, September (2 weeks)
Banff Centre: Alberta, Canada, June - August (2-3 weeks)
International Musicians Seminar: Prussia Cove, UK, March - April (3 weeks)
Tanglewood Music Center: Lenox, Massachusetts, USA, June - August (8 weeks)
Yale Summer School of Music - Norfolk Music Festival: Norfolk, Connecticut, USA, July - August (6 weeks)
Georg Solti Accademia di Bel Canto, Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy, June - July (3 weeks)
Must be studying, or have recently graduated from a UK Music institution or university course.