Applications are now open for our 2018/19 Young Musicians Development Programme

The Programme runs in line with the academic year and aims to offer each musician:

• Individual musical and career advice and support from Future Talent’s Relationship Manager

• Mentoring sessions with a music professional relevant to the young musician’s instrument, genre or musical interests

• Opportunities to perform with the Future Talent Orchestra and/ or other musical ensemble

• Performance opportunities in a Future Talent Masterclass with a professional  musician and/ or accompanist alongside other Future Talent Musicians

• Invitation to participate in a confidence and body language workshop

Financial awards

As well as the support and opportunities above, musicians can apply for one of three financial awards (more information can be found in our guidelines):

Worsley Award:

Musicians in Reception to academic Year 10, at the point of application, can apply for a financial award of up to £3,000 to be used over three years.

Robinson Award:

Musicians in academic Years 11 and 12, at the point of application, can apply for a financial award of up to £1,000 for one year.  Award recipients may re-apply each year until the end of year 12.

Liz and Terry Bramall Scholarship:

We currently support six young musicians who permanently reside in Yorkshire or the North of England.  They receive the same support and opportunities above as well as an annual award of up to £2,000.

Future Talent is unable to offer financial assistance towards any of the following:

• Travel and accommodation costs
• The cost of tuition or other activity that has already taken place
• The cost of any instrument that has already been purchased
• Means-tested fees at music specialist schools
For more information about the Young Musicians Development Programme and applying, please read our guidelines and download our application form here:


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