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Grants applications open – final week

Thanks to the generosity of our Subscribers, our Grants programme remains open this year despite coronavirus. Applications may be made at https://keldwythaward.org.uk/keldwyth-grants/ before the deadline of 1st June.

KELDWYTH AWARD 2020 CANCELLED

It is with great regret that we have to announce that Keldwyth Award 2020 has had to be cancelled because of the ongoing public health issues. There is too much uncertainty about whether our venues will be open and how to keep our performers, volunteers and audience safe if they […]

Keldwyth 2020 and Covid-19

Our Showcase Concert in May is now postponed and there is doubt that we will be able to hold our Preliminary Round in mid-July or at all. However, since letters inviting applications for both the Award and Grants have already been sent to school and private music teachers and to […]

2019 AWARD FINALS – RESULT

Four very special young soloists provided a wonderful evening of music making on Friday 30th August at Grange Victoria Hall.  Rebecca Chandler (mezzo) from Gatebeck, Kendal was this year’s winner of the Reg Griffifths Trophy and £1000. Faye Bowness (soprano) from Whassett nr Milnthorpe won £500 and the Geoffrey Blake […]

2019 Finals – Grange Victoria Hall – Friday 30th August – 19.30

This year’s Finals Concert will showcase four more outstanding young musicians from Cumbria, who will each present a 20 minute recital in competition for the 2019 Keldwyth Cumbrian Young Musicians Award. The four finalists, chosen by judges, Mary Powney, LInda Walker and Geoffrey Field, at the Preliminary Round in Kendal […]

KELDWYTH GRANTS – new for 2019

We are delighted to announce that Keldwyth Grants has been newly established thanks to a generous donation from the Westmorland Music Trust. The criteria for this new grant have been developed in response to the marginalisation of music in schools and the increasing need for lessons in schools to be […]

KELDWYTH AWARD 2019

KELDWYTH AWARD APPLICATIONS DEADLINE – 30TH APRIL: Thanks to those of you who have already sent in their application form for the 2019 Award. Can I remind others that the application deadline is the 30th April. All application details can be found at https://keldwythaward.org.uk/compete/   We look forward to hearing from […]

2018 AWARD FINALS – RESULT

Once again some very special young soloists provided a wonderful evening of music making on Friday 31st August at Grange Victoria Hall.  Wyn Chan (piano) from Barrow was the winner and Daisy Ball (soprano) from Colton nr Ulverston was the runner-up. Jack Horrocks (clarinet) from Milnthorpe and Monika Davies (violin) […]

2018 Finals – Grange Victoria Hall – Friday 31st August – 19.30

This year’s Finals Concert will showcase four more outstanding young musicians from Cumbria, who will each present a 20 minute recital in competition for the 2018 Keldwyth Cumbrian Young Musicians Award. The four finalists, chosen by judges, Mary Powney, Wendy Cann and Barry Sharkey, at the Preliminary Round in Kendal […]

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