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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 […]

PRELIMINARY ROUND – KENDAL TOWN HALL – MONDAY 16TH JULY

The Preliminary round of this year’s award will start at 10.00 and run till about 16.00 when the names of the four finalists will be announced. This year, fifteen gifted young musicians will compete in the Prelims, please see timetable below. Admission by programme costs £5 for the whole or […]

WINNERS CONCERT – 1st June – 7.30pm – INGS CHURCH, LA8 9PY

Heather Storer (violin) 2016 winner and Leah Nicholson (piano) 2017 winner will jointly perform a programme including works by Bach, Beethoven, Prokofiev and Ravel at Ings Church, LA8 9PY at 7.30pm on Friday 1st June 2018. The concert will last about 75 minutes. There will be no interval.  Ticket price […]

2018 AWARD

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE – 30TH APRIL: Thanks to those of you who have already sent in their application form for the 2018 Award. Can I remind others that the application deadline is the 30th April. All application details can be found at http://keldwythaward.org.uk/compete/   We look forward to hearing from you. NEWCOMER’S […]

2017 AWARD FINALS – RESULT

An audience of over 100 witnessed a wonderful evening of music-making by some very special young soloists on Friday 1st September 2017 at Grange Victoria Hall. Leah Nicholson (piano) was the winner and Jack Horrocks (clarinet) the runner-up.  Faye Bowness (soprano) and Ben Lowe (horn) each won £250 for their […]

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