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Yamaha launches 2011 piano scholarship scheme
The company is now accepting applications for the 2011 scheme, with students of full-time music courses at higher education institutions born after 1985 all eligible to take part.
Four grants of Â£2,000 will be made available to talented musicians who submit two contrasting recordings, with ten finalists set to perform before a judging panel at Trinity College of Music on February 8th 2011.
The scheme has been running since 1989 and now operates in 31 European nations, with more than 850 scholarships having been awarded so far.
Mike Ketley, Yamaha's director of corporate affairs, said: "Supporting up-and-coming musicians is central to our philosophy and we know the programme often plays a pivotal role in both assisting students expand their studies and getting noticed by the media and industry."
ÂPosted on 28 Sep 2010 19:16 to category : Music News
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