Bursaries

Lindy Phillipps was a pianist, piano teacher and flute player who derived great pleasure and inspiration from attending summer school. Lindy was a founder member of the AFYM and this bursary has been generously donated in her memory by Mr Jim Phillipps.

We are inviting a participant of the 2017 festival who are aged between 14 and 19 years to apply for this bursary which is to be used towards the cost of attending a music summer school or vocal/orchestra course. See below for conditions of entry.

Peter Lynn and Partners Music Development Bursary Award for a young musician age between 14 and 19 years of age who has taken part in the Festival in 2017 to attend a summer school, orchestral course, County or national course, for other music related cost or for the purchase of music books or a period of music lessons.

The Pobl Bursary has been created by Pobwl which is the merger of Seren Group and Grwp Gwalia. Its aims are to create more affordable homes and more support to enable people to live the life they want and to be able to provide the highest quality care to meet the needs of an ageing population. The bursary is awarded to schools that take part in the Festival in 2017 to purchase instruments or for other musical support.

  • CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017
    If you..
    • Performed at the 2017 AFYM
    • Are between the ages of 14 and 19 years old
    • Would like to attend a vocal or orchestral course or a summer school..
    APPLY NOW!

    Write to us in your own words giving us details of:

    • How you plan to spend the bursary
    • How you will benefit from recieving it
    • Your musical experience and plans for the future
    • What musical and financial reasons there are for giving you the bursary

    The successful candidate will agree to report back on their experience with photographs where possible.

    Applications..

    By post: Mrs Diane Workman, Woodside, Oxwich, Swansea, SA3 1LS
    By Email: DianeWorkman@afym.org.uk
    Or apply online using the form below

    CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017

    Lindy Phillipps Bursary Application

     

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    Testimonials


    Thank you so much for the Bursary Award. I used it for the National Youth Orchestra of Wales summer course, and had an amazing time> I had a great opportunity working with an incredible conductor and being made co-leader of the cello section. The experience will help my musical career and will help me perform better in my Music College AuditionsLuke Millard, winner of the Lindy Phillipps Bursary 2011


    Testimonials


    Through the grant of the Lindy Phillipps Bursary Award I was given a brand new opportunity to develop and enhance my piano playing and musicianship skills in a way that was highly beneficial to me. I was extremely fortunate to attend the Summer School for Pianists in Hereford. ….It elevated my playing, and contributed immensely to my development as a pianist. I am very grateful to the AFYM and to Mr Phillipps for giving me this brilliant opportunityIfy Iwobe, winner of the Lindy Phillipps Bursary 2012


  • This bursary is allocated to schools at the discretion of the committee and so no application is required.
  • CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017
    If you..
    • Performed at the 2017 AFYM
    • Are between the ages of 14 and 19 years old
    • What might we consider? – Summer School fees, Orchestral course fees, County and National Music course fees, a period of music, other music related costs
    APPLY NOW!

    Write to us in your own words giving us details of:

    • How you plan to spend the bursary
    • How you will benefit from recieving it
    • Your musical experience and plans for the future
    • What musical and financial reasons there are for giving you the bursary

    The successful candidate will agree to report back on their experience with photographs where possible.

    Applications..

    By post: Mrs Diane Workman, Woodside, Oxwich, Swansea, SA3 1LS
    By Email: DianeWorkman@afym.org.uk
    Or apply online using the form below

    CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2017

    Peter Lynn & Partners Music Development Bursary

     

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Sian Davies 2014 Linda Phillips Bursary Feedback

Craigfelin bursary report for 2014