Supporting Young Musicians
The 2018 Coro Nuovo Young Musician of the Year Competition and Bursary
Applications are now closed for 2018
Worth £1000, the Bursary is intended to help financially with a student’s musical studies. The winner will also have the opportunity to perform at a future Coro Nuovo concert.
To qualify, applicants must be in the age range 18 to 26 and have a connection with Sussex, for example being born and/or currently or previously living in Sussex. Applicants must also be studying at, or about to study at a recognised music conservatoire.
Applications for the 2018/19 Bursary are now closed. However we hope to award a Bursary for 2019/20 so please visit this page again towards the end of 2018.
The auditions for 12 young musicians competing for the 2018/19 Bursary will be held between 1.15pm and 4.45pm on Sunday 3 June 2018 at St Peter’s Church Chailey BN8 4DA. Four finalists will be selected from the auditions for the final on Saturday 14 July at St Andrew’s Church Burgess Hill RH15 0LG.
Gideon Brooks was the winner of Coro Nuovo’s Young Musician of the Year and Bursary 2017/18. Here he is speaking about how the Bursary has helped him.