To promote, encourage, maintain, develop and improve public education in, and appreciation of, the art and science of music in all its aspects within the county of Norfolk.
The trust also aims to help the development of highly-talented Norfolk-based young musicians to pursue careers as professionals by offering annual grants and occasional public-performing opportunities.
Successful applicants will already be highly skilled in one or more of the six disciplines (brass, keyboard, percussion, strings, voice and woodwind) and will be either undergoing a period of study at a music college or specialist school, or who have made plans to do so.
The trustees are delighted to announce the latest round of annual grants.
These have been awarded to the Tenor and Bass Trombonist and Tuba player, Ben Robert Holford of Kingís Lynn; the Flute, Piccolo, Recorder and Oboe player, Caitlin Obee of Norwich; the Violin and Viola-player, Ragnhild Margarethe Rivertz of Norwich; and the Flute and Piccolo player, Megan Doris Storer of Great Yarmouth.
The trustees congratulate all successful applicants and wish them well in their studies.
There were awarded £900 each to assist with the cost of their continuing studies.
These awards bring the total grants made to students since 2003 to over £31,700.
The chairmanís book, In the Beginning was Sound, is expected to be launched at a musical party at the trustsís registered office on Sunday 2 July. Preliminary details can be found on page 8 of The Trusteesí Annual Report and Accounts for the Year Ending 31 December 2016, which can be reached via this link.