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RVW resources for Music Teachers

Teaching resources, on different aspects of the work of Ralph Vaughan Williams, are being made available completely free of charge by the Music Teachers' Association.

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New Commissions for RVW150

Throughout the 150th anniversary celebrations a special series of new works inspired by RVW’s music, ideas, or life, are being performed round the country.

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Launch of the Vaughan Williams Foundation

12 October 2022, the exact 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, saw the launch of a new charity founded to honour the legacy of Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams.

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Applications are now open

The VWF has opened funding applications for the first time. Get your application in by Wednesday 4 January 2023.

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Over the years RVW funding has been there for me, and countless other composers – a steadfast supporter for the creation of new music. This dedication to investing and supporting projects has been invaluable for so many creatives and has allowed me personally to explore and progress my own craft.

DANIEL KIDANE, composer

His music continues to inspire us. Its incredible breadth of style and outlook seems especially important in our polarised times

CHRISTOPHER GLYNN, Artistic Director, Ryedale Festival

Funding has allowed us to commission many composers at various stages of their careers and bring their music to life, both through live performances and CD recordings.

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