Funding for Postgraduate Composers

"Having this support has made so much difference, allowing me to really focus on my studies and dive into university life. My supervisor is such a brilliant teacher and I’m already learning so much." 2021 Bursary holder

Vaughan Williams Bursaries are awarded to talented students who have been accepted on their first taught Masters’ courses in composition at British universities or conservatoires and who anticipate a career as a professional composer.

Up to five bursaries of £6,000 each will be awarded annually.

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Applications for the 2023 Bursaries are open until 14 April 2023


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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Down Ampney Stained Glass Window Unveiled

A newly commissioned stained glass window by artist Thomas Denny, celebrating the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, has been unveiled at Down Ampney Church.

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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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