The Tillet Trust

Financial assistance for young classical musicians who are undertaking performance-related projects designed to further their careers.

Last updated on 5 June 2020

Who is eligible?

Young classical musicians at the start of their professional solo careers. Typical projects which attract funding are short performance courses; specialist coaching prior to performance of new repertoire; costs relating to entering competitions.

What we can't help with

  • No grants for for full-time educational courses (either undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • buying new instruments
  • commissioning of new works or commercial recordings.

How to apply?

Applicants should send a covering document outlining the nature of their project, a CV (maximum two A4 pages) of their musical education and performances history  to date, references from two musicians of standing and a detailed budget for the amount they are requesting.

Grants are currently awarded once during the year. Go to the charity's website to find out when the next closing date is:

Contact details

PO Box 772

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