The Hattori Foundation is a charitable trust offering awards to exceptionally talented young instrumental soloists or chamber ensembles whose talent and achievements give promise of an international career.
Deadline 30 April 2017
Instrumental soloists and chamber ensembles (21-27 years of age), are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Hattori Foundation for projects taking place between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017. Assistance is offered for the following:
- financial assistance relating to intensive private study in the UK or abroad
- financial assistance to attend master classes
- living allowance and travel expenses in connection with a post-graduate courses
- living allowance in the UK to reduce the need for work unrelated to performance
- financial assistance (sponsorship) in connection with concert performance
- travelling expenses in order to enter international competitions
Please note that assistance is not given for the repair or purchase of instruments, nor for tuition fees for full-time study and awards cannot be made in arrears.
The Hattori Foundation also offers one or more of its awards winners a concerto debut with a top London orchestra at the discretion of the Trustees and the orchestra. See past debut prize award winners here
The selection process for awards will be held in two stages, the first by CD recording and then by audition during a weekend of June 2017. Applicants will be advised whether or not they have passed to the second stage before the end of May 2017.
JUNIOR AWARDS - ongoing
Who can apply?
- 15 - 20 years of age
- Instrumental soloists who demonstrate both exceptional talent and achievement
- All applicants must be British citizens, Foreign Nationals normally resident in the UK or Foreign Nationals who are studying full-time in the UK.
Visit the website for more details - www.hattorifoundation.org.uk