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Thursday 26 September 2019


26 September 2019: 2019 Award

The 2019 prize has been awarded to Trumpet player Philippa Scourse



Gideon & Dave

2017 winner Gideon Brooks with Dave Gordon-Shute

14 June 2016: Alison Balsom OBE

Many congratulations to our Patron Alison who has recently been awarded an OBE. Fantastic news.


20 July 2012: Alison Balsom

The Trustees are delighted to announce that the renown trumpet player Alison Balsom, has kindly agreed to become Patron of the Trust. This is great news, and we look forward to a long and fruitful association with Alison.

Alison and Imogen

Alison Balsom presenting Imogen Hancock with a piccolo trumpet funded with assistance from the trust.
(Photo courtesy of the Royal Academy of Music)


Past Winners

2001: Charlotte Lines (French Horn)
2002: Cameron Todd (Trumpet)
2003: Simon Sturgeon Clegg (Trumpet)
2004: Cameron Brown (Trumpet)
2005: Laurence Davies (French Horn)
2006: Kira Doherty (French Horn)
2007: NO AWARD
2008: Micheal Kidd (French Horn)
2009: Alex Hambleton (Natural Horn)
2010: Samuel Freeman (Bass Trombone)
2011: Joseph Ryan (French Horn)
2012: Imogen Hancock (Trumpet)

2013: Sarah Campbell (Trumpet)
2014: Jonathan Farey (French Horn)
2015: Elinor Chambers (Trombone) & Kaitlin Wild (Trumpet)
2016: Hannah Key (French Horn)
2017: Gideon Brooks (Trumpet)
2018: Alfred Lee (French Horn)

£10,000 Awarded

The trust is delighted to announce that a total of over £10,000 has now been awarded over the last ten years. Thank you to everyone who has supported the trust.






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138 Hall Bower Lane, Newsome, Huddersfield. HD4 6RN
Telephone: 01484 530980
email: david@christrust.co.uk

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