The Cherubim Music Trust Harp Competition is now closed.
The two winners of the competition will each have exclusive loan of the instrument for 5 years, optionally renewable to age 28
Entry by 1 June 2020
Competition entry £40
Finals at Trinity-Laban College,
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9JF
on or after Sunday 21 June.
The ‘Promenaders – Charles Steer'
The ‘Lady Lucille Wallace Curzon'
LYON & HEALY TYPE 100
Entries should arrive by Monday 1 June 2020.
Applicants must provide:
Recordings, audio or video, of three contrasted pieces in any style, one of which may be an improvisation or self-composition. Total music time aprx 20’.
Send either by email, file transfer or website URL; or by post on a CD or consumer-format DVD.
Please ensure each item title has on it the competitor's name and the name of the work & composer. In the written documentation include full name of the works & composers.
Email address: email@example.com.
Postal address: Cherubim Music Trust, 125 Duck St, Tisbury, SP3 6LJ.
Full contact details, photograph, musical CV with a brief statement of the competitor’s musical interests & ambitions.
Indicate if you have a preference for either instrument.
Competition entry fee of £40 to cafdonate or send cheque payable CMT.
Competition Day – Provisionally Sunday Afternoon, 21 June 2020
(or later as appropriate) at Trinity-Laban College, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich,
SE10 9JF. All applicants will be advised of the date as soon as it is decided.
For the final, which will take place on the Cherubim instruments, competitors
should offer 2-3 contrasted pieces (max 15’). There will be a short opportunity to
practise on the instruments beforehand.
TERMS OF ENTRY
The competition is open to students
resident or studying in the UK based
within 200 miles of London.
Entrants must be aged 15-25 on 21/6/20,
and first study harpists at a music
college, or intending to apply.
Submissions may be by email or post;
but all subsequent communications will
be by email.
Submitted materials will not be
A shortlist of 5 finalists will be
announced in early June, and they will be
asked to submit their 15’ programme for
Round Two by 15 June.
Decisions made at the competition are
final, and at the Trustees discretion.
By entering this competition you
authorise Cherubim Music Trust to use
your name and photo in publicity.
TERMS OF THE LOAN INCLUDE
Full insurance on Cherubim’s policy,
payable by the awardee (c.£220 pa).
Annual hire charge £372; admin charge:
graduates £120, college students £48,
school students free.
We invite awardees to participate in
fund-raising and publicity concerts and
recordings organised by the Trust.
The harps may not be taken abroad.
A draft loan agreement will be sent in
advance to finalists, and presented for
signature to the successful competitor
awardees after the judges’ decisions are