The scholarships are to encourage organists and would-be organists who need professional help to give them more confidence and proficiency.
Applicants need to be around Grade 5 or 6 standard on the piano and be wishing to play or already be playing on the organ or keyboard for services in a church.
A course of up to three years free organ lessons.
Applications can be received at anytime.
Contact: David Dunnett, Cathedral Organist at email@example.com
Here are some testimonials from current students:
“I was in my late sixties when I was offered the chance to have organ lessons through the diocesan scheme. I know that the congregations who I serve are so appreciative of the music that I perform.” – Jonathan
“My journey into organ playing has been one of the most rewarding musical experiences of my life. Most importantly, I can be of good use in playing for services. In supporting trainee organists, the scheme supports churches in the diocese. “ – Heather
“The Diocesan organ scholarship opens up a world of music that is both fascinating and engaging. I have enjoyed excellent teaching and opportunities connected with accompanying, playing at services and performing.” – Jamie