The Keldwyth Award is a musical scholarship awarded annually to an outstanding young musician aged 16-22, either born or educated in Cumbria. The winner receives a cheque for £1000 and the Reg Griffiths Trophy. The runner-up receives a cheque for £500 and the Geoffrey Blake Trophy. The other two finalists each receive £250. 2018 saw the introduction of a Best Newcomer’s prize of £100 to the best performance by a competitor who is new to the Award and not selected for the Final. All other competitors each receive £50 toward their expenses.
Preliminary Round Kendal Town Hall: Monday 15 July
Finals Concert Grange Victoria Hall: Friday 30 AugustFind out more
At a time when Creativity is feeling the squeeze in schools, we bring it into the spotlight at our annual Music Conference with a theme of ‘Cultivating Creativity’. We have invited inspiring speakers and workshop leaders from around the country – experts in composition, singing, folk ensembles and STEAM to cover all your music CPD needs and inspire your teaching for the year to come.
**NEW VENUE** for 2019
We’ll be at the Award Winning Annie Mawson’s Sunbeams Centre near Penrith.
With workshop leaders and presenters including:
Joe Broughton: inspirational fiddle player, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, teacher and lecturer in songwriting and composition. Joe has worked with folk ensembles of all ages and abilities, including The Birmingham Conservatoire Folk Ensemble:
Emma Williams: Singing leader with More Music and Lancashire Music Hub.
Connect and be inspired.
Booking opens soon