The poster boys for this round of the Help Musicians UK Career Development Bursaries, for which applications close on September 18th, are drummer Moses Boyd and bassist Max Luthert.
Here is what the bursaries – for UK-based musicians in the age range 21-30, or 5 years after formal education – are about:
“These bursaries can be used to fund opportunities which will have a significant impact on your artistic development at a crucial point in your career. Grants will range from £500 to £2,000.
Activities could include: Participation in masterclasses, academies and short courses
Mentoring with a leading expert in your field, focused on specific repertoire or technique
A short period of intensive coaching with a world-class tutor in advance of a major performance or project.”