Annual News 2015 - 2016
Police Male Voice Choir
"The grant from The Fenton Arts Trust allowed me to complete this ambitious piece bringing together two choirs and orchestra. It was a career-changing moment to hear my music being played and sung by such a large and diverse group of musicians!"
Chris Roe, composer
"The support from the Trust gave me an opportunity to push myself as a conductor, but also learn in detail about how to go about commissioning and supporting composers to create new choral repertoire."
Michael Betteridge, Conductor
Applications for grants may come from groups or individuals directly, or via organisations. Applications may also come from any academic or vocational arts institution who wish to support their alumni on completion of their degrees and as they begin their professional practice. See here for more details.
National Centre for
"Support from The Fenton Arts Trust has been invaluable in developing 'Lift Off', our programme for graduating degree students – giving them the support and advice needed to open doors and truly thrive in the professional world. The Trust’s belief in the programme has also allowed us to evidence its importance, not just for our graduates but for the wider performing arts sector." Ben Wallace, Development Manager
East Neuk Festival
"We set out to create an opportunity for young musicians to work intensively and connect with outstanding older musicians. In both respects I believe we have achieved our goals. We thank the Trustees for their support and faith in this project".
Svend Brown, Director