The Agar Trust
Supporting young musicians in rural Scotland.
Selection of award-winners

Great news that the Agar Trust is giving young musicians the support to make that journey for their music making. Best wishes to the Trust and to all the award winners.
Dame Evelyn Glennie, Percussionist.

Creating music is one of life’s greatest joys. Get on that bus and go for it.
Sally Beamish, Composer.

There are huge numbers of talented young musicians in rural Scotland who face enormous challenges to the development of that talent. The Agar Trust’s focus on supporting these youngsters, across all genres of music, is inspiring and invaluable.
Dougie Pincock, Piper.

October 2016: After two years of operation we have made awards to over 100 young people wishing to take up musical education beyond their local area.  It is an astonishing response, and we have been delighted to hear from you all!  See this map of where you all come from.

To see the full list of award winners, click here.

The next deadline for applications will be in spring 2017.