Founded in 2001 with the support of the Gosling Foundation, Cherubim offers professional-calibre instrument loans for up to five years to young musicians at a stage in their career when little other help is available. Click here to see what instrument loans we currently have available. Make an application. Please note that the Trust does not give monetary loans or grants or offer electronic instruments. View videos of our current awardees here.

To donors Cherubim offers a community of discriminating music lovers whose interest is in promoting the highest standards of instrumental music, and provides an opportunity to follow the development of the young musicians the Trust supports. Find out how you can be part of this.

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Meet Bokun Wei – our latest awardee

We welcome the new awardee of our Manser (Azumi) Flute Bokun Wei. Bokun is presently a Physics undergraduate at UCL; but he hopes to go… read more >

Laura Mvula warns school cuts will leave music as preserve of the wealthy

Cherubim Music Trust warmly welcomes the Action in Music campaign supported by Classic FM & the ABRSM. Here’s a link to the Laura Mvula article in… read more >

The Corsby cello takes a bow

When Douglas Spence donated the 1828 cello by John Corsby of Northampton he had had restored, he also gave an endowment to fund the purchase… read more >