Founded in 2001 with the support of the Gosling Foundation, the Cherubim Music Trust offers professional-calibre instrument loans for up to five years to young, gifted musicians at a stage in their career when little other help is available. Click here to see what instruments we currently have available. You can Make an application by following this linkPlease note that the Trust does not give monetary loans or grants, and does not offer electronic instruments.

You can also view videos of our current awardees in performance with their loaned instruments here.

To donors, the Cherubim Music Trust 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 by following this link.

Instrument loan


Meet Hannah – the new awardee of our ‘Rothermere – Gosling’ bassoon

Hannah Harding is the new awardee of our ‘Rothermere – Gosling’ bassoon. Hannah studies with Catherine Millar at Berkshire Maestros, plays in the Bracknell Concert… read more >

A new bow for the Trust

One of Cherubim’s founding supporters Nigel Brodrick-Barker has donated a Richard Weichold violin bow which he picked up inexpensively at an auction recently. We have… read more >

A baroque violin for Cherubim

  Mrs Carole Dale is endowing the purchase of a baroque violin in memory of her late husband, Keith Dale. This will be the Trust’s… read more >