Helping Tomorrow's Musicians Today
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Cherubim loans professional-calibre instruments to first-study musicians aged 15-25 who cannot afford one that matches their potential.
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We have an instrument bank now numbering 32, ranging from violins to vibraphone. Maybe we can help you?
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Cherubim’s Patrons Evening on Sat 16 Feb is to be given by brothers Danushka & Avishka Edirisinghe on cello and piano. Cherubim awardee Danushka is a student at the Junior Royal Academy who has been playing on a cello loaned to him by the Trust, which is the property of Mrs Marion Bolton. We are Read more about Danushka to perform with brother Avishka at Patrons’ concert[…]
Cherubim trustees Clancy Steer & David Ganderton (chair) with Michael Maxwell Steer (director) receive a highly welcome cheque for £4903 from Stewart the manager of Tisbury Coop (left) in support of the Trust’s work in bringing music to young people. We are greatly indebted to them for their continuing support of the Trust. Read more about Tisbury Co-op presents Cherubim a cheque for £4903![…]
Taking over the mantle from Diogo Gomes on the Majestic Vibraphone is our new awardee Sehyogue Aulakh. She says ‘Music is my passion and as a percussionist I play anything you can hit (musically), drums, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, vibraphone, timpani as well as things like gongs, tambourines, triangle, cow bells, anvils and scaffolding poles. I Read more about Sehyogue Aulakh[…]
This Monday, Gabriella Jones leads and directs the Royal College of Music Orchestra in a Haydn Symphony. Gabriella holds the Constant & Kit Lambert Fellowship, and plays on Cherubim’s ‘Keith Dale’ Kloz 1656 violin. We wish her the very best with the performance, and thank for her continuing support of Cherubim events.
Danushka Edirisinge is the latest awardee of our fine Lindsay cello. Danushka says his mission is to become a professional cellist, perform as a soloist nationally and internationally and to contribute to society through his passion and commitment to music. Danushka is ABRSM – Cello Grade–8 Distinction (2017), Piano Grade 8 Distinction (2016), and received distinctions Read more about Danushka Edirisinge[…]
Adam Field is the third awardee of our ‘Rothermere-Gosling’ Paxman horn. Adam, who is 16, started playing Tenor Horn aged 9, learning with the Oxted Brass Band, with whom he still regularly plays. He changed to French Horn when he was 11, and he achieved Grade 8 in 2017. In his old school, Oxted School, Read more about Adam Field[…]
The Cherubim Music Trust is delighted to have acquired a quality viola to supplement our growing number of stringed instruments. This page will eventually provide details our own Viola, but here’s some general information about the instrument with links to whet your appetite: ‘The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques. It is slightly larger Read more about Viola[…]
All of the videos and recordings that the Cherubim Music Trust have of their awardees and instruments are now available to view and listen to on YouTube, but we need your help. In order for us to have our own dedicated channel on YouTube, we need a minimum number of subscribers, and to reach that Read more about YouTube – we need your help![…]
The latest addition to the Cherubim Music Trust’s woodwind section is the superb Powell Conservatory model flute. The Powell Handmade Conservatory Silver Flute is an outstanding conservatory level model made by respected American flute makers, Verne Q Powell. With the added benefit of 0.925 silver body tubing / head-joint together with excellent smoothness and reliability of the pin-less Read more about Flute – Powell Conservatory[…]
Grace Callaghan is a third year BMus flute student at the RNCM. She writes ‘My tutors tell me that to progress further it’s vital that I have a flute of a professional standard, but I don’t have the means to buy a better one with my student debt now rising to £69,000.’ So, the Cherubim Trust set about Read more about Grace Callaghan[…]