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


Hot off the press: ‘Judith Rocke’ cello donated by Vanessa & Peter Mannering

  Cherubim Music Trust is immensely grateful to Vanessa & Peter Mannering for the donation of their sister’s fine 19th Century cello and Buthod bow.… read more >

New acquisition: 1756 violin by Johan Carol Kloz

Cherubim Music Trust has acquired a 1756 violin by Johan Carol Kloz, endowed by Carole Dale in memory of her husband ‘Keith Dale’. This exceptional instrument will… read more >

Serafina demonstrates the Harp

As part of Cherubim’s continuing outreach programme in South Wiltshire, Serafina Steer visited Ludwell & Broadchalke School to demonstrate the harp. Here she helps a… read more >