Bursary set up in memory of talented Fife musician open to new applications

A bursary set up in the memory of a talented Fife musician is open for applications.

Monday, 2nd May 2022, 8:13 am

John (Jack) Deas played, performed and coached the french horn and was involved in innumerable orchestral, operatic and choral performances as well as appearing as a soloist.

He helped and encouraged many young players and was a great supporter of all opportunities available for young musicians.

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Following his death in 2019, his widow wishes to provide a memorial bursary in his name, to support young Fife brass musicians.

An award of £1500 is available to the successful applicant.

It is open to people under the age of 25 and can help to cover fees in fulltime mainstream college/university professional brass training, and attendance at specialist courses.

All applications will be considered by the trustees of Fife Festival of Music.

Applications to [email protected] by June 2022.

The successful candidate will be notified by July 30.