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Applicants are requested to submit a preliminary audition disc with their application, which should include the applicant's own choice of

1) a movement from a Bach solo 'Cello Suite

2) a Popper etude

3) a concerto movement


Candidates selected to play an audition on 21th March 2018 will be required to play the following programme from memory:

BACH - Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello: Prelude to Suite 4 in E flat

GLAZUNOV - Melody Op.20 No.1

HAYDN - Cello Concerto in D major


The adjudicator reserves the right to hear all or part of the above works, and to withhold the award if the necessary standard is not attained.  The successful candidate will be asked to discuss study plans with the Trustees and to submit a report on completion of the scholarship year.



A good quality audition cassette or disc and completed entry form, together with written recommendation from the Applicant's current teacher and an entry fee of £10 must be sent to the Competition Secretary to be received by 31st January 2018.  Preliminary results will be notified by Wednesday 14th February 2018.


For an application form write to:                   Kate Beresford

                                                                     Hon Competition Secretary

                                                                     Muriel Taylor Scholarship

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Muriel Taylor Scholarship Competition 2018

Registered Charity Number 263232


Age limit:                                          Not less than 17 and not more than 23 on 31st March 2018

Closing date for applications:        31st January 2018

Notification of selection:               By 14 February 2018

Competition audiotion:                   Wednesday 21 March 2018

Competition venue:                        The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street, London SE1 8ST

Award:                                  £5,000