The Agar Trust
Supporting young musicians in rural Scotland.
Selection of award-winners

Great news that the Agar Trust is giving young musicians the support to make that journey for their music making. Best wishes to the Trust and to all the award winners.
Dame Evelyn Glennie, Percussionist.

Creating music is one of life’s greatest joys. Get on that bus and go for it.
Sally Beamish, Composer.

There are huge numbers of talented young musicians in rural Scotland who face enormous challenges to the development of that talent. The Agar Trust’s focus on supporting these youngsters, across all genres of music, is inspiring and invaluable.
Dougie Pincock, Piper.

April 2019: We are just emerging from another round of grants. What astonishing distances young musicians in rural Scotland travel in order to take up educational opportunities.  See this map of where they all come from.  Click on the individual pins to see their plans.

To see the list of award holders for the last year, click here.

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The next deadline for applications will be 30 September 2019.