The Agar Trust
Supporting young musicians in rural Scotland.
Gold award winners (in bold) are chosen each time as being those who most reflected the aims and objectives of the Trust.
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Winners March 2017
NameInstrument, Voice Agar Trust Bursary
Alistair Peter Cupples (15) Lochgilphead euphonium & piano   Travel to Junior RCS.
Allan Goodwill (15) Kiltarlity voice bass   Travel to NYCoS Boys Choir.
Archie Drennan (18) Drumnadrochit bagpipes   Travel to NyPBoS Senior band; private tuition.
Bethany Donn (18) Newton Stewart voice   Travel to NyCoS courses.
Caitlin Mackenzie (16) Isle of Lewis voice soprano   Travel to NyCoS training choir.
Callum Robb (15) Innerleithen trumpet/cornet   Travel to NYBBS summer course.
Calum Clark (15) Thurso bagpipes  Travel to NyPBS rehearsals; private tuition.
Calum Craib (16) Benbecula bagpipes   Travel to NyBoS Senior band.
Cassie Findlay (12) Keith fiddle   Attendance at Fochabers Fiddle Week; Moray Music Centre lessons; AIYF.
Chrissie Johnson (18) Melrose violin   Travel to NYoS Symphony.
David Bird (13) South Uist voice   Travel to National Boys Choir.
Fraser Hannah (12) Castle Douglas violin   Travel to SScot course.
Fraser Sharp (20) Banff percussion    Travel to NYoS Symphony courses.
Hamish Drennan (15) Drumnadrochit bagpipes   Travel to College of Piping summer course.
Juliet McKenzie (13) Stornoway voice   Travel to NyCoS Girls course.
Kirsty Ritchie (16) Burghead French horn   Travel to NYoS Senior courses.
Kyle Cameron (12) Rosemarkie bagpipes   Travel to NyPBS.
Lois Ashley (14) Isle of Arran Trumpet   Travel to North Ayrshire Senior Concert Band.
Megan Macleod (16) Benbecula tenor drum   Travel to NyPBoS Senior courses.
Megan Powell-Searles (12) Fochabers bass trombone   Travel to NYoS.
Mitchell Green (15) Melrose voice   Travel to Youth Music Theatre UK, Belfast.
Molly McGregor (16) Rosemarkie violin   End term travel to/from Yehudi Menuhin school.
Oliver Twynham (12) Campbelltown voice   Travel to NyCoS.
Oscar Fish (13) Isle of Lewis voice   Travel to NYCoS Boys course.
Roddy Thomson (17) South Uist bagpipes   Travel to NyPBoS Development Band.
Ruaraidh Williams (15) Turriff 'cello   Travel to NYoS Junior; Aberdeenshire Youth Orchestra; Grampian Youth Orchestra.
Sandy Scott Brown (15) Inverness 'cello   Attendance at Cello Gathering course, Blandford.
Steven James Spence (13) Kirkwall voice (tenor); trombone   Travel to NYCoS Boys; NYBBS.
Sylvie Lawson (14) Ardrishaig violin   Travel to NYOS Senior courses.
Teresa Ho (11) Newton Stewart violin   Travel to SScot course; November Play Away Day.
Tiegan Holroyd (16) Lochgilphead flute/piano   Travel to Junior RCS.
Vanessa Ho (12) Newton Stewart flute   Travel to SScot course; November Play Away Day.
Zoe Hodi (16) Auldearn violin   Travel to NYOGB and NYO Inspire.
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Winners October 2016
NameInstrument, Voice Agar Trust Bursary
Benji Maybury (14) Selkirk flute/alto sax   Travel to Junior RCS.
Bethany Walsh (17) Isle of Arran fiddle  Travel to Junior RCS.
Caitlin Jupp (14) Portmahomack violin   HYRO rehearsals and concerts, Inverness, Aviemore.
Cameron Grant (18) Insch guitar   Travel to private lessons, Dunkeld.
Chloe Urquhart (14) Portree violin   Attendance at HYSO rehearsals and concerts.
David McDonald (15) Moffat violin   Travel to Junior RCS.
Eve Maxwell (15) Ardrishaig voice   Travel to private lessons + Ann Lampard Song School residential, Skye.
Fergus Bryce (16) Evanton drums   Travel to NyPBoS rehearsals and concerts.
Findlay Spence (19) Fortrose 'cello   Travel to RCM, London.
Hannah Wyness (15) Jedburgh fiddle   Travel to Folkestra rehearsals and concerts, Newcastle.
Hattie McGregor (13) Rosemarkie 'cello   Travel to Yehudi Menuhin school, Surrey.
Ivan Arthur Davies (11) Spean Bridge 'cello   Attendance at HYRO rehearsals and concerts Inverness and Aviemore.
Jake Tickle (12) Dingwall voice   Travel to private tuition on Skye.
Jazmine McCathie (10) Dalbeattie violin   Private lessons; Suzuki workshop, Glasgow.
Kaitlin Ross (20) Hill of Fearn voice   Private lessons, Glasgow.
Katy Watters (15) Melrose piano   Travel to St Mary's Music School; Glasgow Music Festival.
Kirsty Grant (11) Dunbeath violin/fiddle   Travel to Junior RCS.
Lani O'Neill (17) Dumfries bagpipes   Travel to private lessons, Perth; NYPB rehearsals.
Lucy Rowan (13) Moffat piano   Travel to Junior RCS.
Lucy Walsh (14) Isle of Arran flute   Travel to Junior RCS.
Martha Spence (13) Fortrose violin   Travel to private lessons, Edinburgh.
Merryn Biss (13) Stromeferry violin   Attendance at HYSO rehearsals and concert.
Micah Scott (17) Guardbridge Tuba   Travel to JRCS + private violin lessons.
Naomi Chattington (18) Papa Westray voice   Attendance at Ann Lampard Song School, SMO.
Oliver Clark (18) Forres 'cello   Travel to conservatoire auditions.
Rachel Spence (17) Fortrose viola   Travel to NYOS courses and concerts.
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