The Agar Trust
Supporting young musicians in rural Scotland.
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Awards March 2019
NameInstrument, VoiceAgar Trust Bursary
Amy Paterson, Argyll & Bute Tenor Horn Attendance at NYBBoS residential course.
Aiva Harper, Caithness Violin Travel  for Shetland Fiddlers tuition & practices in Perth/Edinburgh.
Alannah Logue, Western Isles Voice Travel to NYCOS residential and concert.
Alexander Scott-Brown, Inverness 'Cello Attendance at International Cello Gathering, Blandford; Junior RCS; NYOS Symphony Orchestra.
Archie Drennan, Inverness Bagpipes Travel to NYPBoS Senior Band.
Ashleigh Jarmson, Shetland ViolinTravel to lessons at NESMS; GYO rehearsals & concert.
Blythe Bullen, Caithness Violin Attendance at SScoTcourse, Dunblane.
Bronagh Gibb, Dumfries & Galloway Highland Drumming Travel to NYPBoS rehearsal days & concert.
Calum Dunbar, Inverness Bagpipes Travel to Pipe & Drumming course, Sabhal Mor Ostaig.
Cara McFadzean, Argyll & Bute Flugelhorn Attendance at NYBBS summer course.
Catherine Mackay, Ross & Cromarty Viola Travel to NYO Inspire; NYOS Senior Orchestra.
Christopher Taylor, Moray Violin Travel to NYOS Junior Orchestra  residentials.
Darcey Thomson, Moray 'Cello and voice Travel to NYOS Senior orchestra; termly travel  to St Mary's school.
Dean Gibson, Aberdeenshire Trumpet Travel to NYOS senior orchestra, Strathallan.
Dougal Masterson, Ross & Cromarty Voice: choral soprano Travel to NYCOS residential & concert.
Edward Clark, Moray 'Cello Travel to NYOS Junior. 
Elizabeth Mackenzie, Western Isles Voice Soprano Travel to NYCoS Residential Course.
Emily Davidson, Western Isles Trumpet Travel to NYOS Brass residential summer school.
Fraser Hannah, Dumfries & Galloway Violin Travel to NYOS Junior residentials + concerts.
Gavin Marnoch, Western Isles Viola Travel to NYOS Symphony Courses.
Gillie O'Flaherty, Ross & Cromarty Guitar and piano Termly travel to the Riverside Music College, Glasgow.
Hamish Drennan, Inverness Bagpipes Travel to NYPBoS Senior Rehearsals & performances.
Harriet Fyfe, Sutherland Tuba Travel to NYOS Senior courses.
Harrison Gibb, Dumfries & Galloway Bagpipes Travel to NYPBoS rehearsals & concert.
Hattie McGregor, Ross & Cromarty 'Cello Termly travel to Yehudi Menuhin school.
Holly Helbert, Argyll & Bute Bassoon Attendance at NYWE Intermediate summer school, RCS.
Isy Maclean, Skye & Lochalsh   Clarsach Travel to Edinburgh International Harp Festival.
Jack Macarthur, Western Isles Voice Travel to NYCOS Residential week.
Jake Tickle, Ross & Cromarty Voice Attendance at singing lessons and performances on Skye.
Joseph Hamilton, Dumfries & Galloway Violin Attendance at NYOS training ensemble summer course.
Juliet McKenzie, Western Isles Soprano voice & violin Attendance at NYCOS girls choir week and concerts. 
Kara Taylor, Aberdeenshire 'Cello and Piano Termly travel to RNCM.
Kieran Ho, Dumfries & Galloway Violin Attendance at SScot summer school. 
Kirsty Grant, Caithness Violin Attendance at SScot summer school.
Kyle Cameron, Ross & Cromarty Bagpipes Travel to NYPBoS Development Band rehearsals, workshops and concert.   
Luke Francis, Inverness Voice - Baritone Attendance at NYCoS residential week & performance.
Mhairi Macleod, Western Isles Voice - Soprano Attendance at NYCoS National girls choir 2019 training choir section residential & concert.
Molly McGregor, Ross & Cromarty Violin Termly travel to Yehudi Menuhin School.
Oliver Clark, Moray 'Cello Termly travel to RNCM.
Oliver Kinghorn, Inverness Bagpipes, small pipes Travel to NYPBoS rehearsals & workshop.
Oscar Fish, Western Isles Trumpet Attendance at NYoS course and concert.
Penny Fish, Western Isles Voice Attendance at NYCoS course and concert.
Rory Robson, Ross & Cromarty Bagpipes Travel to NYPBoS practices & concerts.
Ruairidh Kelly, Ross & Cromarty Bagpipes Travel to Piping and drumming residential course Sabhal Mor Ostaig.
Ruairidh Poll, Lochaber Alto Saxophone Attendance at NYOS Jazz Summer School, Skye.
Ruiraidh Drennan, Inverness Bagpipes Travel to Piping and Drumming course, Sabhal Mor Ostaig.
Steven Spence, Orkney Trombone Travel to NYBBoS Easter and Summer schools.
Talia Graham, Western Isles Voice Attendance at NYCOS residential.
Teresa Ho, Dumfries & Galloway Clarinet Attendance at SScot Summer School. 
Vanessa Ho, Dumfries & Galloway Flute Attendance at SScot Summer School. 
Tom Blunt, Western Isles Trumpet Attendance at NYOS spring & summer courses.
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Awards September 2018
NameInstrument, VoiceAgar Trust Bursary
Aidan Grant, Moray Fiddle/guitar/piano/bass guitar/drums Weekly travel to Buckie to study Higher Music Technology.
Caitlin Jupp, Ross & Cromarty Violin Attendance at Highland Region Youth Orchestra.
Callum Clark, Caithness Bagpipes Travel to NYPB rehearsals and concerts; private tuition.
Catriona Mackenzie, Ross & Cromarty Piano Travel/expenses for Conservatoire auditions.
Catriona Macleod, Inverness Flute/ saxophone Attendance at Highland Regional Youth Orchestra.
Daniella Allori, Inverness FluteAttendance at Highland Regional Youth Orchestra.
Darroch Wood, Dumfries & Galloway Accordion Attendance at Accordion Techniques course, Edinburgh.
David McDonald, Dumfries & Galloway Accordion Weekly travel to Junior RCS.
David Bird, Western Isles Voice Travel to National Boys Choir course & concerts.
Ellie Arnold, Dumfries & Galloway Accordion Attendance at Accordion Techniques course, Edinburgh.
Eve Maxwell, Argyll & Bute Voice - classical soprano Travel to voice lessons; Glasgow music festivals.
Evie Mae Kellett, Argyll & Bute Violin Attendance at Festival of Strings Day, Dundee.
Finn Turnbull, Argyll & Bute Violin Attendance at Festival of Strings Day, Dundee
Findlay Spence, Ross & Cromarty 'Cello Termly travel to Royal College of Music.
Gavin Johnson, Argyll & Bute Tuba Attendance at NBB championships, London; NYBBoS Easter and summer courses.
Georgie Smith, Badenoch & Strathspey Viola Travel to conservatoire auditions.
Ivan Davies, Lochaber 'Cello, piano Termly travel to Chethams music school.
Kyle Anderson, Dumfries & Galloway Accordion Attendance at Accordion Techniques course,
Lucy Rowan, Dumfries & Galloway Piano, flute Weekly travel to Junior RCS.
Martha Spence, Ross & Cromarty Violin Travel to lessons in Edinburgh.
Merryn Stephenson, Orkney Violin Monthly travel to RCS Juniors.
Mitchell MacPherson, Argyll & Bute Violin Attendance at Highland Young Musicians.
Neil McCracken, Argyll & Bute Piano Weekly travel to Jazz Juniors at RCS.
Oliver Hagmann, Dumfries & Galloway Violin Weekly travel to RCS Juniors.
Rachel Spence, Ross & Cromarty Viola Termly travel to Royal Academy of Music.
Ruairidh Gray, Western Isles Voice - Gaelic Monthly travel to RCS Juniors.
Shannon Davies, Dumfries & Galloway Tenor Drum Travel to NYPB and Glasgow Police Pipe Band rehearsals.
Tom Donkin, Dumfries & Galloway Bassoon and piano Weekly travel to RCS Juniors.
Wilfie Porteous, Dumfries & Galloway Voice - classical Weekly travel to RSNO junior chorus.
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