RNCM Cellist Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

Postgraduate cellist Abel Selaocoe has been awarded the Biddy Baxter and John Hosier Music Trust 2016 Scholarship.

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Allocated annually to one student from all UK conservatoires, the scholarship – this year totalling £8000 – provides financial support to outstanding young musicians who wish to further their studies.

Professor Linda Merrick, RNCM Principal, said: ‘The Biddy Baxter and John Hosier Music Trust scholarship is one of the most sought after in conservatoire education. Abel is an exceptional cellist and a worthy recipient. I warmly congratulate him on this fantastic news.’

14 March 2016