Le Yu Wins Yamaha Scholarship

International Artist Diploma (IAD) percussionist Le Yu has won a Yamaha Music Foundation European (YMFE) Scholarship Award following a closely fought contest in London this week.

A total of seven finalists took part in the competition at the Royal Academy’s Duke’s Hall, including fellow RNCM student Jack Stone, and three scholarships were awarded in total.  

Since 1990, YMFE has awarded scholarships worth more than 1 Million EUR in total to over 850 outstanding young musicians all over Europe. Past RNCM recipients include mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge, who graduated in 2011, and pianist Eduard Kunz, who graduated in 2006.

During 2012/13 a total of 43 Scholarships in 29 countries will be awarded to full-time students. 

19 February 2013