The Percival-Hart Fund

Established in 1959 and endowed by Miss Ethel Mary Percival-Hart in memory of her father for the encouragement of singing. Manchester and Sheffield are especially mentioned and for many years one of the regular recipients of a grant has been the Manchester Mid-Day Concerts Society in order to stage its recitals for young musicians.

 

The Fund is administered by the Donations and Awards Committee for discretionary awards; it doesn't provide prizes as such, just funding for occasional appeals.

 

Recent Funding Includes:

February 1995 - Clonter Opera & National Opera Studio

January 1997 - Clonter Opera & Live Music Now & National Opera Studio

March 1998 - Clonter Opera & National Opera Studio

March 1999 - National Opera Studio

July 1999 - Clonter Opera

October 1999 - Manchester Midday Concerts

March 2000 - Manchester Midday Concerts & National Opera Studio

January 2001 - Manchester Midday Concerts & National Opera Studio & RNCM (Rebecca Fox)

February 2002 - RNCM (Stephen Pascoe)

July 2002 - RNCM (Jenny Blyth)

January 2005 - Clonter Opera

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