Project information

Music scholarship for the M4P Summer School

Someone described the M4P Summer School as “a musical hug”, and we think that is a pretty good description! As a result of the wide range of courses we offer, our students all get the chance to try something new. We’d like to offer that opportunity to an amateur musician who would otherwise not be a

August 2016 - August 2017

Charity information: Music For People (summer School Of Music)

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  • Need


    Opportunities for amateur musicians to expand their experience have declined in recent years as local authority budgets and courses have bourn the brunt of funding cuts. Our summer school offer the opportunity of an intensive week of musical collaboration and learning.


    Providing a fully funded scholarship for the summer music school will give the opportunity for an amateur musician to experience a week long musical learning experience which they would not otherwise be able to afford to attend.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    We aim to fund at least one scholarship to the 2016 / 17 summer music school


    » We will fundraise from our database and through the big give

    What success will look like

    Success will be receiving the feedback from our students on how much they enjoyed the summer school.

  • Impact


    Long term success would be to see a scholarship student return to the school with greater confidence and ability.


    The running of the summer school has been fully risk accessed and is fully covered by insurance.


    Donors to this project will receive an update in May of each year to let them know how many scholarships we have been able to fund.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £660

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      Amount Heading Description
      £345 Accommodation One week's full board accommodation at Giggleswick school
      £315 Tuition tuition for the full week
  • Background


    The Summer school takes place each year during the first week of August at Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire.


    The students who would not be able to come without a scholarship and the rest of the school who will work collaboratively with them.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have successfully run the summer school for the last nine years. The M4p Summer School of Music is the most comprehensive summer music school in the UK offering an opportunity for students to enjoy a full week of music making across all musical genres.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Kevin John

    We have a dedicated band of volunteer committee members and many former students who give their time during the week of the school.