Hester Dickson Duo Prize

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In memory of Hester Dickson, Malcolm Martineau’s mother and founding staff pianist on the course, this prize covers majority course fees for a singer and pianist to develop their special ensemble relationship.

2023 recipients of the Hester Dickson Duo Prize will be chosen following the application deadline of Fri 12th May 2023. Please submit a bursary letter and recording at the point of application explaining why you would benefit from the award.

Previous recipients of the prize:

2022 Rachel Ridout, Soprano and Ilan Kurtser, Accompanist

2021 Course cancelled due to pandemic

2020 Course cancelled due to pandemic

2019 Rose Stachniewska, Soprano and Marianna Abrahamyan, Accompanist

2018 Ted Black, Tenor and Rachel Fright, Accompanist

2017 Sinead O’Kelly, Mezzo-soprano and Fionnuala Ward, Accompanist

2016 Andrew Randall, Baritone and Bernard Tan, Accompanist