Yamaha Music Foundation Scholarship Program
Yamaha, one of the world‘s largest manufacturers of musical instruments, established the Yamaha Music Foundation (YMF) in Tokyo in 1966. The purpose of this foundation is to stimulate interest in the playing and enjoyment of music amongst people from all over the world.
The Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe (YMFE) is a European non-profit making charity that – above all – is dedicated to supporting talented music students in Europe.
Since 1990, YMFE has awarded scholarships worth more than 1 Million EUR to over 900 outstanding young musicians all over Europe.
Regulations may vary depending on the country.
Applicants are to download and fill out the application form and to send it to the appropriate contact address together with a recording of two titles.
- Please make sure to send a CD, DVD or Mini Disc with your recordings together with the application form.
- The length of the two recorded pieces should not exceed 20min for each recording and the two pieces should represent two different styles.
- The quality of the sound does not have an effect on the later selection process.
The closing date for applications for the 2015/2016 Scholarships is November 30th 2015.