In January, we opened applications for Round 3 of our Francis Chagrin Awards,* with an eligibility focus on composers and music creators aged 18-25. We received many strong applications, and are delighted to announce today the 12 awardees of Round 3. Each composer will receive a grant of up to £500 to invest in their creative and professional development.
The winners are:
- Isaac Boothman
- Yasmine Dankwah
- Manon McCoy
- Róise McHugh
- Ben Middle
- Shaye Poulton Richards
- Phoenix Rousiamanis
- Mathis Saunier
- Philippo Simone Simonetti-Ruiz
- Maple Ward
- The Yard Woman
To discover more about the Round 2 awardees and their work, click on their names and visit their composer profiles. Read about previous winners of the Francis Chagrin Award.
Round 3 of the Francis Chagrin Awards was made possible thanks to the generous support of Old Possum’s Practical Trust.
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*In April 2020, the Francis Chagrin Awards were temporarily repurposed into the Covid-19 Composer Awards to offer immediate support for composers during the Covid-19 pandemic.