Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows has today announced 4 recipients of 2017 Tarisio Trust Young Artist Grants.
This year’s bursary winners are:
- Jocelyn Zhu and Mariella Haubs to be used for their project ‘Concerts for Compassion’ – a new concert series dedicated to the music of artists who have faced adversity in their lives.
- Francisco Vila to be used for his ‘International Music Festival of Esmeralda’ project – a new festival that will allow 32 young South American artists the opportunity to work with members of the Juilliard String Quartet.
- Apoorva Krishna and his ‘Bahudari Composition’ project – the commissioning of a new original instrumental composition by violinist Apoorva Krishna and Indian classical percussionists Vinod Shyamon and Sunaad Anoor.
- The Argus Quartet for their ‘Visual Album of New Works’ project – a visual album of six newly-composed works all of which specifically focus on the bow.
Open to applicants aged between 18 to 35, the US $5000 scholarships have been awarded to support innovative stringed instrument projects – created and driven by young artists.
The 5th 2017 grant winner will be awarded via an online audience poll – from 15 shortlisted candidates.
This year’s jury comprised: violist Kim Kashkashian, Verbier Festival Director Martin Engstroem and the Quatuor Ebène.