Parasol Foundation Scholarship Programme
10 May 2016
The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts is proud to announce the recipients of the Parasol Foundation Scholarships. The Parasol Foundation in collaboration with The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts (GAMPA) on behalf of the Ministry of Culture designed this programme to help the next generation of musicians and actors develop and have more teaching contact and prep time.
The Scholarship panel, consisted of local musicians Charlie and Helen Chiappe, Kate Lennane and Simon Bolland who is currently performing at the National Theatre in London’s West End.
After an exciting day of auditions, the panel made their choice in what they described as a “Flood of Musical Talent”
The two recipients of the “Excellence and Promise” Scholarships are Darius Oliva (Piano) and Chloe Martinez (Vocal).
They are entitled to one to one tuition in their chosen instrument for a year. The recipient of the “Promise and Potential” Scholarship is Rosie Warne (Saxophone) entitled to one to one tuition in her chosen instrument
There were a further 3 Scholarships offered to students with Financial Hardships as well as continuing with the Ensemble Scholarship Classes for Percussion, Strings and Woodwind.