2019-20 Music Centre Award Holders and Scholars

Here are some of our 2019-20 Music Centre Award holders and Scholars. Click on the links below, to find out more about the students and learn how they have benefited from their awards and scholarships.

Further information about the UEA Music Centre Awards can be found on our Music Centre Award page.

Further information about the UEA Music Scholarships can be found on our Music Scholarship page.

 

2019-20 Music Centre Award holders:

Charles Bernardin (LDC) - Composer

 My interest in music production derives from, ironically enough, quite a philosophical part of me… in all of the producing work I do my goal is always to get the absolute best out of...

Alex Carter (HIS) - Double Bass

I'm Alex and I'm a history student at UEA, specialising in medieval history. I have been playing double bass and bass guitar for 13 years, achieving Grade 8 in 2015. My classical musical...

Ellen Fraser (HSC) - Piano

I'm Ellen. I have been playing the piano since I was six, when my parents heard me trying to work out nursery rhymes on the keyboard and decided to get me some lessons. My love for music has...

Niklas Henderson (CMP) - Cello

I'm Niklas. I have been playing cello since the age of 7 and passed my grade 8 with Distinction in 2015. In my 11 years as a cellist, I have been a Pro Corda Champion with the Bennett...

Jessica Honey (LDC) - Voice (Soprano)

I'm Jess, and I'm studying English Literature at UEA. I've been a Music Centre Award holder since my 1st year and it has been fantastic, as it has supported me in developing my musicianship...

Abigail Langley (ENV) - Oboe

I’m Abi and I’m a BSc Geography student. I have been playing oboe for 12 years gaining grade 8 distinction in 2015. My musical background is dominated by orchestral playing, where I was first...

Lexine Lee (LDC) - Voice (Soprano)

I'm Lexine and I’m studying Drama and English. Since starting choir at school in 2007, I have found an enjoyment for singing and music-making as part of a friendly community. As well as going on...

Konstantin Nicholas Rega (LDC) - Organ

I’m Konstantin Nicholas Rega. I was born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, and currently attend East Anglia's well-known MA in Creative Writing program (with the Ink, Sweat and Tears Scholarship and a...

2019 Music Scholars:

Sophie Frear (PSY) - Voice (Soprano)

I'm Sophie. I'm a self-taught singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Cambridgeshire. I am confident playing the guitar, piano, ukulele, bass guitar and the mandolin, and am also...

Helen Li (MED) - Piano

I’m Helen and I am a medical student at UEA. I have been playing piano since I was 4. I achieved my Grade 8 a few years ago and am now working towards a performance diploma. I have competed...

Matthew Rhodes (MED) - Trumpet

I'm Matthew and I'm a medical student at UEA. I have been playing the trumpet for 10 years, gaining a DipABRSM for this 3 years ago. I also play piano, organ and saxophone and have gained my...