2020-21 Music Centre Award Holders and Scholars

Here are some of our 2020-21 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.

 

2020-21 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...

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...

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...

Afonso Froes (BIO) - Bass

My name is Afonso, but everyone in Norwich calls me Fons, and though I dabble on many instruments, my usual music partners are sensible enough to only give me bass gigs. I’m currently in my 2nd...

Lucy Nichols (MTH) - Voice (Soprano)

Hi, I'm Lucy! I'm currently in my final year of a BSc in Mathematics, and I've been performing on stage and singing since the age of 7. Throughout secondary school I performed in many of the...

Polly Maltby (LDC) - Piano

Hi, my name is Polly! I am currently in my first year at UEA studying Drama. I have been doing music from a young age when I started having piano lessons when I was in primary school. Since then,...

Toby Scowcroft-Tay (MED) - Piano/Viola

I'm Toby and I study Medicine at UEA. I started learning piano when I was 4 and violin when I was 5, passing Grade 8 with distinction on both instruments in 2017. I went on to gain a piano...

Wanxian (Yannis) Xu - Zither

I’m Yannis. I have been playing Chinese Zither (Guzheng) for 10 years and remain undiminished enthusiasm. Zither is a traditional plucked instrument with melodious timbre, I came to the UK with a...

2020-21 Music Scholars:

Alfie Dwyer (MED) - French Horn

My name is Alfie and I’m a student paramedic at UEA. I have played the French Horn for 7-8 years now and have achieved grade 8. I was working towards a diploma but unfortunately, a fairly unknown...

Elliott Smith (MED) - Drums

I’m Elliott. I’ve been playing Drums since I was 5, and since then my love for music has grown and I have since self-taught Bass, Guitar, Singing and a little bit of piano. With this, I’ve been...

Rosie Hastings (LDC) - Voice (Soprano)

Hello, my name is Rosie and I study Drama and Creative Writing! I have always had a passion for music and have tried to be as actively involved in all aspects of it throughout my life. Although I...

Sophie Hopkins (DEV) - Voice (Soprano)

Sophie Hopkins is a 19-year-old music scholar from Canterbury. She loves big choral works like the Mozart requiem or Bach's saint Matthew passion, but her favourite must be Handle's Messiah. This...