Decca Records has announced an online auction for its dedicated Decca Fellowship, which helps young artists overcome any obstacles they may face when entering the classical world. Artists and friends of Decca generously donated exclusive items and experiences to raise funds for this important cause. The online auction will air on July 6, 2021 from 4 p.m. BST via Omega Auctions. Prizes will include VIP tickets to meet world music icon Andrea Bocelli, an original score of Blue Planet II by Hans Zimmer and an exclusive Pavarotti artwork by Will McNally.
“At Decca, we can see firsthand the power of music; inspire, appease, bring together, communicate with passion and emotion. It is in this spirit that we are so proud that, through the Decca Fellowship, we can support the first fundamental steps in music in its many forms, ”said Laura Monks, Co-Managing Director of Decca Records.
The Decca scholarship
After celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2019, Decca Records supported the launch of a new Universal Music UK Sound Foundation Fellowship which aims to nurture a new generation of young musicians and composers in the UK and help them start their journey. musical. The mission of the Decca scholarship is to help children afford a classical music education, regardless of their financial situation. The Decca Scholarship provides grants to children residing in the UK, funding tuition, purchase or rental of instruments / equipment and classical music lessons, and also provide funding to schools across the UK. United to buy new classical instruments for traveling lessons. So far, the Decca Scholarship has awarded scholarships worth £ 20,000 to schools and individuals and has received over 200 applications. Following the tremendous achievements of the initial applicants, the Decca Fellowship 2021 online auction aims to help and support more young musicians early in their musical journey.
Prices include exclusive items and experiences
The prices will include:
Andrea Bocelli – VIP concert tickets with Meet & Greet Hans Zimmer – signed CD and original score of Blue Planet II Exclusive work Pavarotti by Will McNally Max Richter – a signed copy of Max Richter’s manuscript for On the Nature of Daylight Sheku & Brimah Kanneh -Mason – Online Conversation and Signed Collector’s Edition, LP Cover, Notepad and House of Music Book Katherine Jenkins – signed dress Jess Gillam – recording session and meeting with Jess Lise Davidsen – private Q&A Benjamin Grosvenor – 2 tickets for the BBC Proms with a Meet & Greet backstage Karl Jenkins – score signed Adiemus, conductor baton signed Andrew Lloyd Webber – tickets for Cinderella plus Andrew Lloyd Webber program and soundtrack signed CD Milos – a guitar lesson personal (via Zoom) Aurora – handwritten lyrics by Runaway Gregory Porter – virtual chat and hang out Tom Jones – a signed commemorative frame by Tom J ones including the first six singles of Tom’s top 5 Decca! A vinyl cutting session at Abbey Road studios
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