RAB Trust special awards were presented by Helen Michetsläger at the Newark School of Violin Making diploma day on June 29th this year.
Helen, Chair of the RAB Trust, is photographed with Julius Hennicke after presenting the Colin Garett Award for most improved student.
Jahnava Gargallo was presented funding to attend the François Perego varnishing course in Dinan, France.
Marios Pavlou was awarded funding to attend the Oberlin Makers Workshop in Oberlin, Ohio.
Final year students’ instruments were selected and played by the Tedesca Quartet, led by Nic Fallowfield, at the NSVM diploma award ceremony in the evening. Many of the instruments had been made with the help of RAB Trust awards.
Among the instruments selected for quartets were violins by Marios Pavlou, Marina Castellanos Rubio, Laure Clement, Marion Pollart, Alicia Goode, Julius Hennicke. Also violas by Marina, Steven Ebbinhaus , Julius, Marios, and cellos by Julius, Sarah Pipala, Marios and Marion.