Last week saw Eleanor Corr violin win the Gold Medal and first prize of the ROSL Annual Music Competition and prizemoney of £20,000. This is the first violinist to win the top award since 2016. Eleanor and her fellow competitors, Sirius Chau flute, Siân Dicker soprano and Dominic Doutney piano performed at Over-Seas House in front an esteemed industry panel of adjudicators, led by Professor Gavin Henderson CBE. 

Trombone quartet Slide Action won the 68th ROSL Annual Music Competition Mixed Ensembles Section Prize on Tuesday 6 October and were awarded £10,000. Among four ensembles, the ensemble impressed the jury with their exceptional blend and musicianship. 

ROSL is pleased to announce two new Scottish music scholarships to fund course fees for students studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh. 

Dominic Doutney won the 68th ROSL Annual Music Competition Keyboard Section Prize on Tuesday 25 February and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 1 June 2020. Among five keyboard soloists, Dominic’s committed playing won over the audience and jury alike. 

Eleanor Corr violin won the 68th ROSL Annual Music Competition Strings Section Prize on Tuesday 25 February and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 1 June 2020. Among four strings soloists, Eleanor won over the audience and jury with her accomplished and committed playing. 

The Royal Over-Seas League is pleased to announce a brand new ROSL Composition Award for 2020, in association with the London Sinfonietta.