Tag Archive: Music Scholarship students

Mar 14 2017

Rocket power: alumna launches crowdfunding campaign

Kent alumna and former Music Scholar, Lena Younes, has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to create a community yoga centre in Brighton, where she lives and teaches. Whilst studying Drama and History at Kent, Lena was a Music Scholarship student, singing with the University Chamber Choir and as a soloist in lunchtime concerts given by the …

Continue reading »

Mar 06 2017

Scholars’ Spotlight: Melody Brooks

Continuing the series profiling Music Scholarship students at the University of Kent. This week, first-year violinist reading Psychology with Forensic Psychology, Melody Brooks. Being part of a musical family and having such a musical name, it seems only natural that would be drawn to music. My parents have fostered in me a love of all …

Continue reading »

Feb 22 2017

Scholars’ Spotlight: Zaneta Balsevic

Continuing the series profiling Music Scholarship students at the University of Kent. This week, first-year studying Music, Zaneta Balsevic. My interest in music was well established from the age of 11. This interest came during a local school concert where I saw a group of string players perform. This had an immediate impact on me …

Continue reading »

Feb 13 2017

Scholars’ Spotlight: Fleur Sumption

Continuing the series profiling Music Scholarship students at the University of Kent. This week, first year Art History student, Fleur Sumption. Ever since I can remember, it seems that constantly being surrounded by music of some kind has had a massive impact on my life. Whether it was my Grandad taking me to various symphonies or …

Continue reading »

Feb 11 2016

Scholars’ Spotlight: Robert Loveless

Continuing the series profiling Music Performance Scholars at the University. This week, first-year flautist and bass reading Computer Science, Robert Loveless. I first started flute back in primary school, where if you wanted music lessons in school, flute was the only option. I gave it a shot and have never looked back since! After a …

Continue reading »

Jan 20 2016

Scholars’ Spotlight: Edward Styles

Continuing the series profiling Music Scholarship students at the University of Kent; this week, first-year Physics student and tuba player, Edward Styles. In the past I have had many musical opportunities in bands and orchestras in an around my county including the Devon Youth Wind Orchestra, Devon County Youth Brass Band and the School band …

Continue reading »

Jul 09 2015

Good musicians make good students

It’s that time of the year when students and their families are thronging to cathedrals in Canterbury and Rochester to take part in their Graduation ceremonies (cue lots of photos of mortar-boards being hurled in celebratory fashion into the air!). This year, we have seven Music Scholarship students graduating, of whom five will be doing …

Continue reading »