Scholars

  • 1856 Arthur Seymour Sullivan
  • 1865 Charles Swinnerton Heap
  • 1871 William Shakespeare
  • 1875 Frederick Corder
  • 1879 Maude Valerie White
  • 1881 Eugene D’Albert
  • 1884 Marie Wurm
  • 1891 Sidney Peine Waddington
  • 1895 Hugh Christopher Wilson
  • 1899 Percy Hilder Miles
  • 1904 George Dyson
  • 1909 Eric William Gritton
  • 1912 Joseph Alan Taffs
  • 1916 Philip Levi
  • 1921 Arthur Lawrence Sandford
  • 1923 Percy Purvis Turnbull
  • 1927 Godfrey Sampson
  • 1929 David Moule Evans
  • 1932 Clifton Ivor Walsworth
  • 1935 Daniel Jenkyn Jones
  • 1938 Patrick Edward Smerdon Piggott
  • 1946 Jocelyn Roy Lubbock
  • 1948 Malcolm Henry Arnold
  • 1950 Kenneth Leighton
  • 1952 John Arthur Neill Lambert
  • 1953 James Sidney George Stevens
  • 1954 William Francis Burt
  • 1956 John Albert Exton
  • 1960 David Leonard Blake
  • 1962 Richard Stoker
  • 1964 Patric Standford
  • 1966 Michael Short
  • 1968 Brian Ferneyhough
  • 1970 Jonathan Lloyd
  • (Special award to Nicola Lefanu)
  • 1972 Nicola Lefanu
  • 1974 Richard Blackford
  • 1976 Ian McQueen
  • 1978 Paul Parkinson
  • 1980 Lionel Sainsbury
  • 1982 Mark Anthony Turnage
  • Steve Martland (PRS/Mendelssohn Scholar)
  • 1984 James Harley
  • 1986 Javier Alvarez
  • 1988 Martin Butler
  • 1992 Philip Cashian
  • 1994 Luminita Spinu
  • 1997 Richard Causton (150th Anniversary)
  • 2000 Luke Bedford
  • 2002 Cheryl Frances-Hoad
  • 2004 Oliver Searle
  • 2006 Nadja Plein
  • 2008 Steven Daverson
  • 2010 Samuel Bordoli
  • 2012 Christian Mason
  • 2014 Arne Gieshof
  • 2016 Nicholas Moroz
  • 2018 Nicholas Morrish
  • Angela Slater