Dorset Music Service Awards

The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation was honoured to be invited to present awards at the end of season concert for the Dorset Music Service County Ensembles. Over 100 talented young musicians took part in the concert, performing to an audience of over 300 people.  Tickets sales raised more than £1300 and the JTYAF was [...]

Coda Fiddle Orchestra – £2000 Awarded for 2014 JTYAF Music Scholarships

The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation has supported the Coda Fiddle Orchestra for five years, providing music scholarships for students who have been assessed as showing above average ability.  The John Thornton Music Scholarships fund one to one music support and violin tuition, together with the cost of instrument maintenance, sheet music and exam fees. [...]

Sam Inspired By His Visit to CERN

Sam Askew is study A Level Physics and Maths at Ferndown Upper School and was recently awarded a JTYAF Bursary to fund a school trip to Geneva to visit the CERN supercollider.  At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe using some of the [...]