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£1,020raised of £2,000 target by 25 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to help fund Guy's place at The Royal Academy of Music.

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London, United Kingdom
Time left
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It has been a life long dream of mine to study at The Royal Academy of Music and in December of last year I was thrilled to receive an unconditional offer to study as a postgraduate on the vocal masters course commencing in September 2017. It's a two year course and exactly what I need to further my development as a singer and hopefully set me on a path towards my career ambitions.

Unfortunately, and here is where we get to the nitty-gritty, masters degrees are very expensive. My course fees are £11,120 per year. I have been very lucky to receive an annual scholarship from Academy of £6000, but I still have a considerable way to go. As with a lot of students in the current climate, I am already heavily laden with a large amount of student debt from my undergraduate degree and am really very reluctant to increase that. I have written to many charities, organisations and individuals for help, with little luck. And with the intense training programme I will no longer be able to work full time as a freelance performer and I will be using what meagre savings I have to help cover my costs. This is why I am setting up this JustGiving page.

I will continue to endeavor to raise as much money as possible through other fundraising and singing work, but would absolutely incredibly appreciate any donations that anyone who has come to this page might be able to give. I would be eternally grateful.

As part of this fundraising I am performing in a song recital in Bristol (1:10pm, Wed 6th September @ St Stephen's Church, Bristol) so please do come along, even just to say hello and have a free concert to listen to.

Much love to you all.

Guy x

www.guywithers.co.uk

Check out some new recordings of mine here -

Let Thy Deep Bowl (Handel/Belshazzar) - https://soundcloud.com/guy-withers/let-thy-deep-bowl-handel-belshazzar/s-9nKde

Vainement Ma Bien Aimee (Lalo/Le Roi D'Ys) - https://soundcloud.com/guy-withers/vainement-ma-bien-aimee-lalo-le-roi-dys/s-IhuKG

My Recital - 1:10pm, Wed 6th Sep

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  • Guy Withersa month ago
    Guy Withers

    Guy Withers

    a month ago

    Thank you all for being so generous. We still have a little way to go, but so far I have been very humbled and so grateful for all your donations. Thank you.

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  • Guy Withersa month ago
    Guy Withers

    Guy Withers

    a month ago

    Thank you for everyone that as donated so far. It has been wonderful to have received so much help already. Please do spread the word around! Below is a photo from my most recent production (Armide at The Arcola/Grimeborne 2017)

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  • Guy Withers2 months ago
    Guy Withers

    Guy Withers

    2 months ago

    Today I'm at The Arcola preparing for the opening of Armide on Tuesday. Thank you all for your support so far. Please keep spreading the word around. Much love x

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25

  • Geoffrey & Barbara

    Geoffrey & Barbara

    Sep 13, 2017

    With our love and all good wishes for your undoubted success.

    £20.00

  • Alex Rider

    Alex Rider

    Sep 13, 2017

    Happy birthday x

    £30.00

  • Susanne Frank

    Susanne Frank

    Sep 11, 2017

    We heard you in Don Giovanni back in 2013. That's enough to convince me you should be doing this full-time! Good luck.

    £20.00

  • Liz Wetherell

    Liz Wetherell

    Sep 7, 2017

    Lovely concert yesterday Guy. Lots of good luck with the funding for your course! Liz and Eric xx

    £20.00

  • Michael Stead

    Michael Stead

    Sep 3, 2017

    As they said in Finding Nemo, "Just keep singing, singing, singing" ....... or it might have been "swimming" !?£!$% ;) Whatever, good luck, Guy. Hope the free concert went well. Mike n Sue.

    £20.00

  • Stephane Deschamps

    Stephane Deschamps

    Sep 2, 2017

    Bonne chance Guy ! Nous te souhaitons beaucoup de succès et une très belle carrière.Stéphane et Muriel

    £100.00

  • Deborah Edwards

    Deborah Edwards

    Aug 31, 2017

    Here's hoping this helps!

    £30.00

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Guy Withers

Guy Withers

London, United Kingdom

If you want to learn more about what I have been up to and listen to some recordings take a look at my website - www.guywithers.co.uk

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