Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

Matthew Schellhorn

Matthew Schellhorn is crowdfunding

raised of £400 target by 15 supporters

Weʼre raising £400 to help fund a sacred music composition prize

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered nonprofit.

The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.


The Covid-19 situation has seen a hugely detrimental effect on the arts sector, and musicians have been amongst the most adversely impacted. I hope this prize will provide an incentive to be creative and to build up a working relationship with other professional musicians as we support each other.

The Prize offers a monetary award and the winner will also have his or her composition performed by a professional choir during Mass on Christmas Eve at St Mary Moorfields Catholic Church in the City of London. (Should the Covid-19 situation preclude this performance, another performance opportunity will be arranged.)

It is open to composers aged between 18 and under 30 or under on the closing date, regardless of nationality, who are studying, or have studied, at any conservatoire or university in England or Wales.

Entries will be judged by a panel of professional musicians, including the winner of the inaugural Prize, Marco Galvani.

Full details are at

Share this story



  • Matthew Schellhorn8 days ago
    Matthew Schellhorn

    Matthew Schellhorn

    8 days ago

    We are 95% there! £20 more and we reach the goal for this year's prize! Many thanks again to those who have already donated!

    Share this update to help us raise more

  • Matthew Schellhorn22 days ago
    Matthew Schellhorn

    Matthew Schellhorn

    22 days ago

    We're at 82% – thank you so much to everyone! #KeepMusicAlive

    Share this update to help us raise more

  • Matthew Schellhorn1 month ago
    Matthew Schellhorn

    Matthew Schellhorn

    1 month ago
    Update from the Page owner

    We're halfway there! Thank you to all who have donated so far! This fund will make a huge difference to our cause.

    Share this update to help us raise more

1 month ago

Matthew Schellhorn started crowdfunding

Leave a message of support

Page last updated on: 10/19/2020 20.16



  • Charles Melville Wright

    Charles Melville Wright

    Oct 19, 2020



  • Anonymous


    Oct 19, 2020


  • Anonymous


    Oct 12, 2020

    Good luck Matthew and I hope you reach your target. All best as ever.


  • Faculty of Liturgical Musicians

    Faculty of Liturgical Musicians

    Oct 5, 2020

    We at the FLM applaud you for establishing this prize.


  • PattivFordyce


    Oct 5, 2020

    Sorry it's taken so long...


  • Peter McPatrick

    Peter McPatrick

    Sep 28, 2020

    Well done. Splendid initiative.

  • A.Whelan


    Sep 27, 2020

Matthew Schellhorn

Become a supporter

Help Matthew Schellhorn raise more

About the fundraiser
Matthew Schellhorn

Matthew Schellhorn


Described as a pianist of “searching intelligence and magnificent technique”, British musician Matthew Schellhorn has a distinctive profile displaying consistent artistic integrity and a commitment to bringing new music to a wider audience.

Report this Page