Thank You

Thank You

We would like to thank those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who have contributed to the College and who continue to support us.


Business Support

Arts and Business Cymru
Bad Wolf
Catering Academy
John Lewis Partnership
Penderyn Distillery
Unite Students
Western Power Distribution



Julie Barclay
Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD
The Biss Family
Philip Carne MBE FRWCMD and Christine Carne FRWCMD
Professor Indira Carr
Hywel and Mary George
Linda and Tony Hill
Huw and Jacqui Jenkins
The late Leonard and Marian Jones
The late Peter Kearney
The late Barbara Knapton and Kathleen Cavill
The family of the late Sir Charles Mackerras CBE FRWCMD
Eluned H McGrenery
Aled Miles
Gregory Nasmyth and the Hon. Samantha Rowe-Beddoe
Robin and Sophia Neill
Richard Parry in memory of Marjorie Spencer
The late Gwenllian Phillips in memory of her husband
Dr David Pollak
Eileen Price
Janet Price FRWCMD
The late Trevor Pugsley
John Rath and John Underwood
The late Ron Redwood
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD
Alan Rogers
The late Jacqueline Skarvellis
Sir Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD
Sir Howard Stringer FRWCMD and Lady Jennifer Stringer
Peter and Janet Swinburn
Peter, Babs and Debs Thomas
UK Friends of The Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Foundation
The late Neil Haydn Webber
Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE FRWCMD


The Chairs’ Circle

Lord Mervyn Davies CBE
John Derrick and Preben Oeye
Roger Munnings CBE and Karen Munnings
The Lord Rowe-Beddoe DL
Atlantic Property Development PLC (Babs Thomas)


Public Bodies

Arts Council of Wales
First Campus
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Welsh Government


Trusts and Foundations

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
The Ashley Family Foundation
British Schools & Universities Foundation
The Carne Trust
The Clive and Sylvia Richards Charity
The Colwinston Charitable Trust
Community Foundation Wales
The Darkley Trust
The Dyfrig and Heather John Charitable Trust
The Fenton Arts Trust
The Foyle Foundation
The Gareth Jones Trust
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The Girdlers’ Company
The Gwendoline & Margaret Davies Charity
The Helen Rachael Mackaness Charitable Trust
The Hodge Foundation
The John MacIntyre Memorial Trust
The Joseph Strong Fraser Trust
The Leverhulme Trust
The Lloyd George Asia Foundation
The Mackintosh Foundation
The Mosawi Foundation
The Noël Coward Foundation
The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund
The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
Sophie’s Silver Lining Fund
The Spielman Charitable Trust
The Universal Music Sound Foundation
The Waterloo Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Musicians


Transform Appeal

We would like to thank all donors to the recent Transform Appeal, including those who choose to remain anonymous.

Wei Hong Duan • Yimei McCabe • The Mosawi Foundation • James and Andrea Clarke • Reed and Christine Halladay • Norris and Tori Whitmore

CPA Global • Alan and Maggie Peterson • Alan Rogers • Western Power Distribution

Alison Atkins Crowther • Sir Anthony and Lady Evans • Scott and Lynsey Fisher • Danny and Carmela Hargreaves • Paul and Mary Higgins • Sara Pearce • Gareth Skelding and Rhys Griffiths • Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD and Mercedes Stoutzker • Peter and Janet Swinburn • Edward Thomas FRWCMD and Nathalie Thomas • Alan and Susanne Thomas • Causeway • Welsh Government • Gregory Nasmyth and The Hon. Samantha Rowe-Beddoe • Hywel and Elizabeth Ball • Carol Bell • British Schools and Universities Foundation • Kate Burton FRWCMD • David and Annwen Carey-Evans • William and Rhiannon Carey-Evans • Clive and Isobel Carr • Alexander Chandler and Laura Bottega • Christopher and Andrea Costa • James Cronin and Simon Pearson • John Derrick and Preben Oeye • Charles H Duggan • Anita George • Hywel and Mary George • Christopher and Caroline Hacking • Antares Trust • Peter and Cynthia Hardy • Huw and Jacqui Jenkins • Nancy Lee • Jeremy and Julie Llewelyn • Capt Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards KVCO GCSt J RD JPRNR FRWCMD • Lloyd George Asia Foundation • Lord and Lady MacGregor • Christopher Moorsom • Sir Idris Pearce CBE TD DL • Mark and Denise Poulton • Great Western Railway • The Red Butterfly Foundation • Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD • Martyn and Anne Ryan • Kenneth and Hazel Sievewright • Michael and Heather Slade • John and Susan Stanion • The Viscountess St Davids • Steinway & Sons • Rod and Julie Stevenson • Lucy Stout • Claire Thomsett • Liza Todd Tivey • Werner and Elizabeth Walbroel • Robin Wilkinson and Ken Watters


Patron Connect Gold

John and Manon Antoniazzi • Dr Carol Bell • Geraint Talfan Davies OBE • Janet Davies • John Derrick and Preben Oeye • Professor Helena Gaunt • Hywel and Mary George • Brian Gilbert • Ray Holman • Hywel Ceri and Morwenna Jones • Christine Lewis OBE • Nic Lloyd – Malvern Theatres • Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards FRWCMD • Christopher and Mere Moorsom • Sir Idris Pearce • Alan Peterson OBE and Maggie Peterson • Sir Antony and Lady Reardon Smith • Sylvia Richards • Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD and Lucy Stout • Betsan Roberts • Babs Thomas OBE • Robin Wilkinson and Kenneth Watters • Ted and Val Yates


Patron Connect

Dame Hilary Boulding DBE FRWCMD • George Caird • Ken Griffin • Keith James OBE and Linda James • Graham and Dorothy Jones • Rhiannon Jones • Ragnheidur Ólafsdóttir • Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD • Sir Paul and Lady Silk • Simon Smail CBE • Howard Weeks


College Connect Gold

Doug and Pandora Allin • Jonathan Brown • Dr Mary Browning • Professor Paul Cantrill and Mrs Beryl Cantrill • Douglas Dalwood • Mark Davies • Sonia Davies • Mr Christopher Greene and Annmaree O’Keeffe • Clare Kimber • Suzanne Pari • Michael Pierce and Steven Tyrer • Nicholas Pollock • Cynthia Pulsford • Cynthia Roberts • Paul Rothwell • Mathew Talfan FRWCMD • Judith Mary Tanner • Roger and Rhian Thomas • Muriel Weeks • Brian Weir • Judith Wilkins • Gareth Williams • Marie Wood • Louise Wymer


College Connect

Scott Allin • David Bacon • David Botterill • R & A Botterill • Jenny Broughton MBE • Ann E Bryan • Janet Dewes • Dr Andrew Donlan • Timothy and Alison Down • The Emlyn Jones Family • Helen and Glyn Evans • Jennifer Anne Gent • Philip Gibbins • John Green • Edwina Hart MBE FRWCMD • Nick Hawkins • Andrew Healy • Ray Heath • Geoff Hollett • Peter and Jane Hordley • Gloria Jenkins • Gwenan Jenkins-Jones • Barbara and Merfyn Jones • Mrs J C Jones • Richard and Jenny Jones • Diana Langmaid • David Lermon • Professor Julie Lydon OBE • Liz and Gary Maloney • Geraldine Martin • Anthony and Rosemary Mason • Linda Nash • William O’Farrell • Shirley Parry • Dr Heather Payne • Mike Perry • Lynne Plummer • Ceridwen Roberts • Sylvia Robert-Sargeant • Ann Saalbach and Peter Bryant • Dr Martin Sage • Sharron Scott • Kate Stokes Davies • Jemma Terry • Gareth and Trish Thomas • Hilary Thomas • Jane and Mike Tooby • Louisa Turner • Sara and Harry West • Mark White • Timothy White • Sheila Whitfield • Susan Whitford • Susan Whitford • Robin and Sally Young


Friends Connect

David Allen • Len and Kath Bartlett • Judith Bond • Paul Bowen • Patricia and Ken Brinkworth • Marilyn Broadstock • Rita Burtch • Carol Cobert • Rose Coles • Joyce Davidson • Jean Davies • Tamsin Evans • John R Evans • Janet and Gareth Evans • Miriam Evans • Peter and Jill Ferdinando • Fred and Betty Fox • Jane Gibson • Brian Gilbert • Eluned Goode • Rees Govier • Wendy Grey-Lloyd • Vera Griffith • Bette Griffiths • David Harris • Tony and Suzanne Hazell • Eryl Hicks • Colin Hicks • Duncan Hockridge • Patricia Holbrook • Catherine Holden • Elisabeth Hotchkiss • Alun and Rhiannon John • Howard Johnson • Kathleen Jones • Leslie Jones • Olivia Jones • Alison and David Kitchen • Amanda Lakin • Judith Land • Ann Lewis • Doreen Marshall and David Harris • Alan and Pauline Matthews • Jan Matty • Eluned McGrenery • Rod McKerlich • Christine Mullins • John Anthony Napier • Jane Newman • Lesley and John Noaks • Marian and Colin Oliver • John and Margaret Phillips • William Roberts • Ceri Rossiter • Vera and Pat Ruddock • Kerry Russell • Emma Salter • Michael and Anne Scales • Dennis and Daphne Sellwood • David Singleton • C and O Sirrell • Terrence and Janet Smith • Col R A & Mrs R M Taylor • Andrew Teal • Dewi and Betty Thomas • Margaret Thomas • Maureen Thomas • Godfrey and Marjorie Thomis • John Tolan • Maria Tucker • Franz Von Habsburg • Rita White • Karen Whitecross • Susan Whitford • Chris Woolley • Michael Young



Thank you to all those Individuals, Trusts and Businesses who provide a Prize at the College.

Father Paul Bigmore • Bridgewood & Neitzert • Cardiff Business Club • Cardiff New Theatre Society (1965-1997) • Cardiff Violins • Crowthers of Canterbury • Siân Cobb and Grace Gilmore-James • Sara Codrington • Sean Crowley, Ian Evans and Dave Roxburgh • Siân Davies and Janice Rees • June Emerson Wind Music • The Daniel Emlyn Davies Award • The Prudence Emlyn-Jones Fund • The English Speaking Union • The Eifion Evans Memorial Award • Ev-entz • Edmond Fivet CBE FRWCMD • All Flutes Plus • Principal Helena Gaunt • Brian Gilbert • The Lucille Graham Trust • Guitar Circus • Harlequin Agency • The late Mr John Hinley • The John Ireland Trust • Just Flutes • The Valetta Iacopi Memorial Prize and Mrs Joann Holbrough • Howarth of London • The Jon Awards Trust • Ursula Jones PhD OBE • Mrs JM Lawton of Oswestry • The late Mabel Linwood Christopher • Anne Loveland • Crispin Lowrey • The Midori Matsui Memorial Prize • Mrs E H McGrenery • John Mills • Chris Mowat and David Triggel • The Musicians’ Union • Hannah O’Keefe • Stella Patrick and friends • Peter Symonds’ College • Hugh Phillips • Côr Meibion Pontypridd • Eileen Price • The Florence Mary Proctor Scholarship • The late Trevor Pugsley • John Rath and John Underwood • The Royal Welch Fusiliers • Vanessa Refson • Kym Roberts • Lord Rowe-Beddoe • The late David Seligman OBE FRWCMD and the Philippa Seligman legacy • The Sharp Family and Declan Hamilton • The late Mrs Edith Thomas • The John Thomas (Merthyr Tydfil) Memorial Award • Elizabeth Varney • The late Marcia Watts • Beryl Weale • Philippa Whitelaw Yardley Award • Lady Veena Williams • The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales • The late Dr David Wynne Thomas


We remain immensely grateful to those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who gave their support to our Capital Campaign: A Stage for Success. The new training and performance spaces at the College provided the foundation for a new phase in the College’s history.

Welsh Government • University of South Wales • Cardiff Council • Higher Education Funding Council for Wales • Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD • The Foyle Foundation • The Garfield Weston Foundation • The Linbury Trust • The Wolfson Foundation • MADSU Ltd, the RWCMD Students’ Union • Anthony and Elizabeth Bunker • Diane and Henry Engelhardt CBE • Hywel and Mary George • Prof and Mrs David Halton FRWCMD • The late John Hinley • Peter and Anne Mathias • Vincent McNabb • Christopher Nott • Sir David and Lady Prosser • The Lord and Lady Rowe-Beddoe • The late David Seligman OBE FRWCMD and the Philippa Seligman legacy • Sir Howard and Lady Stringer FRWCMD • The late Dame Elizabeth Taylor and family • Edward Yates • The Clore Duffield Foundation • The Coutts Charitable Trust • The Dunard Fund • The Foundation for Sport and the Arts • The G C Gibson Charitable Trust • The Gwendoline and Margaret Davies Charity • The Idlewild Trust • The Landfill Community Fund • The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust • Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement • The Waterloo Foundation • Boomerang • Capital Law LLP • Champagne Pommery • Davis Langdon • Grant Thornton • Hilton Cardiff • Helical Bar Wales plc • Land Securities • Liberty Living • Pitney Bowes • PMH Properties • St David’s 2 • Steinway & Sons • Western Power Distribution • Professor John Andrews CBE • Owain Arwel Hughes FRWCMD • Pippa Bartolotti • Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD • Hilary Boulding • Rob Brydon FRWCMD • Professor Indira Carr • Philip Carne FRWCMD & Christine Carne FRWCMD • Elizabeth & Edmond Fivet CBE FRWCMD • Brian Gilbert • Ioan Gruffudd FRWCMD • Terry Hands FRWCMD • Valerie Hodges • David Jackson • Dr Karl Jenkins CBE FRWCMD • Robert John • Sir Tom Jones FRWCMD • Professor Harryono Judodihardjo • Neil & Glenys Kinnock • Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards FRWCMD • Charles Lloyd-Jones • John & Margaret Phillips • Michael & Cora McGrane • The late Angharad Rees FRWCMD • Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD & Lucy Stout • Trevor Shortman • Babs Thomas OBE • Corris Thomas • Roger Thomas • The late Marcia Watts


Also, everyone who supported our Take Your Seat Campaign (Patron, Rob Brydon) and our Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace, many members of College staff who gave generously and several donors who wish to remain anonymous.