Music was and is an essential part of daily life in Hungary.

Sir Georg Solti

Weingarten Postgraduate Study Programme

The Joseph Weingarten Memorial Trust managed by the Birmingham Conservatoire supports postgraduate study in piano, violin or voice at Birmingham Conservatoire and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest.

For students wishing to pursue non-degree studies at the Liszt Academy auditions are held in February each year at the Birmingham Conservatoire. For more information, please contact Andrea Cox, Trusts & Awards Officer and PA to Principal / Andrea.Cox[at]

Please note that in case of Weingarten scholars the 60 EUR application fee does not apply.

Study period: 1 semester or a full academic year