Help Gabe go to music school

  • £255.00
    raised of £25,000.00 goal
1% Funded
13 Donors
Raised offline: £6,195.00
Total: £6,450.00

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My name is Gabriel Bartley-Walters and I have been playing the violin since the age of 7. For the past few years, I have had dreams of going to music school to further my skills and learn more about the instrument. This would provide the opportunity for me to perform to the best of my abilities, as well as to make my country proud at the biggest stages and also be in a great position to give back to the next generation, so that they can be provided better opportunities than I was, in the future. While living in Kingston, Jamaica, I have represented the nation at the international level, being the first Jamaican to perform with the Orchestra of the Americas (formerly Youth Orchestra of the Americas) in 2014 and L'Orchestre de la Francophonie in 2017. Locally, I am the Associate Concertmaster of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica and the Concertmaster of the University of the West Indies Classical and Jazz Ensemble (UWI CAJE). In addition, I have founded the Accel String Quartet, one of the premier string quartets in Jamaica, which performs regularly at events and concerts islandwide. I also teach music at a high school in Kingston, Jamaica, and I play the violin at the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) as well as privately.

I was selected as one of a very select group of the world's best musicians to be a violin student at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK to work with some of the world's best professors and academics. By taking up this offer it will allow me to develop my skills on the instrument and represent at the highest standard of music performance. However, the costs associated with pursuing this education are too much for me to bear on my own. Therefore, I am trying numerous sources and reaching out in many directions for assistance, including this Crowdfunding page. Any financial support that you can provide will be immensely appreciated; even £10 can make a difference if 3000 or more people donate that amount. While I may never be able to repay the investment made towards my tuition expenses, as a token of my deepest gratitude, I will provide regular updates of my progress at the college via social media and youtube platforms. Here you can also find out more information about the work I have done while in Jamaica. I will also, where possible, provide links to my concerts and any projects that I partake in. Once again, I am extremely grateful for your assistance!


FOR JAMAICAN DONORS - BANK ACCOUNT INFO

Gabriel Bartley-Walters

National Commercial Bank (NCB) A/c #: 404220535

UWI MONA Branch

Please email me at [email protected] if you have donated so I can thank you personally!


Youtube: Thesnorlaxconcerto www.youtube.com/user/fsxbeginner9000

Website: www.gabrielwaltersviolin.bookmark.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/thesnorlaxconcerto



String Quartet Information

Website: www.accelstringquartet.bookmark.com

Youtube: The Accel String Quartet www.youtube.com/channel/UCLaB-GWuLmqRgdEh6OjJ3XA

Instagram: www.instagram.com/accel_stringquartet_ja

Rewards

An audio violin cover of a song of your choice

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A video cover of a song of your choice

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Organizer

  • Gabriel Walters

Donors

  • Njeri Fraser
  • Donated on Jun 06, 2021
£30.00
  • Tayma Ferriera
  • Donated on May 18, 2021
£5.00
  • Taylor Nation
  • Donated on May 07, 2021
£15.00
May 28

Offered a partial bursary

Update posted by Gabriel Walters at 12:08 pm

Offered a partial bursary of 6000gbp by the RNCM

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Apr 27

Fundraiser shared in the Jamaica Gleaner and Jamaica Observer

Update posted by Gabriel Walters at 11:08 pm

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20210426/...https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/viol...

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Donors & Comments

13 donors
  • Njeri Fraser
  • Donated on Jun 06, 2021
£30.00
  • Tayma Ferriera
  • Donated on May 18, 2021
£5.00
  • Taylor Nation
  • Donated on May 07, 2021
£15.00
£15.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Apr 27, 2021
  • Kudos, anything is possible. Peace and love.

£20.00
  • Nancy E Lokan
  • Donated on Apr 22, 2021
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  • Arsenis selalmazidis
  • Donated on Apr 06, 2021
  • Good luck with the fundraising and studies

£20.00
  • Zelda Jones
  • Donated on Apr 05, 2021
  • Wish I could contribute more - congrats and good luck!!!

£5.00
  • Chantal Gillies-Lee
  • Donated on Mar 31, 2021
£45.00
  • Randells Jones
  • Donated on Mar 21, 2021
£50.00
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£255.00
raised of £25,000.00 goal
1% Funded
13 Donors
Raised offline: £6,195.00
Total: £6,450.00

No more donations are being accepted at this time. Please contact the campaign owner if you would like to discuss further funding opportunities