Some of these, such as the Award for Young Concert Artists, are awarded to young musicians at the beginning of their careers. Others, such as the Groves Prizes, recognise lifelong contributions to the musical life of the UK.

Meet the 2015 AYCA winners

The winners can be engaged by Making Music's 3000+ members - music clubs, amateur choirs and orchestras - at fixed fees and substantial subsidi

Win your choir £4000!

S4C have announced Côr Cymru 2015 - the competition with a first prize of £4,000. Wales boasts a long tradition of fine choral singing, and this competition aims to raise the standard even further.