Alison Balsom: charity ambassador
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Alison Balsom: 15 facts about the star trumpeter
11. Alison Balsom: charity ambassador
As well as winning Gramophone Artist of the Year in 2013, Alison was awarded the PPL Classical Award by musical charity Nordoff Robbins. "As a musician, I can't think of a more valuable thing for me to do than to help highlight the constant need for a charity such as Nordoff Robbins," she said.