28 April 2023
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Congratulations to Upper Fifth pupil, Fred B, who after a long day comprising 15 rounds of heats across all instruments and a finals in the evening with 18 finalist performances, has been awarded the title of Rotary Club’s Young Musician of the Year 2023. Fred won the Senior Woodwind prize during the day, and then gave a blistering performance of Sarabande et Allegro by Gabriel Grovlez in the finals to be crowned overall winner from 18 finals performances.
Other winners from our talented musicians included:
Junior Vocals: Form Two pupil Alex S
Junior Woodwind: Upper Third pupil Brian M
Intermediate Vocals: Lower Fifth pupil Emily H
Senior Strings: Upper Fifth pupil Catherine W
Intermediate Woodwind: Lower Fifth pupil Pako L
All our musicians did themselves and the College proud with many others placing as runners up in categories with a total of over 150 performers.
Fred will now go on to compete in the District finals later in 2023 against the winners of a number of other regional competition finals.