Music Festival

Awards for many at the Blackburn Music Festival

Congratulations to the students who took part in the Blackburn Music Festival over the weekend.

Results below are as follows:

Brass results:
11U Brass Class:
2nd Max Dove
Joint 3rd Amelia Wood & Evie Mitchell

Jessica Lowe:
First Place
Piano – Grade 1 – 12 years of age and under

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Eve Downham and Saanvi Reddy:
First Place
Piano Duet – 12 years of age and under
(Thwaites Trophy)

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Ayesha Vose and Saanvi Reddy:
First Place
String Duet – 11 years of age and under

Aditi Garg:

Third Place
String – 11 years of age and under

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Saanvi Reddy:
First Place
Piano – 12 years of age and under, own choice
Piano – 15 years of age and under, Grade 4
Second Place
String – 11 years of age and under
Recorder – 9 years and under
Third Place
String – 18 years of age and under

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Saanvi also won the Roseanne Archibald Memorial Trophy for the most promising competitor in all the piano classes.

Amelia Lowe:
First Place
Piano – 15 years and under, Grade 5
Vocal Pop Solo – 18 years and under
Vocal Solo, Light Operatic/Modern Musical – 13 years – 15 years

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Matilda Prescott-Jones:

Matilda swept the board and won first place in 7 different classes. These classes included playing her Piano, Harp and Singing. Along with being awarded 6 trophies she also won £50 in cash!

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Tom Stevens:

Tom won the Brass under 14 class playing his trumpet. He was invited back to play in the finals of the Brass competition in the evening concert and won the Brass finals too.

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Tom plays in the Lancashire Youth Concert Band and plays principal trumpet with the northern region of the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain. He is currently looking forward to playing in the orchestra with his teacher Mr Sutlieff in the school production of West Side Story. Well done, Tom!