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Old Town event showing off musical maestros of all ages
5:30pm Thursday 21st March 2013 in News
Buy this photo » Ashbury School competing in the Junior Choirs 11 and under category
THE SWINDON Music Festival is continuing to showcase some of the best in the town’s ecclectic musical talent.
Juniors and adults have been competiting all week, playing to an impressive standard.
Festival vice chairman Sheila Mercer said: “The level of performance has been excellent. The quality at the music festival is always high.”
Latest winners: l Piano solo, 13 and under – Isabelle Dow, Jennifer Allen Trophy l Piano solo Grades 3 and 4 – Leo Mok, The Betty Walters Trophy l Modern Popular Piano Solo, 13 and under – Ross Wardle, Holmes Music Trophy l Piano Baroque Solo, 11 and under – Alexander Harris l Solo played from memory, 11 and under – Vyara Ivanova l Piano duet, 13 and under – Felyx Yat Kwong Wong and Kimberley Mok l Piano duet, 16 and under – Aliya Jannaty and Anahita Falaki l Piano trio, 16 and under Rei Shimizu, Sai Shimizu and Akane Gonda l Solo played from memory, 16 and under – Akane Gonda l Instrumental recital, 16 and under – Anahita Falaki, Swindon Recital Series Junior Trophy l Recorder Solo, up to Grade 1 – Lauren Hall l Recorder Solo Grade 2 – Amelia Joanne Bartlett l Recorder Solo Gardes 3-4 – Charlotte Balfour l Piano Sonata Solo, 17 and over – Amy Jefferies l Instrumental Championship – Samuel James, The Instrumental Challenge Cup l Instrumental Ensemble, any age – SYM Flute Choir, SYM Ensemble Trophy l Sacred Song – Catherine Forty, The George Snook Sacred Song Trophy l Duet – Yvonne Davis and Beverley Bobb, The Don Oliver Memorial Trophy Additional trophies presented: l Amateur Players Challenge Cup – Anahita Falaki l Jack Mant Memorial Trophy – Sebastian Osborne and Sueling Chan l Junior Guitar – Jessica Hourston Senior Guitar – Samuel James l Recorder Soloist – Charlotte Balfour and Lauren Hall l Geraldine Eves Trophy – Elliot Gunton l Ken Exton Trophy – Alexander Harris