October 1st, 2016

Winners of Bromsgrove International Young Musicians Competition announced

Updated: 9:56 am, Apr 08, 2016

THE FINAL round of the Bromsgrove International Young Musicians Competition was yet another soaring success as it welcomed budding winners to compete for its top prizes.

The event welcomed the new Principal of the Birmingham Conservatoire Professor Julian LLoyd Webber, who presented the first prize and the Sir John Manduell Prize.

Mr Webber spoke both of his long association with Bromsgrove town and how pleased he was to see how the competition has continued to enocurage the tradition of classical music tradition.

The first prize of £5,000 went to double bassist Toby Hughes, while French horn player Ben Goldscheider won the £3,000 second prize.

Pianist Andrew Yiangou became victor of the £1,500 third prize and Tamil Salimdanvova, also a pianist, won the £500 fourth prize.

Emily Banniser who played the recorder, won £1,000 prize for the best performance of a work composed since 1950 and Somi Kin won the £500 Accompanist’s Prize.