Welcome to Gregynog Young Musician
Patron: Professor Ieuan Jones
President: Lady Davies
The Gregynog Young Musician Competition was founded in 2005 and has become one of the most prestigious events of its kind. The competition is held annually at the highly acclaimed Gregynog Hall, which has a long history of association with music and the arts.
Entrants must be aged 18 years and under and have reached Grade 8 standard or equivalent, on any orchestral instrument, brass band instrument or percussion. Go to our Entry form for more details and Competition Rules.
The chosen finalists compete for the first prize of £3,000 and the Peter Garbett-Edwards trophy.
The winner will also receive invitations to perform at Tenby Arts Festival and Machynlleth Tabernacle.
The 2017 Winners
Gregynog Young Musician of the Year ~ Nikita Burzanitsa
Gregynog Young Piano Player of the Year (joint award) ~ Nikita Burzanitsa & ZhouTian Lang
Gregynog Young Woodwind Player of the Year ~ Chloe Ellen Jones (Flute)
Gregynog Young Brass Player of the Year ~ George Strivens (French Horn)
Gregynog Young String Player of the Year (joint award) ~ Willard Carter (Cello) & Hannah Brookes-Hughes. (Violin)
Highly Commended ~ Robert Burton (Saxophone), Anwen Mai Thomas (Harp) and Ian Lum (Cello)
Ukrainian Pianist wins Competition. Read more [pdf]
Next Years Competition - 21st April 2018
The competition is divided in to 5 separate categories as follows:
'Gregynog Young String Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Pianist of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Woodwind Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Brass Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Harpist / Guitarist / Percussionist of the Year'
For the overall winner awarded the title
'Young Musician of the Year'
Category Winners will receive
Young Accompanist winner will receive
The Chairman's Trophy